34th Street Partnership

Herald Square

W 34th St & Broadway (at 6th Ave), New York, NY 10001, United States
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Herald Square, named for the New York Herald newspaper, is managed by the 34th Street Partnership and features the elaborate Bennett Clock, exquisite gardens, tables and chairs, a food kiosk operated by Wafels & Dinges, and free public restrooms.

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  • Perry Ellis

    Herald Square is a great place to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Make sure you wear your favorite Perry Ellis coat to stay warm. Read more

    Perry Ellis · June 11, 2011
  • CarbZombie J.

    Relax in the neon green chairs.

    CarbZombie Jenn · September 30, 2009
  • NarniaFans.com

    20th Century Fox designed a Voyage of the Dawn Treader themed garden for the Macy's Flower Show to promote the DVD and Blu-ray release. Read more

    NarniaFans.com · April 13, 2011
  • naveen

    at night, look up at bennett monument: the eyes of two bronze owls at the top glow eerie green every second or so. "la nuit porte conseil." (the night brings counsel.)

    naveen · June 20, 2012
  • Robert G.

    Walking through here is like hearding cats!!!

    Robert Guerrero · May 26, 2010
  • Fashion Herald

    Where to find a shady spot to sit on 34th Street. Get great coffee at the 'wichcraft kiosk and hit up their happy hour coffee & tea specials (1/2 off every day 3-6pm). (via Scoville) Read more

    Fashion Herald · May 16, 2011
  • Untapped Cities

    One of the walls you might have sped past in this subway station is covered with handmade pottery tiles in shades of copper and tan, as part of an art piece by Michele Oka Doner called Radiant Site. Read more

    Untapped Cities · August 16, 2012
  • B. S.

    Look at the eye of the owls.. Just do it.

    B. Simi · February 3, 2011
  • Jon S.

    check out macy's Christmas windows. it's amazing paper art!

    Jon Steinback · December 9, 2010
  • Albert A.

    Watch the Macys windows

    Albert Abuso · December 28, 2009
  • Irina

    Catch some sun on the chairs at lunch

    Irina · April 1, 2010
  • Joyll C.

    On summer nights it's a great place to relax!!

    Joyll Cambridge · June 19, 2010
  • Sean C.

    where the most whacked-out people are in NYC

    Sean Christopher · April 25, 2010
  • Kevin F.

    Named for the NY Herald, a once-great newspaper published here

    Kevin Fitzpatrick · January 17, 2010
  • Gaurav K.

    Hordes of tourists

    Gaurav Kc · December 14, 2009
  • RJ C.

    Its nice they have the bike paths now and more seats, good place to relax during late spring, summer and early fall

    RJ Corcuera · October 9, 2010
  • WillieScrapes

    Shopping, indoor malls, outdoor parks, vendors, sights, sounds-atmosphere.

    WillieScrapes · February 23, 2012
  • Dominic G.

    Great place to sit and relax from all your NYC walking. :) Read more

    Dominic Gadoury · October 10, 2011
  • Darlene M.

    If you see a table, grab it. They're hard to come by.

    Darlene McCullough · April 5, 2010
  • Rugi (Sebnem Shirley Arslan)

    Just grab your lunch and have a seat in the middle of the square,enjoy waching the city feel which is my fave of all times...:)

    Rugi (Sebnem Shirley Arslan) · October 26, 2012
  • Rob P.

    Watch out for birds flying over head - they may drop a present on you or your food...

    Rob Pratt · November 22, 2010
  • Andy P.

    nice place

    Andy Prasetya · November 15, 2010
  • Amalia F.

    have fun with friends while brunch

    Amalia FarId · August 31, 2010
  • Joab Alves L.

    I Love Windows Phone"

    Joab Alves LOTADO · May 14, 2013
  • Carlos S.

    Perfect place to have lunch... With the sounds of birds and the sunshine ! Beautiful

    Carlos Silva Ramos · May 5, 2013
  • Brazen L.

    Grab a chair and people watch.

    Brazen Lingerie · April 28, 2013
  • Nick F.

    Not in a rush? Find someone larger than you to draft behind.

    Nick Foden · October 23, 2012
  • Dave B.

    The people watching is off the charts here. Mostly confused tourists getting ripped off. Fun.

    Dave Brown · June 8, 2012
  • WillieScrapes

    Tables & chairs among the trees for sitting and waiting.

    WillieScrapes · January 15, 2012
  • Christopher L.

    Great shopping mecca, but also a wonderful haven in the midst of the city!

    Christopher Lott · August 30, 2011
  • DezVFX G.

    Quiet is kept, 34th is a lot more gully than 42nd. Stay alert late night and avoid the problems

    DezVFX GraphicDesignNY · August 26, 2011
  • Kristina V.

    This is so relaxing

    Kristina Vera · August 22, 2011
  • Las Vegas M.

    Excellent people watching.

    Las Vegas Mannequins · August 2, 2011
  • Las Vegas M.

    Great shopping!

    Las Vegas Mannequins · May 2, 2011
  • The Corcoran Group

    Tourist central, but a great selection of national chain shops.

    The Corcoran Group · October 9, 2013
  • Chilly C.

    Herald Square is a great place to sit, grab a cold water and take in the sights. We stopped in to Macy's-the largest department store in the world! Don't forget to stop in!

    Chilly ConQueso · June 27, 2013
  • Gwendolyn M.

    Great place to sit and take a break! Plus there's free wifi!

    Gwendolyn Mayo · June 9, 2013
  • Charles T.

    Free restrooms in Macy's

    Charles Tabangcora · May 16, 2012
  • Sarah S.

    great pizza everywhere (including $1 slices!) & I love the parks +MACYS

    Sarah Seeds · April 11, 2012
  • Ashley K.

    great place to eat lunch, relax & people watch.

    Ashley Kiyana · February 27, 2012
  • Angela Y.

    Macy's holiday windows :)

    Angela Yang · December 19, 2011
  • Jecoliah S.

    Nice for after work relaxation

    Jecoliah Samuel · September 14, 2011
  • Nirawat U.

    On summer nights it's a great place to relax!!

    Nirawat Upani · February 23, 2011
  • Melody G.

    Great people watching

    Melody Gambino · September 13, 2014
  • Compass

    Outdoor bistro tables, by-the-hour bike rental stations, and gourmet coffee stands make people-watching the sport of choice at this multi-block streetfront gathering spot.

    Compass · April 25, 2014
  • Joe P.

    The windows are really impressive this year

    Joe Puglisi · December 17, 2013
  • Sari F.

    Great fresh fm event with P&g!

    Sari Fruitbine Shaw · June 19, 2013
  • Noel M.

    They now have public bike rentals across the street

    Noel M · May 25, 2013
  • Jessica D.

    This is a nice clean area. Great place to get some shopping done!

    Jessica Doby · February 17, 2013
  • Porfirio P.

    Great during Christmas season and in the summer sit down outside for a coffee and croisant

    Porfirio Pina · December 15, 2012

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