Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC
Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

1. Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center

9.2
1941 Broadway (65th St btwn Broadway & Amsterdam), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Lincoln Square · 38 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Designed by architect Pietro Belluschi (with associate architects Eduardo Catalano and Helge Westermann). Acoustic design by Heinrich Keilholz. Located in the Juilliard Building.

Apple Store, Grand Central is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

2. Apple Store, Grand Central

9.0
45 Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Electronics Store · Midtown East · 236 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Fastest and best Genius bar in the city, and what a view! The melding of Apple's aesthetic and Grand Central's shouldn't work at all—but it does.

The Ansonia is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

3. The Ansonia

2109 Broadway (btwn 73rd & 74th St.), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 9 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Designed 1899. Once had a farm on its roof. Formerly a hotel, now a condo. Home to New York campus of American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Much more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Ansonia

Apple Store, Fifth Avenue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

4. Apple Store, Fifth Avenue

9.3
767 Fifth Avenue (btwn E 58th & E 59th St), New York, NY
Electronics Store · Midtown East · 1183 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: It's all about the exterior here - the building's simultaneous presence and absence, the play between its ghostly structuralism and the solid masonry of the Plaza Hotel across the street.

Asser Levy Recreation Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

5. Asser Levy Recreation Center

7.0
392 Asser Levy Pl (East 23rd Street), New York, NY
Gym · Kips Bay · 17 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Dating from the days when New York tenements lacked indoor plumbing, these lovely, Roman-inspired public baths still stand. Architects: Arnold W. Brunner and William Martin Aiken, 1906.

Astor Place is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

6. Astor Place

7.5
Astor Pl (btwn Lafayette St & 4th Ave), New York, NY
Plaza · NoHo · 46 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Wikipedia: "Completed in 1904, it is one of the original twenty-eight stations in the [subway] system. The station is on the List of Registered Historic Places in New York."

David Geffen Hall is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

7. David Geffen Hall

9.3
10 Lincoln Center Plz (at W 65th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Lincoln Square · 59 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Designed by Max Abramovitz, the hall opened in 1962 as Philharmonic Hall, as the new home concert venue of the New York Philharmonic, after the orchestra moved from Carnegie Hall.

Bank of America Tower is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

8. Bank of America Tower

1 Bryant Park (btwn 42nd St. & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Building · Theater District · 29 tips and reviews

Bloomberg TVBloomberg TV: Hear something buzzing? The Bank of America Tower has a 5.1 megawatt generation system that produces 70% of the tower's annual energy needs.

Baruch College - William & Anita Newman Library is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

9. Baruch College - William & Anita Newman Library

151 E 25th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
College Library · Rose Hill · 30 tips and reviews

adrienne b.adrienne bricker: I love the study pods on floor 3. I get tons of work done there!

Bayard-Condict Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

10. Bayard-Condict Building

65 Bleecker St (Bway & Crosby), New York, NY
Office · NoHo · 3 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Only Louis Sullivan building in New York City; one of the first steel skeleton skyscrapers

Beekman Place is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

11. Beekman Place

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Quiet street and neighborhood at the eastern edge of Manhattan, on a bluff overlooking FDR Drive. Apartments here had private East River boat docks in the 1920s! They're gone but the serenity lingers.

The Beresford is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

12. The Beresford

211 Central Park W (81'st street), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Designed by architect Emery Roth in 1929. Italian Renaissance style. Prices range from $2.5MM-$31MM (w/maximum allowable financing of 50%). Famous tenants include Jerry Seinfeld. More info in our blog Read more.

Bethesda Fountain is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

13. Bethesda Fountain

9.5
Terrace Dr (at Central Park), New York, NY
Fountain · Central Park · 89 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Designed by Emma Stebbins and dedicated in 1873, this fountain was the only sculpture commissioned as part of Central Park’s original design. Its official name is “Angel of the Waters.”

Brooklyn Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

14. Brooklyn Bridge

9.5
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 765 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: One of the world's finest works of architecture, designed by engineers. Crossing it on foot is one of the great urban experiences.

Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

15. Brooklyn Bridge Park

9.7
Main St (Plymouth St), Brooklyn, NY
Park · Brooklyn Heights · 313 tips and reviews

NYC ParksNYC Parks: Watch the sun set over Manhattan as the East River glistens before you.

Brooklyn Navy Yard is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

16. Brooklyn Navy Yard

8.9
63 Flushing Ave (at Cumberland St), Brooklyn, NY
Factory · Brooklyn Navy Yard · 18 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: One of Brooklyn’s premier economic engines since 1801, the Brooklyn Navy Yard is now home to BLDG 92, a fascinating exhibition space and visitor’s center that pays tribute to the Yard’s history.

Bryant Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

17. Bryant Park

9.6
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown Manhattan · 979 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Manhattan's only formal French garden design, ringed by noble architecture including Raymond Hood's American Radiator Building and The New York Public Library. A soothing respite from the hectic city.

Bryant Park Hotel is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

18. Bryant Park Hotel

8.1
40 W 40th St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 19 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Adjoining Bryant Park, John Howells and Raymond Hood's 1924 chocolate skyscraper inspired a Georgia O'Keefe masterpiece and was itself inspired by Eliel Saarinen's unbuilt Chicago Tribune entry.

Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage) is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

19. Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage)

9.5
881 7th Ave (at W 57th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Theater District · 103 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best concert auditorium in NYC hosts the world’s greatest orchestras, instrumentalists and singers. Lately, prominent world-music acts and even rock bands have been added to the mix. Read more.

Cast Iron District is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

20. Cast Iron District

New York, NY
Historic Site · SoHo · 1 tip

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Believed to be the largest existing collection of late 19th-century cast iron facades in the world

Castle Clinton National Monument is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

21. Castle Clinton National Monument

8.1
Battery Park, New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 24 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Last of 5 forts built in NYC for War of 1812. Erected by students of Columbia University. Site of NY Aquarium until 1941. Now host to ferries to Liberty and Ellis Islands. More info avail via our blog Read more.

Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

22. Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

9.3
1047 Amsterdam Ave (at W 112th St.), New York, NY
Church · Morningside Heights · 96 tips and reviews

Rob D.Rob DePasquale: The largest "GOTHIC" Cathedral in the world, not the largest Cathedral! Think of Dracula's castle when thinking "Gothic Cathedral"...

Center for Architecture is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

23. Center for Architecture

8.7
536 Laguardia Pl (btwn Bleecker & W 3rd St), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Greenwich Village · 14 tips and reviews

Gil L.Gil Lopez: Check the AIA New York calendar of events & come listen to some of the greatest architects in the world give talks and moderated lectures. Read more.

Chanin Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

24. Chanin Building

122 E 42nd St, New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 3 tips and reviews

Cristina F.Cristina F-M: beautiful art deco building now houses offices

Central Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

25. Central Park

9.8
59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 1348 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: This manmade park, seemingly a welcome bit of nature against NYC's harsh conditions and strict grid, is actually a masterpiece of architecture. Every detail, down to the smallest rock, was planned.

