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Lincoln Center Plaza (Josie Robertson Plaza)

Plaza, Performing Arts Venue, and Pool
Columbus Ave. (btwn W 63rd & W 64th St.), New York, NY 10023, United States
Hours:
Open (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 24 Hours
Wi-Fi:
Yes

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  • Boris Y.

    показы моды здесь!

    Boris Y. · 1 day ago
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  • Iro P.

    Worth a visit especially when the sun goes down!

    Iro Prodromou · 3 weeks ago
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  • Cara L.

    Favourite place to sit outside and read.

    Cara Lau · March 2
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  • Lydia B.

    Amazing piece of architecture

    Lydia Berkennou · January 26
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  • Xenia

    I want to have a Dolce vita moment in the fountain one night

    Xenia · January 11
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  • Arman P.

    Stylish and beautiful!

    Arman Pap · January 6
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  • Victorino F.

    Free wifi and beautiful plaza

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  • Clara L.

    Come in the afternoon and spend some time under the trees at a table, inside the music and performing arts library, or check out the lovely grass section right across from Julliard.

    Clara Lu · October 22, 2014
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  • José C.

    For all those traveling, there is a Wifi hotspot available here. Relax near the fountain and upload your pics to Instagram.

    José Cortés · September 21, 2014
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  • Alexis D.

    Luncheon for Carolina Herrera

    Alexis Doyle · September 3, 2014
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  • Munirah A.

    Old is gold ✨

    Munirah AlOqla · August 15, 2014
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  • Justin Z.

    They have a nice fountain here.

    Justin Zaleski · August 10, 2014
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  • Ren W.

    Try visit at midnight.

    Ren Wang · August 7, 2014
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  • Mihindu G.

    Make sure you get a special permit if you want to use a tripod :( , You can still take pictures but you can't use a Tripod :)

    Mihindu Gajaba · July 31, 2014
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  • Elle W.

    I love this place.

    Elle Walton · May 16, 2014
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  • City of New York

    In the movie The Producers (1968), the scene where Leo agrees to Max’s scheme was shot at the Lincoln Center fountain.

    City of New York · January 13, 2014
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  • Julio Cesar D.

    It's a beautiful Christmas tree

    Julio Cesar D-G · January 2, 2014
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  • rejane b.

    otimo aproveite tudo isso aiiai

    rejane boaventura · November 4, 2013
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  • Jackie R.

    Thee singer Angela Meade as Norma unbelievable!

    Jackie Ribas · October 25, 2013
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Home to New York Fashion Week and that stunning, famous fountain. In order to avoid tourists, come here at night.

    The Corcoran Group · October 9, 2013
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  • Maria Yvonne T.

    Enjoyed many Met Opera Live HD shows there! Love it!

    Maria Yvonne Tan · September 30, 2013
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  • Denis C.

    Really awesome that the met is doing opera for the public

    Denis Castillo · August 28, 2013
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  • Sara W.

    Really beautiful at night! Great place to take photos in silhouette.

    Sara Wiley · August 12, 2013
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  • Pammiss F.

    Caminen en Amsterdam Avenue, no tan turística, pero con arquitectura parisina y art deco, tan elegante y tranquila. Salgan por el Dakota donde murió Lennon y disfruten del Central Park

    Pammiss Flores · August 8, 2013
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  • Tuan P.

    Bring a book and sit by the lighted water fountain :-)

    Tuan Pham · July 11, 2013
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  • Lenny G.

    Still my favorite place to sit and people watch in NYC.

    Lenny Gallo · June 29, 2013
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  • Aglay P.

    A praça do complexo Lincoln Center é linda! A fonte refresca e faz um barulho delicioso. Dá ate pra deitar e curtir um pouco, só não pode andar na borda porque o segurança apita...q

    Aglay Piovesan · May 31, 2013
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  • Nana M.

    Unexpected trip in Manhattan:D

    Nana Maya · May 30, 2013
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  • Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church

    Beautiful in in any season, but summer is particularly nice because of the frequent free concerts.

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  • Heather B.

    Paul Taylor march 5-24, 2013

    Heather Bloomberg · March 6, 2013
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  • Edris N.

    ❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤❤

    Edris Nicholls · January 24, 2013
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  • M Lauren H.

    My parents took me here regularly as a child. The magic of the NYC Ballet always came alive from our seats and backstage. Since then I saw Coast of Utopia and Warhorse, to name a few, dazzle onstage.

    M Lauren Hill · January 2, 2013
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  • Julio H.

    One of my favorite places in the world to hang out!

    Julio Herrera · September 23, 2012
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  • Andrew S.

    This place has free and fast wifi. Make use of it while you can! :D

    Andrew Strugnell · August 6, 2012
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  • Young P.

    Did you enjoy your time there?? ;)

    Young Park · June 19, 2012
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  • Michael G.

    Sit on the fountain till you recognize someone you know. Then ask them to take you inside

    Michael Gogel · June 7, 2012
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  • Kathy H.

    Instagram pics of the fountain!

    Kathy H · May 20, 2012
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  • ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨

    This is a very historic site hosting some of the best fine art performances in the country.

    ✨#IamRomdelacrème✨ · April 29, 2012
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  • The ZOE Report

    The hub of NYFW, this historic venue is bustling year round—in addition to Fashion Week, it plays host to the city’s most prestigious performing arts events. Très chic!

    The ZOE Report · February 2, 2012
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  • Rocco M.

    War Horse.

    Rocco Miscia · December 11, 2011
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  • Mary Lou L.

    Have a glass of wine at the bar to top the evening off

    Mary Lou Landadio · November 29, 2011
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  • MetroFocus

    As an equally festive tree-lighting alternative to Rockefeller Center, check out Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square. Enjoy free entertainment, food tastings and shopping too. Find out when on MetroFocus Read more

    MetroFocus · November 22, 2011
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  • Lincoln Center

    From the Archives: On September 15, 1998, Fountain plaza was named the Josie Robertson Plaza in honor of the wife of Julian Robertson.

    Lincoln Center · November 18, 2011
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  • IWalked Audio Tours

    15-acre complex. In 1950s-60s area was tenement space known as San Juan Hill. These immigrants tale was later retold via West Side Story. Believed to be named for Abraham Lincoln. More info in blog. Read more

    IWalked Audio Tours · September 11, 2011
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  • G W.

    Bring a book and read here at night.

    G Wong · September 6, 2011
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  • CheapNYC

    Lots of free shows on Wednesday's and Thursdays. Make sure to check out the site to see what's going on!

    CheapNYC · September 2, 2011
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  • Naomi A.

    For the summer hd series bring a picnic dinner and come early to get seats up front

    Naomi Adaniya · September 2, 2011
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  • JAF

    Get your Pilgrim Passport at www.campus-stellae.org

    JAF · August 15, 2011
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  • Kellie B.

    Too many tourist. Go late night to advoid them.

    Kellie Barker · August 10, 2011
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  • WorldStrides

    The land upon which the Lincoln Center was built used to be a run-down neighborhood that was used as the set for the filmWest Side Story.”The stage in the Metropolitan Opera House is the size of a

    WorldStrides · April 5, 2011
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