Partners in Preservation-New York City
Museum of the City of New York is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

1. Museum of the City of New York

9.1
1220 5th Ave (at E 103rd St), New York, NY
History Museum · East Harlem · 132 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Designed by Joseph H. Freedlander, the museum’s 1932 Georgian Revival building features a distinguished red brick façade, a marble portico replicating Federal Hall, and a handsome front terrace.

Helen Hayes Theatre is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

2. Helen Hayes Theatre

8.4
240 W 44th St (btwn 7th Ave & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Theater District · 70 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The 600-seat Helen Hayes Theatre (originally the Little Theatre) was built in 1912 as an intimate space for noncommercial plays deemed too risky to stage in larger Broadway theatres.

National Museum of the American Indian is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

3. National Museum of the American Indian

8.1
1 Bowling Grn (Broadway), New York, NY
Museum · Financial District · 100 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Custom House – home to the National Museum of the American Indian – completed in 1907 and designed by Cass Gilbert, is considered one of the four most important Federal properties in the nation.

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

4. Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum

7.8
895 Shore Rd, Bronx, NY
History Museum · 12 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The story of Pelham Bay Park’s last remaining great country estate spans four centuries, from Thomas Pell’s 1654 land purchase from the Siwanoy Indians to its current role as a vibrant museum.

City Island Nautical Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

5. City Island Nautical Museum

7.0
190 Fordham St, Bronx, NY
History Museum · City Island · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: This museum is in a former public school building that served the community for more than 75 years. The Georgian Revival school was built soon after the island became part of New York City in 1895.

Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

6. Mind-Builders Creative Arts Center

3415 Olinville Ave (at Magenta St.), Bronx, NY
Historic Site · Allerton · 2 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Built in 1906 for The Village of Olinville, this was a "Branch Municipal Building" – a topographical bureau and real estate registration site with vaults for important documents.

New York Botanical Garden is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

7. New York Botanical Garden

9.6
2900 Southern Blvd (at Bronx Park Rd), Bronx, NY
Botanical Garden · Bronx Park · 183 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rock Garden, by famed horticulturist T.H. Everett, is the only extant example of this historic genre of landscape design in any public garden in NYC.

Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library) is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

8. Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library)

10 Grand Army Plz (at Eastern Pkwy.), Brooklyn, NY
Library · Prospect Park · 111 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Central Library is an anchor institution, a modernist landmark, and one of Brooklyn's most beloved and celebrated civic spaces. Its unusual design resembles an open book, with a 50-foot entry portico.

Brown Memorial Baptist Church is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

9. Brown Memorial Baptist Church

484 Washington Ave (Gates Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Church · Clinton Hill · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Designed by Ebenezer Roberts, Brown is an early Romanesque Revival-style church with ornate features including museum-quality Tiffany stained glass windows.

Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

10. Coney Island Beach & Boardwalk

9.3
Riegelmann Boardwalk (Stillwell Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Beach · Coney Island · 336 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The B&B Carousell is the sole surviving carousel in Coney Island from Brooklyn's Golden Age. Featuring 50 hand-carved horses and two chariots, it operated on Surf Avenue until 2005.

Congregation Beth Elohim is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

11. Congregation Beth Elohim

274 Garfield Pl (8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Synagogue · North Slope · 3 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Founded in 1861 by German immigrants, Beth Elohim Synagogue anchors its Brooklyn neighborhood with a magnificent Neo-Classical Revival sanctuary and Art Deco center.

Erasmus Hall High School is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

12. Erasmus Hall High School

6.4
911 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY
High School · Flatbush · 5 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Erasmus Hall, one of the oldest schools in NYC, features its original 1787 wood schoolhouse at the center of a Gothic-inspired campus built in 1905.

Gateway National Recreation Area is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

13. Gateway National Recreation Area

50 Aviation Road (Aviation Road & Flatbush Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Beach · Southeastern Brooklyn · 3 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The DC-3 plane at Gateway National Recreation Area – known in the military as the "C-47 Skytrain – revolutionized air travel as the world's first large, reliable cargo and passenger aircraft in 1936.

Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

14. Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center

1155-1205 Manhattan Ave (Commercial St.), Brooklyn, NY
Coworking Space · Greenpoint · 2 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Part of an early 20th century rope-making complex, the building's segmentally-arched windows and projecting brick piers have been a part of the community for almost 150 years.

Weeksville Heritage Center is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

15. Weeksville Heritage Center

8.1
1698 Bergen St, Brooklyn, NY
History Museum · Weeksville · 8 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Weeksville was an intentional, independent African American community, the second largest in pre Civil War America. The site shows the self-sustaining lifestyle that helped the community flourish.

Apollo Theater is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

16. Apollo Theater

9.4
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 137 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Built in 1913, the Apollo was one of the first theaters to have fully integrated audiences and employ African Americans/Latinos both onstage and backstage.

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diasporan Institute is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

17. Caribbean Cultural Center African Diasporan Institute

408 W 58th St (8th Avenue), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Hell's Kitchen · 4 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Romanesque Revival 125th Street Firehouse in the heart of the historic El Barrio community of East Harlem is a pristine example of New York’s civic architecture of the late 19th century.

Cleopatra's Needle is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

18. Cleopatra's Needle

7.4
2485 Broadway (btwn 93rd St and 92nd St), New York, NY
Jazz Club · Upper West Side · 34 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Like the creation of Central Park, the effort to acquire the obelisk from Egypt was seen as key to New York's status among the great cities of the world. Thousands attended its erection in 1881.