Central Park - 97th St Transverse is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

26. Central Park - 97th St Transverse

6.4
New York
Outdoors & Recreation · Central Park · 2 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: A sunken roadway through the park, often called the 97th Street Transverse road or Transverse Road #4, connects the East and West Sides via 96th and 97th Streets.

Central Park West is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

27. Central Park West

Central Pk W (btwn W 59th St & E 110 St), New York, NY
Road · Central Park · 60 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: The mirror to the East Side's Fifth Avenue across the Park. Some of the West Side's most elegant buildings may be found here, including The Beresford, The Dakota, The Majestic, and The San Remo.

The Campbell Apartment is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

28. The Campbell Apartment

8.7
15 Vanderbilt Ave (Grand Central Terminal), New York, NY
Cocktail Bar · Midtown East · 240 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: A very cool concept, enter this hidden lounge and be transported into a classic '20s era with snazzy jazz old-school décor. Try their signature drink, Prohibition Punch.

Chase Bank is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

29. Chase Bank

7.0
28 Liberty St (btwn Nassau & William St), New York, NY
Bank · Financial District · 24 tips and reviews

Jay D.Jay Denson: Tell security you need to use the ATM in order to gain access.

Chelsea Market is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

30. Chelsea Market

9.5
75 9th Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St), New York, NY
Market · Chelsea · 956 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: If you’re into architecture, check out the original elements from the National Biscuit Company that still remain on site like ornate classical ironwork and mosaic monograms over 15th Street entryways. Read more.

Chrysler Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

31. Chrysler Building

9.2
405 Lexington Ave (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Building · Turtle Bay · 83 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Unfortunately this beautiful Art Deco building’s observation deck has been closed since 1945. The marble lobby is open to visitors though, and it’s free!

Chrysler Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

32. Chrysler Building

9.2
405 Lexington Ave (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Building · Turtle Bay · 83 tips and reviews

Cooper S.Cooper Smith: For a sans-tourist view of the NYC skyline, tell security you're going to Zen Dentistry on the 69th floor. Once there, ask if they take your insurance. While they research, enjoy the view & take pics Read more.

Citigroup Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

33. Citigroup Center

153 E 53rd St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 13 tips and reviews

Rebecca B.Rebecca Brown: Built in 1977 and designed by Architect, Hugh Stubbins. Height is 915 ft (279 m). Fact; Changes during construction led to a finished product that was structurally unsound.

CitySpire is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

34. CitySpire

156 W 56th St, New York, NY
Building · Theater District · 3 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This is the ninth-tallest building in New York City and the 39th tallest in the U.S. At completion, it was revealed that the building exceeded its height limit by approx 14 feet.

The Cloisters is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

35. The Cloisters

9.5
99 Margaret Corbin Dr (at Fort Tryon Pl), New York, NY
Museum · Hudson Heights · 209 tips and reviews

BLOUIN ARTINFOBLOUIN ARTINFO: Portions of five medieval French cloisters were combined to create this treasure that is run by the Met. Make sure to visit the "unicorn tapestry," which made a guest appearance in "Harry Potter."

Columbia University is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

36. Columbia University

116th St & Broadway, New York, NY
University · Morningside Heights · 107 tips and reviews

John M.John Morrison: Go here late at night and just sit on the sundial, take in the architecture and relax. If you need a bathroom, ask a security guard, they'll let you into the law school.

The Cooper Union is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

37. The Cooper Union

41 Cooper Sq (at E. 7th St.), New York, NY
College Academic Building · NoHo · 25 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: New (and controversial) design by Morphosis: "First LEED-certified academic laboratory building in New York City. With a Platinum rating, the [project boasts] advanced green building initiatives."

The Dakota is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

38. The Dakota

8.6
1 W 72nd St (at Central Park West), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Upper West Side · 46 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Luxurious, moody UWS coop building designed by Henry Hardenbergh (1884). John Lennon was shot and Rosemary's Baby was filmed here. More: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dakota

The Daily News Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

39. The Daily News Building

220 E 42nd St (btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 14 tips and reviews

iFanboyiFanboy: If you listen closely you can hear J. Jonah Jameson yelling at Peter Parker in the building that served as inspiration for the Daily Bugle in the Spider-Man comics from Marvel Comics.

DUMBO is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

40. DUMBO

Brooklyn, NY
Neighborhood · 63 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Amazing views of the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges and Lower Manhattan can be had from Dumbo and adjoining Brooklyn Bridge Park. Plus great neighborhood for design, startups, coffee, and boho chic.

Dyckman Farmhouse Museum is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

41. Dyckman Farmhouse Museum

7.1
4881 Broadway (204th), New York, NY
History Museum · Inwood · 13 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Only remaining farmhouse in Manhattan

Edward Durrel Stone House is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

42. Edward Durrel Stone House

New York, NY
Home (private) · Upper East Side · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Home of famed midcentury New York architect, best remembered today for 2 Columbus Circle, elements of whose design this building echoes.

Egyptian Art @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

43. Egyptian Art @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.2
1000 5th Ave (82nd Street), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Central Park · 27 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Experience the dimly lit, claustrophobically narrow tombs and ponder art (and a great civilization) from 2,000-3,000 years in the past.

11 Madison Ave is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

44. 11 Madison Ave

11 Madison Ave (btwn E 24th St & E 25th St), New York, NY
Building · NoMad · 6 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Better known to architecture fans as the Metropolitan Life North Building designed by Harvey Wiley Corbett. Foursquare updated the nomenclature to "11 Madison Avenue" because of the swanky restaurant.

1185 Park Ave is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

45. 1185 Park Ave

New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Carnegie Hill · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Imposing Moorish-Gothic melange; the only East Side building to emulate the West Side convention of the block-wide courtyard building cluster (e.g. Ansonia, Dakota). Classic prewar apartments within.

Empire State Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

46. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1012 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: New York's most famous skyscraper, and arguably its most iconic landmark. 'Famous for being tall, but deserves to be famous for being good,' Paul Goldberger opined in the 1970s. He's right.

Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

47. Empire State Building 86th Floor Observation Deck

9.0
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Koreatown · 203 tips and reviews

Garrett S.Garrett Stewart: Get your tickets online. Get EXPRESS! They treat you like a celebrity, worth it!

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

48. Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory

9.0
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Koreatown · 40 tips and reviews

Kekoa K.Kekoa Kuhia: Get the Express Pass. On busy days it is well worth it because you skip ALL the lines! It saved us 2 to 3 hours.

