NOTABLE PLACES IN NYC



American Museum of Natural History:
One of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions, the American Museum of Natural History has advanced its global mission to discover, interpret, and disseminate information about human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-ranging program of scientific research, education, and exhibition since its founding in 1869.



Apollo Theater:
A commissioner and presenter, the Apollo Theater is a catalyst for new artists, audiences, and creative workforce; and partner in the projection of the African American narrative and its role in the development of American and global culture.


Barclays Center:
In the heart of Brooklyn, at the crossroads of Atlantic and Flatbush Avenues, Barclays Center is setting a new standard as the showcase venue for the world’s most thrilling entertainment and sports events. It is the state-of-the-art home of the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets and the NHL’s New York Islanders, boasting one of the most intimate seating configurations ever designed for a modern multi-purpose arena.



Broadway:
Widely considered to represent the highest level of commercial theatre in the English-speaking world, Broadway theatre,
commonly known as Broadway, refers to the theatrical performances presented in the 41 professional theatres each with 500 or more seats located in the Theater District and Lincoln Center along Broadway, in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. 



Brooklyn Botanical Gardens:
An urban botanic garden that connects people to the world of plants, the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens foster delight and curiosity while inspiring an appreciation and sense of stewardship of the environment.


Brooklyn Bridge Park:
A world-class waterfront park with rolling hills, riverfront promenades, lush gardens, and spectacular city views, Brooklyn Bridge Park's list of amenities continues to grow as the people work each day to revitalize this previously deteriorated industrial space and build a park that allows New Yorkers to rediscover the waterfront.


Carbone:
An Italian-American restaurant, Carbone pays homage to the essence of the great Italian-American restaurants of mid-20th century in New York, where delicious, exceptionally well-prepared food was served in settings that were simultaneously elegant, comfortable and unpretentious. The food nods to that same history, but take its culinary cues from the great talents and techniques of the present and of the future.


Carnegie Hall:
Presenting extraordinary music and musicians on the three stages of this legendary hall, Carnegie Hall's mission is to bring the transformative power of music to the widest possible audience, to provide visionary education programs, and to foster the future of music through the cultivation of new works, artists and audiences.



Central Park:
The largest and most important public park in Manhattan, New York City, Central Park occupies an area of 840 acres, and extends between 59th and 110th streets (about 2.5 miles) and between Fifth and Eighth avenues (about 0.5 miles). It was one of the first American parks to be developed using landscape architecture techniques.


Chelsea Piers:
A 28-acre waterfront sports village located between 17th and 23rd Streets along Manhattan's Hudson River, Chelsea Piers Sports & Entertainment Complex is a $120 million, privately-financed project opened in 1995, transforming four historic, but long-neglected, piers into a major center for public recreation and waterfront access. 



Coney Island:
Home to the Cyclone (the legendary wooden roller coaster) and Luna Park amusement park, the New York Aquarium, the original Nathan’s Famous, the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team, a world-renowned boardwalk, and, of course, beautiful Atlantic beaches, Coney Island is an absolute must on any New York City itinerary. 


Empire State Building:
Opened in 1931, the Empire State Building is the world's most famous office building, a historical landmark, and was named "America's Favorite Architecture" in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects. It's no surprise that visiting this amazing building is one of the top places to visit in New York.


Federal Reserve:
The 22-floor, limestone and sandstone headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York contrasts sharply with the neighboring steel and glass skyscrapers of the Manhattan’s downtown financial district. Architecturally, the building is reminiscent of the Italian Renaissance period, featuring a robust palazzo design. 



Grand Central Terminal:
Opened to the public on February 2, 1913, Grand Central is a world-famous landmark and transportation hub in Midtown Manhattan. Its rich history is a story of immense wealth and great engineering, but also of survival and rebirth.


JW Marriot Essex House NY:
Offering luxury hotel rooms and suites, including family accommodations, with marble bathrooms and views of Manhattan, JW Marriott Essex House New York features a health club, spa tub, and a coffee shop/café. It is immediately recognizable by its original red neon rooftop sign.

King's Plaza:
With approximately 4,200 jobs in retail services and over 120 individual stores, Kings Plaza is the largest indoor shopping center within the borough of Brooklyn. It opened in September 1970, and is located at the southeast corner of Flatbush Avenue and Avenue U, just north of Floyd Bennett Field.


Kings Theatre:
Upon its inception in 1929, the Loew's Kings Theatre was one of the most exquisite theatres in the nation. Originally designed by architectural masters Rapp & Rapp with interior design by Harold W. Rambusch, the theatre was truly an ornate spectacle for the masses. As one of the five original "Loew's Wonder Theatres," the Kings was originally ordained a movie and live performance theatre of epic proportion.


Le Coucou:
A gracious modern nod to fine European gastronomy, Le Coucou shrinks the intercontinental divide separating the City of Lights and the Big Apple, proving that the true essence of fine French dining can thrive in any time zone.



Madison Square Garden:
As a world leader in live sports and entertainment, The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) sets a global standard for excellence in live experiences and forges deep and enduring connections with diverse and passionate audiences that span generations.


