Special Little Places
Little Red Lighthouse is one of Special Little Places.

1. Little Red Lighthouse

9.5
Fort Washington Park (George Washington Bridge), New York, NY
Lighthouse · Hudson Heights · 41 tips and reviews
Private Passage is one of Special Little Places.

2. Private Passage

7.9
Hudson River Park, Pier 96 (12th Ave & W 55th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Hell's Kitchen · 1 tip

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: This distinctive sculpture consists of a 30’ x 8’6” wine bottle resting on its side, with interiors taken from a stateroom of the original ocean liner, RMS Queen Mary.

Max Neuhaus "Times Square" is one of Special Little Places.

3. Max Neuhaus "Times Square"

Broadway & 46th St., New York, NY
Art Gallery · Theater District · 5 tips and reviews
New York Public Library is one of Special Little Places.

4. New York Public Library

9.5
476 5th Ave (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 505 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Since 1987, the REAL Winnie the Pooh and four of his best friends--Eeyore, Piglet, Kanga, and Tigger--have been living at The New York Public Library's Children's Center.

Giant Needle and Button is one of Special Little Places.

5. Giant Needle and Button

6.3
555 7th Ave (between 39th and 40th Streets), New York, NY
Historic Site · Garment District · 3 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: The site-specific work is located right next to the “Garment Worker” sculpture by Judith Weller. It's on top of the Fashion Center Business Improvement District (BID) information kiosk.

Wyndham New Yorker is one of Special Little Places.

6. Wyndham New Yorker

8.3
481 8th Ave (btwn 34th and 35th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Garment District · 192 tips and reviews

Michael B.Michael Bauser: Go to the New Yorker and find the plaque (near the Bolt Bus stop) dedicated to inventor Nikola Tesla. He spent the last 10 years of his life at the hotel, dying there in 1943. Read more.

Ace Hotel Lobby Bar is one of Special Little Places.

7. Ace Hotel Lobby Bar

9.1
16 W 29th St (btwn Broadway & 5th Ave), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · NoMad · 225 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: When the Ace moved into the the landmarked 1904 Breslin Hotel, they were not allowed to modify the existing walls. If you look carefully, you can see that the lobby is actually a set.

The McKittrick Hotel is one of Special Little Places.

8. The McKittrick Hotel

9.4
530 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Indie Theater · Chelsea · 300 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Wear good shoes, contact lenses instead of glasses, and dress lightly. Be prepared to go up and down several flights of stairs. And follow the man with the bloodstains on his clothing.

Limelight Shops is one of Special Little Places.

9. Limelight Shops

5.7
656 Avenue of the Americas (at W 20th St.), New York, NY
Department Store · Flatiron District · 80 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: This 25000-square-foot former eighties nightclub (and, before that, a church) was converted into a shopping emporium in May 2010. Check out the stained glass windows.

The Andy Monument is one of Special Little Places.

10. The Andy Monument

17th St. (Union Square West), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 13 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Chrome-plated 10-ft. tall statue of Andy Warhol stands near a former Factory location, and where he was shot. Scheduled to remain until October 2, 2011.

Union Square Metronome is one of Special Little Places.

11. Union Square Metronome

6.9
1 Union Sq S, New York, NY
Public Art · Greenwich Village · 7 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: The first 7 digits show time in a 24-hour format as hours, minutes, seconds, tenths of a second. The center digit represents hundredths of a second. The remaining digits display time left in the day.

Murray's Cheese is one of Special Little Places.

12. Murray's Cheese

9.6
254 Bleecker St (at Cornelia St), New York, NY
Cheese Shop · West Village · 228 tips and reviews
The Evolution Store is one of Special Little Places.

13. The Evolution Store

8.4
120 Spring St (btw Greene St. & Mercer St.), New York, NY
Gift Shop · SoHo · 49 tips and reviews

Emily S.Emily Sears: The baby fetus skeletons are real. Go upstairs and contemplate.

Village Chess Shop is one of Special Little Places.

14. Village Chess Shop

230 Thompson St (at W 3rd St.), New York, NY
Hobby Shop · Greenwich Village · 6 tips and reviews
Brandy Library is one of Special Little Places.

15. Brandy Library

9.1
25 N Moore St (at Varick), New York, NY
Whisky Bar · Tribeca · 155 tips and reviews
The Morgan Library & Museum is one of Special Little Places.

16. The Morgan Library & Museum

9.4
225 Madison Ave (btwn E 36th & E 37th St), New York, NY
Museum · Murray Hill · 156 tips and reviews