Equitable Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

49. Equitable Building

120 Broadway (at Liberty St), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 8 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: One of the earliest skyscrapers in Manhattan; profoundly influenced later skyscraper design

Federal Hall National Memorial is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

50. Federal Hall National Memorial

8.7
26 Wall St (at Broad St), New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 40 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1st US Capitol. Washington took his oath for presidency here. Seen in movies Ghost and Kramer vs. Kramer. Statue outside by John Quincy Adams Ward (see pediment on NY Stock Exchg). More via our blog Read more.

Flatiron Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

51. Flatiron Building

9.5
175 5th Ave (at E 23rd St), New York, NY
Building · Flatiron District · 118 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Beloved early (1902) skyscraper whose peculiar shape reflects its wedge-shaped site at the intersection of 23rd Street, 5th Ave, & Broadway - a remarkable piece of urbanism. Jewel of Mad Square Park.

Flatiron District is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

52. Flatiron District

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 33 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: There is fine architecture in every block of this resurrected old shopping district filled with design and fashion studios and startups.

Fifth Avenue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

53. Fifth Avenue

New York, NY
Road · Midtown East · 106 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Start at the Plaza and walk up to 110th: Central Park to your left, an unbroken masonry line of fine buildings to your right. Or walk down from 57th to Madison Square Park. Two great NYC experiences!

55 Central Park West is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

54. 55 Central Park West

55 Central Park W (at 66th St), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Lincoln Square · 8 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Ghostbusters Building. Dana Barrett lived on 22nd floor. Buddy the Elf's dad lived here too. 1930 bldg with brick that gets lighter going up to give impression of constant sun. Read more in our blog. Read more.

Former Claremont Riding Academy is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

55. Former Claremont Riding Academy

175 W 89th St (Amsterdam Ave), New York, NY
Historic Site · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Until 2007 this was the site of oldest stable in NYC which provided riding lessons since 1889. Riders could rent horses to ride in Central Park. Kennedys learned to ride here. More info in our blog Read more.

Fort Tryon Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

56. Fort Tryon Park

9.5
1 Margaret Corbin Dr, New York, NY
Park · Hudson Heights · 80 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to forget that you’re in NYC is crammed with gardens, forests and other quiet nooks that are perfect for chilling out. No visit here is complete without a stop by the Cloisters. Read more.

Fuller Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

57. Fuller Building

595 Madison Ave (58th), New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 2 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Art deco skyscraper built for the Fuller Construction Company in 1929 after they moved out of the Flatiron Building. Get off on the 38th floor and head upstairs for wonderful window views.

Comcast Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

58. Comcast Building

30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 49th & 50th St.), New York, NY
Building · Rockefeller Center · 3 tips and reviews

John Z.John Z: Architecturally superb on the outside, with provocative homoerotic socialist-themed artwork inside.

Grace Episcopal Church is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

59. Grace Episcopal Church

802 Broadway (btw E 10th and E 11th), New York, NY
Church · Greenwich Village · 11 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Gothic Revival masterpiece designed by James Renwick, Jr.

Gramercy Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

60. Gramercy Park

8.9
btwn Gramercy Park N & S (btwn Gramercy Park E & W), New York, NY
Park · Gramercy Park · 38 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: The part of Manhattan that's most like London. Many fine 19th & early 20th century houses and apartments surround a private park. Urban plan 1831, Samuel Ruggles.

Grand Central Terminal is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

61. Grand Central Terminal

9.3
87 E 42nd St (btwn Vanderbilt & Park Ave), New York, NY
Train Station · Midtown East · 1264 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Gazing awestruck at the constellations on the high vaulted ceiling of the cavernous Main Concourse was a defining aesthetic experience of my childhood. You're welcome.

Governors Island is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

62. Governors Island

9.4
New York, NY
Island · Governors Island · 208 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Look west to see the august face of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor, or stop at the northern end of the island to gaze at lower Manhattan and the recently topped-off One World Trade Center. Read more.

63. Grand Central Oyster Bar

8.7
89 E 42nd St (Grand Central Terminal), New York, NY
Seafood Restaurant · Midtown East · 329 tips and reviews

Tristan L.Tristan Louis: Stand in one corner in front of the Oyster Bar at Grand Central and have a friend stand on the other side and whisper. the other person can hear you...

Hearst Tower is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

64. Hearst Tower

300 W 57th St (at 8th Ave), New York, NY
Building · Hell's Kitchen · 48 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: 6-story base, designed 1928 by Joseph Urban, commissioned directly by William Randolph Hearst. 46-story tower designed by Norman Foster, was 1st skyscraper to break ground in NYC after 9/11.

The Helmsley Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

65. The Helmsley Building

230 Park Ave. (at E 45th St.), New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 8 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Built 1929 as New York Central Building. Conceived as part of Grand Central grouping; designed by Warren & Wetmore, architects of Grand Central Terminal. Contains portals for foot and auto traffic.

High Line is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

66. High Line

9.6
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1253 tips and reviews

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: An indie park, an anti-campus. Chelsea boys, JDaters, and pretty women, dressed in rompers, promenade in front of people-watchers, perched like fashion editors on wooden benches. Read more.

IAC is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

67. IAC

555 W 18th St (at West Side Hwy.), New York, NY
Building · Chelsea · 29 tips and reviews

E.  Michael H.E. Michael Harrington: This is the most beautiful & stunningly designed building in Manhattan – New York’s only Frank Gehry. It’s especially amazing at night.http://bit.ly/cNK0nS

International Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

68. International Building

630 5th Ave (50th), New York, NY
Office · Rockefeller Center · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Part of the impeccable Rockefeller Center complex; famous for its Atlas Statue.

Kips Bay Towers North is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

69. Kips Bay Towers North

330 E 33rd St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Kips Bay · 2 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Poured concrete Brutalist modernism courtesy of I. M. Pei, 1957-63 and Title I of the Federal housing act of 1949.

Lever House is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

70. Lever House

7.9
390 Park Ave (btwn E 53rd & E 54th St), New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 18 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Quintessential Miesian International Style glass box skyscraper. Gordon Bunshaft & Natalie de Blois, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, 1952. NYC's first curtain wall skyscraper.

Union Rat - Lever House ("The New Colossus") is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

71. Union Rat - Lever House ("The New Colossus")

New York, NY
Public Art · Midtown East · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Lever House on Park Avenue hosts this cast-bronze sculpture, “The New Colossus,” created by art collective the Bruce High Quality Foundation, based on inflatable union scab rats.

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

72. Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

9.6
70 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn Columbus & 10th Ave), New York, NY
Performing Arts Venue · Lincoln Square · 187 tips and reviews

Lincoln CenterLincoln Center: From the Archives: On May 14, 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower broke ground for Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza) is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

73. Josie Robertson Plaza (Lincoln Center Plaza)

9.3
10 Lincoln Center Plz (btwn W 63rd & W 64th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Lincoln Square · 74 tips and reviews

Diego R.Diego Rufo: Lincoln Center is a group of buildings that holds one of the largest complexes for performing arts.The complex is also very worth seeing even if you’re not interested in performing arts. Read more.