Metropolitan Opera House:
Founded in 1883, with its first opera house built on Broadway and 39th Street by a group of wealthy businessmen who wanted their own theater, the Metropolitan Opera is a vibrant home for the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, visual artists, choreographers, and dancers from around the world.


Minskoff Theatre:
Opened in 1973, Minskoff Theatre was named for Sam Minskoff and Sons, one of New York’s distinguished real estate families. More than 200 craftsmen and artisans worked nearly six months to extensively refurbish the Minskoff Theatre to welcome Disney’s The Lion King. The Minskoff has 1,696 seats and is one of The Nederlander Organization‘s nine Broadway theatres.

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts:
Using the visual arts as a point of departure for exploring new artistic production across a variety of disciplines, the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA) incites dialogue on pressing social and political issues facing the African Diaspora and fosters a dynamic space for the creation and continuous evolution of culture through exhibitions and programming.

Museum of Jewish Heritage:
As a place of memory, the Museum of Jewish Heritage enables Holocaust survivors to speak through recorded testimony, and draws on rich collections to illuminate Jewish history and experience. As a public history institution, it offers intellectually rigorous and engaging exhibitions, programs, and educational resources. It is committed to the crucial mission of educating diverse visitors about Jewish life before, during, and after the Holocaust.

Museum of Modern Art:
Celebrating creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity, the Museum of Modern Art aims to be an inclusive place—both onsite and online—where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome. It's committed to sharing the most thought-provoking modern and contemporary art, and the of exploring the art, ideas, and issues of our time.


New York Stock Exchange:
A listed community of more than 2,400 companies, the New York Stock Exchange is taking on today’s greatest challenges – whether turning ideas into tech campuses, driving medical innovations for quality of life or providing manufacturing, financial services or leading retail experiences.


The NoMad:
Comprised of a series of rooms surrounding a glass-enclosed atrium, The NoMad's menu is refined, yet approachable, complimented by a wine program that celebrates the great winegrowing regions of the world and innovative, classically-focused cocktails.


The Odeon:
A New York City classic, the Odeon has been around since 1980, long before the Tribeca streets became lined with Vespas and well-dressed children. It's no fuss, no pomp and circumstance, just good food in a great place with a phenomenal crowd that seems to be the perfect medley of fashion girls, notable writers, and Hollywood types.


Queens Center Mall:
An urban shopping mall in the Elmhurst neighborhood of Queens, New York City, Queens Center Mall can be found at the intersection of Queens Boulevard and Woodhaven Boulevard. Queens Center Mall is the largest mall in Queens.

Sheraton NY Times Square Hotel:
Welcoming travelers to Midtown Manhattan with superb amenities, elevated accommodations, the  Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel is an ideal location in the heart of New York City. It faces 7th Avenue, West 52nd Street, and West 53rd Street, and is one of the world's top 100 tallest hotels and one of the tallest hotels in New York City.


South Street Seaport:
A historic area in the New York City borough of Manhattan, the South Street Seaport is centered where Fulton Street meets the East River, and is adjacent to the Financial District. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan, and includes the largest concentration of restored early 19th-century commercial buildings in the city.


Statue of Liberty:
A gift of friendship from the people of France to the United States, "The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World" is recognized as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886.  It was designated as a National Monument in 1924.  Employees of the National Park Service have been caring for the colossal copper statue since 1933.


Times Square:
The most bustling square of New York, Times Square is known for its many Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. It's formed by the intersection of Seventh Avenue, 42nd Street, and Broadway, and is bounded roughly by Sixth and Eighth avenues to the east and west, respectively, and by 40th and 53rd streets to the south and north, respectively.


Trump International Hotel & Tower:
As one of the most luxurious hotels overlooking Central Park and steps away from Columbus Circle, Lincoln Center, and Fifth Avenue, Trump International Hotel & Tower gives you the best shopping and nightlife New York City has to offer. Guests of the hotel are surrounded by impeccable style, spectacular service, and luxurious amenities, including the personalized Attaché service exclusive to Trump Hotels.



Wildair:
With sleek, slate-topped counters and bottles of colorfully labeled natural wines lining the wall, Wildair is a small eatery in the Lower East Side of New York City. It is a restaurant you can live in, and the food is often more inventive than most are used to.

World Trade Center:
The world’s most closely watched urban renewal project, the World Trade Center links Tribeca to the Financial District, and brims with innovative architecture, renowned public artwork, and grand open spaces. This is a neighborhood reborn, pulsing with energy 24/7/365, and offering a vibrant, street-level experience that thoughtfully integrates the built environment into its surroundings.


9/11 Memorial and Museum:
With its grove of trees, the 9/11 Memorial’s Plaza is an actual green roof for the structure housing the 9/11 Memorial Museum, a train station and other facilities 70 feet below street level. Landscape architecture firm Peter Walker and Partners designed the plaza and a “suspended paving system” to support the swamp white oak trees growing on the plaza.

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