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Name Category Location
 
Appellate Division Courthouse
Sculpted by Frederick Ruckstuhl, figures...
Government Buildings Flatiron District
 
B. Altman Building/New York Public Library–Science, Industry, and Business Library (SIBL)
In 1906 department-store magnate Benjamin Altman...
Architectural Sites Murray Hill
 
Bowling Green
Perhaps most recognized as the home of Arturo Di...
Parks Financial District
 
Carl Schurz Park
Facing the East River, this park, named for a...
Parks Upper East Side
 
Christie's
One of the first items to be auctioned at the New...
Stores / Malls Midtown West
 
Christopher Park
You might have to share a bench in this tiny park...
Squares West Village
 
City Hall
What once marked the northernmost point of...
Government Buildings Financial District
 
Columbus Circle
This busy traffic circle at Central Park's...
Neighborhoods / Streets Upper West Side
 
Daily News Building
The landmark lobby of this art deco tower...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
The Dakota
One of the first residences built on the Upper...
Architectural Sites Upper West Side
 
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
With its imposing mix of sandstone, limestone,...
Financial Institutions Financial District
 
First Corinthian Baptist Church
One of the most ornate structures in Harlem, this...
Religious Sites Harlem
 
Fraunces Tavern Museum
This former tavern, where General George...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Grant's Tomb
Walk through upper Riverside Park and you're...
Memorials / Monuments Upper West Side
 
Helmsley Building
This Warren & Wetmore–designed 1929 landmark...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
Koreatown
Despite sitting in the shade of the Empire State...
Neighborhoods / Streets Murray Hill
 
Louis Armstrong House Museum
For the last 28 years of his life the famed jazz...
Houses / Mansions Flushing and Corona
 
Mahayana Buddhist Temple
This pleasant and bright Buddhist temple is at a...
Religious Sites Chinatown
 
Marcus Garvey Park
At the center of this historic, tree-filled...
Parks Harlem
 
Masjid Malcolm Shabazz
Talk about religious conversions. In the...
Religious Sites Harlem
 
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower
When it was added to the original building on...
Architectural Sites Flatiron District
 
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
Built in 1799, this former carriage house...
Museums / Galleries Upper East Side
 
New York Public Library (NYPL) Main Branch: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
In 2011 the "Library with the Lions" celebrated...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
 
The New York Times Building
This 52-story building with its distinctive,...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
 
The Paley Center for Media
With three galleries of photographs and artifacts...
Museums / Galleries Midtown West
 
Queens Botanical Garden
Adjacent to Flushing Meadows–Corona Park,...
Gardens / Arboretums Flushing and Corona
 
Roosevelt Island
The 2-mile-long East River slice of land that...
Neighborhoods / Streets, Memorials / Monuments Upper East Side
 
The Row
Built from 1833 through 1837, this series of...
Architectural Sites Greenwich Village
 
The San Remo
You're likely to notice its twin towers rising...
Architectural Sites Upper West Side
 
SculptureCenter
Founded by artists in 1928 to exhibit innovative...
Museums / Galleries Long Island City
 
Seagram Building
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a pioneer of modern...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
Skyscraper Museum
Why get a crick in your neck—or worse, risk...
Museums / Galleries Financial District
 
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden
Once part of a sprawling farm, this 83-acre...
Historic Districts / Sites Staten Island
 
Socrates Sculpture Park
In 1986 local artist Mark di Suvero and other...
Public Art (Mural / Sculpture / Statue) Long Island City
 
St. Luke's Place
Steeped in New York City history and shaded by...
Neighborhoods / Streets West Village
 
St. Mark's Church in-the-Bowery
This charming 1799 fieldstone country church,...
Religious Sites East Village
 
St. Paul's Chapel
For more than a year after the World Trade Center...
Religious Sites Financial District
 
Stuyvesant Street
This diagonal slicing through the block...
Neighborhoods / Streets East Village
 
Sugar Hill
Standing on the bluff of Sugar Hill overlooking...
Neighborhoods / Streets Harlem
 
Trinity Wall Street Church
Alexander Hamilton is buried under a white-stone...
Religious Sites Financial District
 
Trump Tower
The tallest all-glass building in Manhattan...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
Tudor City
Before Donald Trump, there was Fred F. French. In...
Architectural Sites Midtown East
 
University Club
Among the best surviving works of McKim, Mead &...
Architectural Sites Midtown West
 
Washington Mews
A rarity in Manhattan, this pretty, brick-covered...
Neighborhoods / Streets Greenwich Village
 
Wave Hill
Drawn by stunning views of the Hudson River and...
Gardens / Arboretums The Bronx
 
Woolworth Building
Until 40 Wall Street stole the title in 1930, but...
Architectural Sites Financial District
 
World Financial Center (WFC)
The four towers of this complex, which range...
Architectural Sites Financial District

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