Lipstick Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

74. Lipstick Building

885 3rd Ave (53rd St), New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 8 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This unique 34 floor skyscraper was completed in 1986 and was once home to Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities on the 17th through 19th floors.

The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

75. The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park

8.6
East 72nd St. & Park Drive North (Central Park), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Central Park · 165 tips and reviews

ThePurplePassport.comThePurplePassport.com: The Boathouse is one of those surreally rural-feeling places. Were it not for the eclectic, oh-so Manhattan clientele & those skyscraper glimpses, you could easily forget that you were in the city. Read more.

Low Memorial Library is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

76. Low Memorial Library

535 W 116th St (Columbia University), New York, NY
College Administrative Building · Morningside Heights · 13 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: First building on Morningside Heights campus; capped by largest freestanding granite dome in U.S.

Macy's is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

77. Macy's

8.5
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Garment District · 963 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Ride vintage wooden escalators dating back to 1902. Look for them on the Broadway side of the shop between the eighth and ninth floors. Read more.

Macy's is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

78. Macy's

8.5
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Garment District · 963 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: "World's largest store." The wooden escalators, still working, date back to 1902. A mind blowing store for kids to visit, especially at Christmas.

Madison Square Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

79. Madison Square Park

9.5
Madison Ave (btwn E 23rd & E 26th St), New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 415 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: A glorious park that is just the right size for the city, ringed by (mostly) great architecture that interacts pleasingly with the park's views of nature. A mini-Centra Park, if you will.

The Majestic is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

80. The Majestic

115 Central Park W, New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Upper West Side · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: One of Irwin Chanin's Central Park West Machine Age, twin-towered masterpieces (the other is the Century).

The Majestic is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

81. The Majestic

New York, NY
Home (private) · Lincoln Square · 3 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Art-Deco twin-towered apartment complex. Built 1930-31. In Mar-2010 Conan O'Brien had his 17th/18th story penthouse on market for $35MM which included 8 baths & 7 bedroom. More info in blog. <LINK> Read more.

Manhattanhenge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

82. Manhattanhenge

Any avenue (All cross streets), Manhattan, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Garment District · 8 tips and reviews

Sasha V.Sasha Valle: Find a street with an unobstructed view to the west side and enjoy a sunset unlike any other!

McGraw-Hill Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

83. McGraw-Hill Building

330 W 42nd St (Between 8th and 9th Aves.), New York, NY
Office · Garment District · 2 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Landmark Art Deco building; first U.S. building in International Style

The Great Hall at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

84. The Great Hall at The Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.1
1000 5th Ave (Cebu Business Park), New York, NY
Art Museum · Central Park · 33 tips and reviews

Zeynep Z.Zeynep Z: Nice architecture!

Medieval Art @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

85. Medieval Art @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

7.9
New York, NY
Art Gallery · Central Park · 3 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Much of the architecture in this section of the Met echoes the objects it contains. There are dim halls where you're not just looking at medieval objects—you feel that you're back in medieval times.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

86. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 1589 tips and reviews

Adam C.Adam Cunningham: The period rooms in the American Wing are the best kept secret.

Metropolitan Opera is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

87. Metropolitan Opera

9.5
70 Lincoln Center Plz (at Columbus Ave & 64th St), New York, NY
Opera House · Lincoln Square · 179 tips and reviews

Carlin W.Carlin Wragg: World-class performances aside, the Met boasts NYC's must stunning chandeliers. The 2009 restoration of the lobby's starbursts was underwritten by Swarovski -- so you know they're gonna sparkle. Read more.

Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

88. Metropolitan Museum of Art

9.7
1000 5th Ave (btwn E 80th & E 84th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Upper East Side · 1589 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The best place to gawk at priceless art has a collection that is seemingly endless, spanning creepy Egyptian tombs to the shimmering Impressionist paintings to an unparalleled costume collection. Read more.

Midtown Manhattan is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

89. Midtown Manhattan

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 35 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Iconic Manhattan—from the Chrysler to the Empire State Building, from Grand Central to the Plaza Hotel and the Apple Store, it's all here!

The Morgan Library & Museum is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

90. The Morgan Library & Museum

9.4
225 Madison Ave (btwn E 36th & E 37th St), New York, NY
Museum · Murray Hill · 152 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: JP Morgan collected art treasures and rare manuscripts in his mansion with adjoining library. New architecture unifies the buildings and collections into a quietly awe-inspiring experience.

Morris Jumel Mansion is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

91. Morris Jumel Mansion

7.9
65 Jumel Ter (btwn 160th &162nd St), New York, NY
History Museum · Washington Heights · 17 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Oldest building in Manhattan

MTA Subway - Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall/Chambers St (J/Z/4/5/6) is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

92. MTA Subway - Brooklyn Bridge/City Hall/Chambers St (J/Z/4/5/6)

Centre St. (at Chambers St.), New York, NY
Metro Station · Downtown Manhattan · 25 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: See the old City Hall stop, one of NYC’s most majestic stations with vaulted ceilings and Art Nouveau skylights. Stay on the downtown 6 as it passes through the station on its way to the uptown track. Read more.

Municipal Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

93. Municipal Building

1 Centre st I N, New York, NY
Uncategorized · Astoria · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Best viewed at sunset, walking up Broadway from Wall Street. Designed 1907 by McKim, Mead and White, 1st building to include NYC subway station in its base. Its majesty belies its pedestrian uses.

Murray Hill is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

94. Murray Hill

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 16 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Architecturally, the neighborhood is best appreciated between Madison & Lexington Aves from 35th to 37th Streets -- quiet blocks of noble brownstones and townhouses.

Museum of the City of New York is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

95. Museum of the City of New York

9.1
1220 5th Ave (at E 103rd St), New York, NY
History Museum · East Harlem · 117 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Perfect for visitors and locals alike. Learn about the rich history of NYC through photos, film, and actual living spaces.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

96. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1641 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Serene art viewing experience; superb art, media, design, and architecture collections; sure. But MoMA is also a transcendent architectural (and New York) experience.

New American Wing is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

97. New American Wing

8.1
1000 5th Ave (E. 83rd St.), New York, NY
Art Gallery · Central Park · 8 tips and reviews

Emily G.Emily Groffman: The "visible storage" section is hardly visible... but through the glare you can at least make out Watson and the Shark.

New York Life Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

98. New York Life Building

51 Madison Ave (btwn 26th & 27th Streets), New York, NY
Office · NoMad · 8 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Its gold dome, visible from Flatiron, Gramercy, East Village, Murray Hill, Kips Bay, etc, casts a protective aura. Designed by Cass Gilbert of Woolworth Building fame in 1926. His last NYC skyscraper.