Ellis Island is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

19. Ellis Island

New York, NY
Island · Ellis Island · 83 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: More than one million immigrants were treated in the un-restored US Public Health Service buildings, the only remaining example of a pavilion style hospital, designed to control the spread of disease.

Solomon R Guggenheim Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

20. Solomon R Guggenheim Museum

9.1
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 516 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The complexity and controversy surrounding the design of the museum lasted so long that both patron Solomon Guggenheim and architect Frank Lloyd Wright died before the building’s completion in 1959.

Henry Street Settlement is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

21. Henry Street Settlement

265 Henry St (at Montgomery St.), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Lower East Side · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Henry Street placed the first nurse in a public school, opened the first playground, and is a founding site of the NAACP.

High Line is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

22. High Line

9.6
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1364 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The High Line was originally built to replace dangerous street-level rail lines by connecting trains carrying goods, including nearly half of the city's milk, directly to second-story loading docks.

Intrepid Museum Store is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

23. Intrepid Museum Store

7.7
1 Intrepid Sq (46th Steet), New York, NY
Gift Shop · Hell's Kitchen · 10 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: In service from 1958-1964, the once "top secret" Growler is an early nuclear cruise missile submarine that patrolled the coast of the Soviet Union.

Japan Society is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

24. Japan Society

9.4
333 E 47th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Museum · Turtle Bay · 46 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: This building, by Junzo Yoshimura, was New York's first modernist Japanese structure, an expression of Japanese cultural heritage married to a mid-twentieth-century aesthetic and modern materials.

25. New York Public Library - Jefferson Market

425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.), New York, NY
Library · West Village · 40 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Initially a courthouse and then as a home for various city agencies, the Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library has served the Greenwich Village community for more than forty years.

Flushing Town Hall is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

26. Flushing Town Hall

7.7
137-35 Northern Blvd (at Linden Pl), Flushing, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Flushing · 8 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Flushing Town Hall has also served as a police station, jail, bank and magistrate court. The Romanesque Revival façade is emblematic of 19th c. municipal architecture.

Louis Armstrong House Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

27. Louis Armstrong House Museum

9.5
34-56 107th St (btwn 34th & 37th Ave), Corona, NY
Museum · North Corona · 16 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Iconic jazz musician Louis Armstrong and his wife Lucille - a Cotton Club dancer - purchased this house in 1943 and lived here for the rest of their lives.

Queens County Farm Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

28. Queens County Farm Museum

8.8
7350 Little Neck Pkwy (btwn 73rd Rd. & 74th Ave.), Floral Park, NY
Museum · Glen Oaks · 56 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Farm Museum’s site history dates back to 1697, making it the longest continually-farmed site in New York State. Its centerpiece is the Adriance Farmhouse, built in 1772 in the Flemish style.

Rocket Thrower Statue is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

29. Rocket Thrower Statue

6.5
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Flushing Meadows-Corona Park · 3 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rocket Thrower, one of a collection of monuments from the 1964 World's Fair, consists of a bronze figure hurling a rocket with one hand and reaching to a constellation of stars with the other.

Astoria Park Pool is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

30. Astoria Park Pool

8.0
Astoria Park (North side), Astoria, NY
Pool · Astoria · 34 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The streamlined and simple decorative forms, a 32-foot diving platform, and deco-style pool illustrate the Astoria Pool’s 1936 Works Progress Administration beginnings.

Alice Austen House is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

31. Alice Austen House

8.3
2 Hylan Blvd (Edgewater St), Staten Island, NY
Art Museum · Rosebank · 19 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: Alice Austen, one of the foremost early American women documentary photographers, was born and lived in her family's "Clear Comfort" home for 80 years.

32. Our Lady of Maount Carmel Grotto

36 Amity St (at Fletcher St.), Staten Island, NY
Historic Site · Rosebank · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The grotto – a concrete and stone structure laid out in serpentine fashion with a central chapel and two flanking wings – was built in 1937 and is a vivid example of Italian-American folk art design.

33. Rossville AME Zion Church

584 Bloomingdale Rd, Staten Island, NY
Historic Site · South Shore · 1 tip

Saving PlacesSaving Places: The Rossville Church is a tangible link to Staten Island’s prosperous African American community of the 19th century.

Staten Island Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

34. Staten Island Museum

8.2
1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
History Museum · Randall Manor · 14 tips and reviews

Saving PlacesSaving Places: This 83-acre property is home to New York City’s first designated landmarks, which are considered the finest example of Greek revival architecture in America.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

35. Lower East Side Tenement Museum

9.2
103 Orchard St (at Delancey St), New York, NY
History Museum · Lower East Side · 125 tips and reviews
Woodlawn Cemetery is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

36. Woodlawn Cemetery

Webster Avenue (at E 233rd Street), Bronx, NY
Cemetery · Van Cortlandt Park · 20 tips and reviews
Waterfront Museum is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

37. Waterfront Museum

7.2
290 Conover St (Pier 44), Brooklyn, NY
Museum · 8 tips and reviews
Duo Multicultural Arts Center (DMAC) is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

38. Duo Multicultural Arts Center (DMAC)

62 E 4th St (btwn 2nd Ave & Bowery), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · East Village · 2 tips and reviews
Federal Hall National Memorial is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

39. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.6
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 42 tips and reviews
St. Mark's Church in the Bowery is one of Partners in Preservation-New York City.

40. St. Mark's Church in the Bowery

131 E 10th St (at 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Church · East Village · 17 tips and reviews