Landmarks & Historical Buildings in Manhattan NY

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1. Statue of Liberty

Dedicated in 1886 as a gift to the United States form the people of France, the Statue of Liberty is arguabley the most recognizable landmark in the Empirte State. www.nps.gov/stli
 
New York, NY, 10004


212-363-7620 more info »

2. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Upper East Side Frank Lloyd Wright's New York masterpiece is recognized around the world, and visitors come form around the world to view this museum's collection of art. Art form the late 19th and early 20th centuries represents such movements as Impressionism, Post-Impressionism, Surrealism and German Expressionism, with pieces by such renowned names as Picasso, van Gogh, Kandisky, Chagall and other modern masters. www.guggenheim.org
1071 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY, 10128


212-423-3500 more info »

3. Seagram Building

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Midtown
375 Park Ave.
New York, NY, 10152


212-572-7000 more info »

4. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Inwood Last surviving Dutch-Colonial farmhouse, over 200 years old. See website for more details. www.dyckman.org
4881 Broadway
New York, NY, 10034


212-304-9422 more info »

5. St. Patrick's Cathedral

Magnificent stained glass windows, ornate shrines and monumental Gothic architecture greet visitors at St. Patricks Cathedral, the seat of the Archbishop of New York and the largest Catholic Cathedral in the United States. www.ny-archdiocese.org
1011 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY, 10022


212-753-2261 more info »

6. Hearst Magazine Building

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Midtown
951 Eighth Ave.
New York, NY, 10019


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7. El Museo Del Barrio

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Spanish Harlem El Museo del Barrio has evolved into New York’s leading Latino cultural institution, having expanded its mission to represent the diversity of art and culture in all of the Caribbean and Latin America. The museum's collection include 8,000 objects that range from a pre-Columbian vessels to contemporary masterpeices, including photography, film and video. www.elmuseo.org
1230 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY, 10029


212-831-7272 more info »

8. Hamilton Fish Park Library

Neighborhood: Manhattan/East Village
415 East Houston St.
New York, NY, 10002


212-673-2290 more info »

9. Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Morningside Heights Construction on this magnificent cathedral began in 1892, and to date the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine remains unfinished. The mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the cathedral also hosts a number of public programs, including concerts, dance recitals, readings, exhibits, a poetry program and public tours. www.stjohndivine.org
1047 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY, 10025


212-316-7540 more info »

10. Museum of Television and Radio

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Midtown www.mtr.org
25 W. 52nd St.
New York, NY, 10019


212-621-6600 more info »

11. Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Upper East Side Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum is the only museum in the country devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design. A Smithsonian Institution facility, the museum features collections that include drawings, prints and graphic design; product design and decorative arts; textiles; and wallcoverings. Click here for a Location. www.cooperhewitt.org
2 E. 91st St.
New York, NY, 10128


212-849-8400 more info »

12. Apollo Theater

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Harlem Built in 1914, the Apollo is located on Harlem's W.125th St and has and continues to feature many elaborate, leading cabaret concerts. www.apollotheater.org
253 W. 125th St.
New York, NY, 10027


212-749-5838 more info »

13. Grant's Tomb

Mausoleum influenced by Napoleon's tomb in Paris for President Ulysses S. Grant & his wife, answering that age old question who is buried in Grant's Tomb? Second largest mausoleum in the west. A quite out of the way location. Admission, tours & programs all free. www.nps.gov/gegr
 Riverside Drive
New York, NY, 10027


212-666-1640 more info »

14. Singer Building

Neighborhood: Manhattan/SoHo
561 Broadway
New York, NY, 10012


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15. Clocktower

Neighborhood: Manhattan/TriBeCa
346 Broadway
New York, NY, 10013


212-274-4449 more info »

16. Puck Building

Neighborhood: Manhattan/SoHo
295 LaFayette St.
New York, NY, 10012


212-274-8900 more info »

17. Yeshiva University

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Washington Heights Oldest Jewish educational building in America. www.yu.edu
500 W. 185th St.
New York, NY, 10033


212-960-5400 more info »

18. Carnegie Hall and Weill Recital Hall

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Midtown Guided tours available; since 1891 the hall has been host to the world's greatest orchestras, conductors and soloists. Weill Recital Hall is at 154 W. 57th St. Carnegie Hall seats 2,800 and the smaller Weill Recital Hall seats 250. The building was designed by William Burnet Tuthill and opened to great fanfare from New York society who adored its European Renaissance-style architecture. Andrew Carnegie funded its construction and its artistic legacy is set in stone. The website has information on the hall including what's new and notable, tickets, and a concert calendar. www.carnegiehall.org
881 Seventh Ave.
New York, NY, 10019


212-903-9705 more info »

19. Castle Clinton National Monument

Neighborhood: Manhattan/Financial District Castle Clinton was built to defend New York Harbor during the War of 1812. It served as an entertainment center during the mid-1880s, an immigrant landing depot form 1855 to 1890 and the home of the New York City Aquarium for nearly 50 years. www.nps.gov/cacl
26 Wall St.
New York, NY, 10005


212-344-7220 more info »

20. Cooper Union

Neighborhood: Manhattan/East Village www.cooper.edu
30 Cooper Sq.
New York, NY, 10003


212-353-4100 more info »
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