New York Public Library is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

99. New York Public Library

9.5
476 5th Ave (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 496 tips and reviews

VeBoxVeBox: Filled with as much great art and history as many museums, the New York Public Library is a great stop on a day where your schedule isn't swamped. Step inside & discover all the hidden gems it holds.

New York Public Library - Jefferson Market is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

100. New York Public Library - Jefferson Market

9.0
425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.), New York, NY
Library · West Village · 36 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Long a West Village neighborhood anchor, this 1876 Ruskian Gothic by Frederick Clarke Withers and Calvert Vaux was a courthouse until Giorgio Cavaglieri remodeled it into a library in 1967.

New York Public Library is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

101. New York Public Library

9.5
476 5th Ave (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York, NY
Library · Midtown East · 496 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Renowned by scholars as one of the world's great research libraries. Loved by New Yorkers for the lions (Patience and Fortitude), the architecture, and beautiful Bryant Park in its back yard.

New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

102. New York Public Library - Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)

8.5
188 Madison Ave (at 34th St.), New York, NY
Library · Garment District · 50 tips and reviews

New York Public LibraryNew York Public Library: Manage your Library account on the go! Download our free iPhone app and register at nypl.bibliocommons.com. Read more.

NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 1st Dept is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

103. NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 1st Dept

27 Madison Ave (at E 25th St), New York, NY
Courthouse · NoMad · 7 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Small-scale Beaux-Arts, designed James Brown Lord, 1900. (Addition: Rogers and Butler, 1954.) 'As if Grand Central ... had shrunk itself to dollhouse size and invited us in to play.' -Paul Goldberger

New York Stock Exchange is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

104. New York Stock Exchange

8.3
11 Wall St (btwn Broadway & Broad St), New York, NY
Financial or Legal Service · Financial District · 102 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: One of the first securities markets in the U.S.; still the world's largest

New York Supreme Court is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

105. New York Supreme Court

60 Centre St (at Worth St), New York, NY
Courthouse · Downtown Manhattan · 70 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Designed 1919, architect Guy Lowell. Monumental Neoclassical exterior (100-foot-wide steps, 10 fluted Corinthian columns) leads to painfully slow Security line. Save time by entering via back door.

New York Times Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

106. New York Times Building

620 8th Ave (at W 40th St), New York, NY
Building · Theater District · 69 tips and reviews

michael d.michael donohoe: Checkout 'Movable Type', a media arts installation, in building lobby. Coordinated real-time fragments of quotes, archives, questions, numbers and geographic information.

The TimesCenter is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

107. The TimesCenter

8.1
242 W 41st St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Event Space · Theater District · 32 tips and reviews

Toni H.Toni Hull: Amazing venue and staff!

New York Yacht Club is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

108. New York Yacht Club

8.5
37 W 44th St (5th Ave), New York, NY
Social Club · Midtown East · 10 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Oldest yachting club in U.S.; longtime home of the America's Cup

NYU Brown Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

109. NYU Brown Building

29 Washington Pl (btw Greene St and Washington Sq E), New York, NY
College Academic Building · Greenwich Village · 9 tips and reviews

Amnesty InternationalAmnesty International: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire happened here in 1911 & cost the lives of 146 workers-- mostly immigrant women. From the fire's ashes grew an activist movement that improved safety conditions.

One Madison Avenue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

110. One Madison Avenue

1 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Building · NoMad · 2 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Metropolitan Life Insurance Tower - Tallest building in the world 1909-13; still part of the skyline a century later

One Park Ave is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

111. One Park Ave

(at E 33rd St), New York, NY
Office · Rose Hill · 3 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Twenty story office tower completed 1922 to plans by architects York & Sawyer. Gothic vaulted ceilings in lobby; carved, gold-plated elevator doors; this place has everything.

One World Observatory is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

112. One World Observatory

9.2
1 World Trade Ctr (Floor 100), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Financial District · 106 tips and reviews

Christopher W.Christopher Woods: You really can see forever! 45 seconds and the elevator takes you up 102 floors. Very much enjoyed our visit.

One World Trade Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

113. One World Trade Center

9.5
1 World Trade Ctr (btwn Fulton & West St), New York, NY
Building · Financial District · 244 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: 1 World Trade Center will reach the symbolic height of 1776 feet becoming the tallest building in the United States. Read more.

Players Club is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

114. Players Club

8.5
16 Gramercy Park S (btwn Park Ave. & Irving Pl.), New York, NY
Social Club · Gramercy Park · 19 tips and reviews

Michael J.D. W.Michael J.D. Warner: Your trip to the Player's Club isn't complete without a visit to the top floor bedroom, which contains a human skull!

The Plaza Hotel is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

115. The Plaza Hotel

9.4
768 5th Ave (at Central Park S), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 200 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Where Cary Grant got into trouble in North by Northwest - and Eloise frolicked. Once NYC's most famous luxury hotel, now a hybrid hotel/condo. It was glorious in the 1960s, a bit shabby in the 2000s. Read more.

Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

116. Plunge Rooftop Bar & Lounge

8.7
18 9th Ave (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Hotel Bar · Meatpacking District · 69 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Expect long lines and expensive drinks – although we love the Bloody Mother. However, you’ll be rewarded with fantastic 360-degree views and, maybe, a dip in the pool.

Radio City Music Hall is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

117. Radio City Music Hall

9.5
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Rockefeller Center · 324 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Take the Stage Door Tour to see the 20-foot-high domed ceilings and Art Deco flourishes of Roxy’s Suite, built for vaudeville producer Samuel Lionel “Roxy” Rothafel. Read more.

Richard Meier Model Museum is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

118. Richard Meier Model Museum

5-22 46th Ave (btw 5th Street & Vernon Boulevard), Queens, NY
Museum · Hunters Point · 2 tips and reviews

BLOUIN ARTINFOBLOUIN ARTINFO: View models from 40+ years of the iconic architect’s career, including the Getty Center and his proposal for the WTC site. The museum is open during the summer months, and an appointment is required.

Rockefeller Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

119. Rockefeller Center

9.4
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn 50th & 51st St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 725 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: "This is not just a cluster of buildings in New York City: it is a national symbol of distinguished corporate design, far and away the finest grouping of skyscrapers ever built." Paul Goldberger

The Rink at Rockefeller Center is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

120. The Rink at Rockefeller Center

8.8
Rockefeller Center (btwn W 49th & 50th), New York, NY
Skating Rink · Rockefeller Center · 31 tips and reviews

TODAY ShowTODAY Show: An iconic New York experience during the winter.

Fifth Avenue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

121. Fifth Avenue

New York, NY
Road · Midtown East · 106 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: "Fifth Avenue starts just north of Washington Square and goes all the way north up to 143rd street in Harlem. It is one of the world's most expensive streets." http://www.aviewoncities.com

Riverside Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

122. Riverside Park

9.6
Riverside Dr. (btwn W 59th St. & St. Clair Pl.), New York, NY
Park · Morningside Heights · 104 tips and reviews

Village VoiceVillage Voice: Winner of Best Place To Take A Vigorous Walk in the Village Voice 2011 Best Of issue! Start at West 125th and head south through 109th for best walk.

Rose Hill Historic House is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

123. Rose Hill Historic House

New York, NY
Home (private) · Kips Bay · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: 17th Century survivor: freestanding Colonial-era house plus carriage house in modern midtown Manhattan.

The Royal Tenenbaums House is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

124. The Royal Tenenbaums House

8.7
338 Convent Ave (144th St), New York, NY
General Entertainment · Hamilton Heights · 2 tips and reviews

The Criterion CollectionThe Criterion Collection: "Royal Tenenbaum bought the house on Archer Avenue," claims Wes Anderson's film, but if you're heading south from the 375th Street Y, we suggest stopping by the corner of 144th and Convent instead. Read more.

St. Bartholomew's Church is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

125. St. Bartholomew's Church

325 Park Ave (at E 50th St), New York, NY
Church · Midtown East · 12 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: The portico dates from 1903, and was designed by Stanford White for the church's original Madison Avenue location.

St. Patrick's Cathedral is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

126. St. Patrick's Cathedral

9.6
14 E 51st St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Church · Midtown East · 239 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Rockefeller Center's visual and spiritual counterpoint. Oldest Catholic Church in NYC; largest Neo-Gothic-style Catholic cathedral in North America.

St. Paul's Chapel is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

127. St. Paul's Chapel

209 Broadway (btwn Vesey & Fulton St), New York, NY
Church · Financial District · 32 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: One of the few surviving colonial-era churches in city; George Washington worshipped here following his inauguration; site of informal memorials following September 11 terrorist attacks

St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

128. St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral

630 2nd Ave (btwn E 34th & E 35th St), New York, NY
Church · Murray Hill · 16 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: First cathedral of the Armenian Apostolic Church constructed in North America. Named for 5th-century martyr who fought to preserve Armenian Christianity. Doors at main entrance depict Saint Vartan.

San Remo is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

129. San Remo

145 Central Park W (74th St), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 10 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Iconic Emery Roth Central Park West masterpiece is a monument to classicism.

Seagram Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

130. Seagram Building

375 Park Ave, New York, NY
Building · Midtown East · 19 tips and reviews

BLOUIN ARTINFOBLOUIN ARTINFO: Designed by Modernist master Mies van der Rohe, it has a Koons Balloon Dog sculpture in its lobby and the Four Seasons restaurant (for which Rothko made paintings) off to one side.

65 Bleecker Street is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

131. 65 Bleecker Street

65 Bleecker St, New York, NY
Office · NoHo · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: 1898. The only New York work of master architect Louis Sullivan, the man who designed Chicago, mentored Frank Lloyd Wright, and gave us the idea that form follows function. Photo NYPL.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

132. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

9.1
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 468 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Frank Lloyd Wright's spiral descent is a poor art-viewing experience but an unforgettable architectural one.

SoHo is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

133. SoHo

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 121 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: So dense with tourists and trendy stores it's hard to realize this was once an art enclave. Ignore the crowds and enjoy several superb blocks of 19th century prefab cast-iron loft buildings.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

134. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

8.7
171 Riverside Dr (89th Street), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Upper West Side · 13 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1902 95 foot tall monument dedicated to New Yorkers who participated in Civil War. Original design titled "Temple of Fame" based upon Choragic Monument in Athens. Learn more about site via our blog. Read more.

South Street Seaport is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

135. South Street Seaport

9.2
South St (Pier 17), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Financial District · 200 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: 19th century cityscape for your pleasure. Designated historic district includes NYC's largest concentration of restored early 19th century mercantile buildings -- huddled under the Brooklyn Bridge.

The Standard, High Line is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

136. The Standard, High Line

9.3
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Meatpacking District · 224 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Rooms with skyline or river views complement the German Biergarten and swanky Living Room lounge. - Google

Statue of Liberty is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

137. Statue of Liberty

9.5
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Liberty Island · 548 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: Thank publisher Joseph Pulitzer—yes, that Pulitzer—for stimulating enough American donations to pay for Lady Liberty’s pedestal. His statue is at the walkway near the left entrance to the statue. Read more.

Sniffen Court is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

138. Sniffen Court

150 E 36th St (Btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave), New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Murray Hill · 3 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Adorable! A mews of wee carriage houses at 150-158 East 36th Street. (See also Washington Mews and Macdougal Alley in the West Village.)

30 Rockefeller Plaza is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

139. 30 Rockefeller Plaza

30 Rockefeller Plz (at W 49th St), New York, NY
Building · Rockefeller Center · 67 tips and reviews

Stephen M.Stephen Markham: Take the tour and go up to the Top of the Rock on the same day. Go around 1pm and you can avoid most of the queues. Also try the sushi place in the basement - soooo good!!

Times Square is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

140. Times Square

9.0
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Theater District · 1999 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: In the 1970s, it was a place to score smack, pick up a hooker, or relieve yourself en group in an "adult" theater. Today it is Disneyland.

Top of The Rock Observation Deck is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

141. Top of The Rock Observation Deck

9.6
30 Rockefeller Plz (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Rockefeller Center · 721 tips and reviews

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: A great time to visit the top of this skyscraper is 30 minutes before sundown, when the sky displays an array of colors and you are able to see the lights coming alive all around NYC.

Tudor City is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

142. Tudor City

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 6 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: World's 1st residential skyscraper complex, built by Fred F. French in former slum district. Despite name, style is actually neo-Gothic. Lovely middle class housing; overlooks UN, 42nd Street.

Trinity Church is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

143. Trinity Church

75 Broadway (at Wall St), New York, NY
Church · Financial District · 74 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Alexander Hamilton lies here, at the foot of Wall Street (an institution he made possible), in the shadow of The World Trade Center.

20 Exchange Place is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

144. 20 Exchange Place

20 Exchange Pl (at William St), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Financial District · 4 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Former City Bank-Farmers Trust Building, now a luxury apartment building. Landmark 59-story art deco office tower designed by Cross & Cross, erected 1930-31, once fourth-tallest building in NYC.

23 Park Avenue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

145. 23 Park Avenue

New York, NY
Building · Murray Hill · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Epitomizing Murray Hill's take on Park Avenue is this elegant J. Hampton Robb residence by McKim, Mead and White (1898), later the Advertising Club, and now cooperative apartments.

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

146. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.8
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 584 tips and reviews

Ahmed H.Ahmed Hashim: Go to the roof top and take photos of the Manhattan skyline.

240 Centre Street is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

147. 240 Centre Street

240 Centre St, New York, NY
Building · Little Italy · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Sensual French Renaissance palazzo (Hoppin & Koen, 1909) rises unexpectedly from Little Italy's twisting, narrow streets. This was New York's Police Department Headquarters until 1973. Photo NYPL.

300 Central Park West is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

148. 300 Central Park West

300 Central Park W, New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Upper West Side · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: AKA "The Eldorado," an Emery Roth art deco masterpiece.

350 West 85th Street is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

149. 350 West 85th Street

New York
Home (private) · Upper West Side · 1 tip

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: AKA "The Red House," d. 1903 by R. Thomas Short, Harde & Short.

Under The Brooklyn Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

150. Under The Brooklyn Bridge

9.0
Brooklyn Bridge (FDR Dr), Brooklyn, NY
Scenic Lookout · DUMBO · 35 tips and reviews

Kimmie O.Kimmie Ohh: Lovely views ❤

Under The Manhattan Bridge, Manhattan is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

151. Under The Manhattan Bridge, Manhattan

8.9
Cherry Street (Pike Street), New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Two Bridges · 4 tips and reviews

Kevin D.Kevin Dolorico: Yep it's a bridge, but the run from east 23rd down to here is breathtaking. Recommended.

Union Square Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

152. Union Square Park

9.4
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 517 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: One of the City's best spots to people watch. Go on a Saturday afternoon, check out the busy Farmer's Market, and chuckle at some of the interesting characters you're bound to see.

United Nations Secretariat Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

153. United Nations Secretariat Building

United Nations Plz (at E 42nd St), New York, NY
Office · Turtle Bay · 4 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Designed Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier, 1952. It is the Secretariat, where thousands toil at clerical jobs, and not the General Assembly that visually defines the UN complex.

Upper East Side is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

154. Upper East Side

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 87 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Museum Mile, Central Park, Fifth Avenue; the glory of Park Avenue; elegant side streets (especially in the 60s) of stone mansion after stone mansion.

US Post Office is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

155. US Post Office

5.9
90 Church St (at Barclay St.), New York, NY
Post Office · Tribeca · 28 tips and reviews

Lindsey B.Lindsey Bourne: Prettiest post office I've ever been in. Open late and lots of self serve options. Bravo.

U.S. Customs House is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

156. U.S. Customs House

6.6
1 Bowling Grn, New York, NY
Museum · Financial District · 9 tips and reviews

Jacob S.Jacob Shemkovitz: Cass Gilbert designed Customhouse for New York Harbor; now part of the Smithsonian Institution

Van Alen Books is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

157. Van Alen Books

30 W 22nd St, New York, NY
Bookstore · Flatiron District · 5 tips and reviews

Mari S.Mari Sheibley: Wonderful Collection of Art, Architecture and Theory books. Take a seat on the yellow staircase that goes to the ceiling and flip through your favorites.

Waldorf Astoria New York is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

158. Waldorf Astoria New York

8.9
301 Park Ave (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 275 tips and reviews

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: In 1938, workmen laid down a new 2,295-square-foot rug in the lobby, “stopping only to extricate a workman who had fallen into its folds.” Read more.

Washington Square Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

159. Washington Square Park

9.6
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 599 tips and reviews

BingBing: Check (mate) this spot out. It’s one of the most famous places to play chess in the city!

Whispering Gallery @ Grand Central is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

160. Whispering Gallery @ Grand Central

8.5
Grand Central, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Midtown East · 12 tips and reviews

Bergdorf GoodmanBergdorf Goodman: It's a BG New York City Secret! ALC's Andrea Lieberman says her husband introduced her to this cool spot where you can whisper in one corner of the room and hear it in the opposite corner.

Whitney Museum of American Art is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

161. Whitney Museum of American Art

9.4
99 Gansevoort St (btwn 10th Ave & Washington St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Meatpacking District · 293 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: There is sometimes a small, secret exhibit on display on the staircase. So avoided the slow, crowded elevators. Take the stairs!

Woolworth Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

162. Woolworth Building

8.2
233 Broadway (btwn Park Pl & Barclay St), New York, NY
Building · Tribeca · 31 tips and reviews

Sass ConfSass Conf: Peer into the lobby and be prepared to be impressed by the grandeur. One of the oldest skyscrapers. NEW: You can finally take tours with architect's daughter http://woolworthtours.com/.

The Pond is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

163. The Pond

Central Park (5th Ave. & 59th St.), New York, NY
Lake · Central Park · 49 tips and reviews

NYCphotosNYCphotos: Take a tour with On Location Tours to learn about the many romantic movie scenes and TV shows filmed here and throughout the park.

Millenium Hilton is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

164. Millenium Hilton

8.1
55 Church St (at Fulton St), New York, NY
Hotel · Financial District · 29 tips and reviews

JimmskiJimmski: Thoroughly decent big corp hotel. Rooms are good and spacious. 50th floor gives an amazing view of the Trade Centre Memorial, the World Trade Centre building and views across to NJ.

Waldorf Astoria New York is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

165. Waldorf Astoria New York

8.9
301 Park Ave (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 275 tips and reviews

Untapped CitiesUntapped Cities: Waldorf-Astoria has an abandoned train track under it! It was built atop one of Grand Central Terminal’s many early platform lots through a lease of air rights. Read more.

230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

166. 230 Fifth Rooftop Lounge

8.8
230 5th Ave (btwn W 26th & W 27th St), New York, NY
Lounge · NoMad · 584 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Get there early to take in the heavenly views of Manhattan while sipping on your favorite cocktail. Eventually, the masses will arrive and you’ll be fighting to keep your spot.

Vivian Beaumont Theater is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

167. Vivian Beaumont Theater

9.6
150 W 65th St (at Amsterdam Ave.), New York, NY
Theater · Lincoln Square · 28 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Named for former actress/philanthropist. Opening evening in 1965 was Danton's Death starring James Earl Jones. Building designed by Eero Saarinen who also designed St. Louis Arch. More info in blog. Read more.

Former James Dean Apartment is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

168. Former James Dean Apartment

19 W 68th St (Central Park West), New York, NY
Historic Site · Lincoln Square · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Dean lived here in a single-room apartment on the top floor in 1954. Room measured only 12x12 ft and had a shared bathroom. He lived here prior to moving to Hollywood. More info in blog. <LINK> Read more.

The Dakota is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

169. The Dakota

8.6
1 W 72nd St (at Central Park West), New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Upper West Side · 46 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The Dakota was built with 28" thick walls. Boris Karloff's ghost is said to haunt it. Gene Simmons of KISS was denied residency. John Lennon once owned 5 units inside here. Read more via our blog Read more.

The Langham is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

170. The Langham

New York, NY
Home (private) · Upper West Side · 2 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Built in shadows of infamous Dakota. 13-story apartment opened in 1907 with rents of $500/month. Designed in French 2nd Empire style. Hannah and Her Sisters filmed here. More info avail via our blog. Read more.

San Remo is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

171. San Remo

145 Central Park W (74th St), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 10 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1931 twin-towered co-op. 2-story apts in south tower & 1-story in north tower. Famous residents have included Tiger Woods, Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Steven Spielberg & Bono. More info in blog. Read more.

The Ansonia is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

172. The Ansonia

2109 Broadway (btwn 73rd & 74th St.), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 9 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Architect was Paul Duboy who designed ornamentation on Soldiers & Sailors Monument. Had farm on roof including 500 chickens until city closed in 1907. Where Single White Female set. More info in blog. Read more.

Apthorp Condominium is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

173. Apthorp Condominium

New York, NY
Home (private) · Upper West Side · 3 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 12-story Beaux Arts bldg from 1908. Check out archway entrance along Broadway. Famous former residents include Conan O'Brien, Al Pacino. Rosie O'Donnell and Cyndi Lauper. More info via blog. <LINK> Read more.

247-249 Central Park West is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

174. 247-249 Central Park West

247-249 Central Park W (W 85th Street), New York, NY
Historic Site · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Unique building amongst its neighbors. Row-house built in 1887 in Queen Ann style. Brownstone was largely removed in 1957. Walt Disney's niece was former tenant. More info available via our blog. Read more.

Villa Julia is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

175. Villa Julia

346 W 89th St (Riverside Drive), New York, NY
Historic Site · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 1 of only 2 remaining freestanding mansions on the grand blvd of Riverside Dr. Now Yeshiva Ketana School. Formerly home to Isaac Rice and wife Julia. Built in 1903 as gift to Julia. More info in blog. Read more.

194 Riverside Drive is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

176. 194 Riverside Drive

194 Riverside Dr (btwn 91st & 92nd Sts.), New York, NY
Building · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 7-story brick structure with limestone trim that appears averse to pointed corners. Architect Ralph Townsend lived in boat docked nearby until completion to ensure he was 1st tenant. More via our blog Read more.

Pomander Walk is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

177. Pomander Walk

New York, NY
Neighborhood · 4 tips and reviews
Cliff Dwellers Apartments is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

178. Cliff Dwellers Apartments

243 Riverside Dr (W 96th Street), New York, NY
Historic Site · Upper West Side · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Unique facade which AIA coins "an underrated facade." Name mockingly given to Mahattanites to describe apt living. Built in 1914 with friezes of rattlesnakes, lions, buffalo skulls. More via our blog. Read more.

George S Bowdoin Stable is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

179. George S Bowdoin Stable

149 E 38th St (3rd Avenue), New York, NY
Stables · Murray Hill · 1 tip
Waldorf Astoria New York is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

180. Waldorf Astoria New York

8.9
301 Park Ave (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 275 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Every president since Franklin Delano Roosevelt has stayed here. 1973 NY Dolls played Halloween show. In 1998 comedy Coming To America Eddie Murphy received royal cleansing. Full site history via<LINK Read more.

Central Synagogue is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

181. Central Synagogue

9.2
123 E 55th St (Lexington Avenue), New York, NY
Synagogue · Midtown East · 14 tips and reviews
121 Charles St. is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

182. 121 Charles St.

New York, NY
Historic Site · West Village · 2 tips and reviews
Cartier Mansion is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

183. Cartier Mansion

7.8
653 5th Ave (at E 52nd St.), New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 6 tips and reviews
Saint Thomas Church is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

184. Saint Thomas Church

1 W 53rd St (at 5th Ave.), New York, NY
Church · Midtown East · 17 tips and reviews

Carolina M.Carolina Miranda: An ornate-amazing Gothic reredos (the carved screen behind the altar) is supposedly the biggest in the world. Right under the central crucifix, look for St. Thomas kneeling at Christ's feet.

Murray Hill Rowhouse is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

185. Murray Hill Rowhouse

105 E 35th St, New York, NY
Historic Site · Murray Hill · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Good example 19th century architecture. Italianate-style brown house constructed 1853-1854 in conjunction with neighbors at 107,109,111 by developer Henry H. Butterworth. More site history via<LINK> Read more.

International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

186. International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation Building

75 Broad St, New York, NY
Historic Site · Financial District · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Bldg was originally built in 1928 by Abraham Lefcourt who built much of Garment District. Site was purchased in 1930 by the International Telephone and Telegraph Company. Full site history here<LINK> Read more.

MetLife Building is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

187. MetLife Building

200 Park Ave (at 45th St), New York, NY
Office · Midtown East · 22 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Despite iconic status in 1987 New Yorkers voted as bldg they would most like destroyed in NYC. Each letter atop weighs nearly 4000 lbs. Seen in movies like Catch Me If You Can.More site info via<LINK> Read more.

New York by Gehry is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

188. New York by Gehry

8 Spruce St, New York, NY
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo) · Financial District · 24 tips and reviews

Pierre V.Pierre Valade: At 870 feet tall, New York by Gehry is the tallest residential tower in the Western Hemisphere and a singular addition to the iconic Manhattan skyline. Read more.

Arch at Washington Square Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

189. Arch at Washington Square Park

9.4
Washington Sq. N (at 5th Ave.), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Greenwich Village · 39 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Traffic was allowed to drive through arch until 1971. Inside is 102-step spiral staircase now closed to public. 2 statues of George Washington added to north side in 1916. Full site history via<LINK> Read more.

Station House 2 is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

190. Station House 2

84 W 3rd St (Thompson Street), New York, NY
Historic Site · Greenwich Village · 1 tip

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: 4-story Beaux-Arts bldg. Built 1907 to serve as Station House 2 of NY Fire Patrol. Began in 1839 and closed 2006. Purpose was to save valuables from homes for insurance purposes. Full tale via<LINK>. Read more.

Williamsburg Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

191. Williamsburg Bridge

Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 173 tips and reviews

Sara T.Sara T.: Great views, even from the subway.

Williamsburg Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

192. Williamsburg Bridge

Williamsburg Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 173 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Our favorite way to get across: taking the M train, where there's cell service and great views!

Manhattan Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

193. Manhattan Bridge

9.1
Manhattan Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 190 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Construction on the Manhattan Bridge began in 1896. At the time, it was the longest suspension bridge in the world!

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

194. Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

Queensboro Bridge, Queens, NY
Bridge · Roosevelt Island · 128 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Originally named the Blackwell’s Island Bridge, the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge opened to traffic in 1909 and is the longest of the East River Bridges.

Top of The Standard is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

195. Top of The Standard

9.4
848 Washington St (at W 13th St), New York, NY
Lounge · Meatpacking District · 279 tips and reviews
Washington Square Park is one of Architecture - Great architectural experiences NYC.

196. Washington Square Park

9.6
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 599 tips and reviews

Gaby F.Gaby Flo: On the north end of the park, you’ll see a row of elegant late-19th-century town houses and Washington Square Arch, patterned after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris