NYC Monuments & Parks
Wave Hill is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

1. Wave Hill

9.5
675 W 252nd St (Independence Ave), Bronx, NY
Garden · Riverdale · 55 tips and reviews
Van Cortlandt Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

2. Van Cortlandt Park

9.3
Broadway (W. 242nd St.), Bronx, NY
Park · Van Cortlandt Park · 65 tips and reviews
Brooklyn Botanic Garden is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

3. Brooklyn Botanic Garden

9.6
990 Washington Ave (at President St), Brooklyn, NY
Botanical Garden · Prospect Park · 316 tips and reviews
Central Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

4. Central Park

9.8
59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 1614 tips and reviews
East Meadow is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

5. East Meadow

9.4
Central Park (5th Ave btwn 98th & 101st St), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 13 tips and reviews
Central Park Boathouse is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

6. Central Park Boathouse

East 72nd st (Park Drive North), New York, NY
Harbor / Marina · Central Park · 271 tips and reviews
Columbus Circle is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

7. Columbus Circle

9.2
4-6 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Plaza · Hell's Kitchen · 219 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: There are a dozen ways to cross Columbus Circle—all of them, wrong.

Washington Square Arch is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

8. Washington Square Arch

Washington Sq N (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Greenwich Village · 46 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.

Madison Square Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

9. Madison Square Park

9.6
Broadway & Madison Ave, New York, NY
Park · NoMad · 448 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.

Flatiron Building is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

10. Flatiron Building

175 5th Ave (5th Ave & W 23rd St), New York, NY
Building · Flatiron District · 129 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.

Bryant Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

11. Bryant Park

9.7
E 42nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Midtown East · 1104 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.

Empire State Building is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

12. Empire State Building

9.4
350 5th Ave (btwn 33rd & 34th St), New York, NY
Building · Koreatown · 1095 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.

Statue of Liberty is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

13. Statue of Liberty

9.5
Liberty Island, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Liberty Island · 623 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Entering pedestal or the statue requires different access level tickets. “Crown” tickets (providing access to statue) sell out weeks in advance. “Pedestal” tickets are easier to get.

Whispering Gallery @ Grand Central is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

14. Whispering Gallery @ Grand Central

8.2
Grand Central, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Midtown East · 12 tips and reviews

Sarah H.Sarah Heaton: The acoustics cause a whisper to sound like shouting (your whisper follows curve of dome ceiling). Take a friend, stand in opposite corners, and whisper to each other from across the archway.

United Nations is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

15. United Nations

760 United Nations Plz (at 1st Ave & E 46th St), New York, NY
Embassy / Consulate · Turtle Bay · 138 tips and reviews

Jeffrey Z.Jeffrey Zeldman: Ironically, it is the Secretariat - where thousands toil at clerical jobs - that defines the complex. The General Assembly may be where votes are cast and speeches made, but it's a visual afterthought

Central Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

16. Central Park

9.8
59th St to 110th St (5th Ave to Central Park West), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 1614 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.

Grand Central Terminal Clock is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

17. Grand Central Terminal Clock

Grand Central Terminal, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Midtown East · 32 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Booth has hidden staircase for workers to descend to breakroom between this level & Lower Dining Concourse. Clock set to ensure accuracy with Naval Observatory in Bethesda, MD.More site info via<LINK> Read more.

Brooklyn Bridge is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

18. Brooklyn Bridge

9.6
Brooklyn Bridge, New York, NY
Bridge · 895 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.

Prison Ship Martyrs Monument is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

19. Prison Ship Martyrs Monument

7.8
Fort Greene Park, Brooklyn, NY
Sculpture Garden · Fort Greene · 8 tips and reviews

Courtney B.Courtney Bolton: 12,000 American civilians died on the British prison ships, due to the poor hygiene conditions. 2x as many civilians died as soldiers. Whitman writes abt the bones washing up alongside the waterfront

Charging Bull is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

20. Charging Bull

8.4
Broadway & Morris St, New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Financial District · 187 tips and reviews

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: The 7,000-pound Wall Street Bull was created in optimistic response to the 1987 stock market crash and dropped in front of the New York Stock Exchange overnight in 1989. http://tmout.us/knzkC

9/11 Survivor Tree is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

21. 9/11 Survivor Tree

8.1
1 World Trade Ctr, New York, NY
Tree · Financial District · 16 tips and reviews

Matthew H.Matthew Hely: This sole tree has survived since being planted on the original WRC site!

Manhattan Municipal Building is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

22. Manhattan Municipal Building

1 Centre St, New York, NY
Government Building · Downtown Manhattan · 15 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Did you know? The Municipal Building is one of the largest government office buildings in the world, housing over 2,000 employees from municipal agencies in nearly 1 million square ft of office space. Read more.

Abraham Lincoln Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

23. Abraham Lincoln Statue

8.9
Union Square Park (at 16th Street Walkway), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 3 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The Republican organization known as the Union League Club sponsored this bronze of Lincoln by sculptor Henry Kirke Brown (1814 - 1886).

Gracie Mansion is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

24. Gracie Mansion

9.2
E 88th St (at E End Ave), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Yorkville · 56 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Gracie Mansion was built in 1799. A different building was commandeered by George Washington on roughly the same site during the American Revolutionary War, as it strategically overlooked Hell Gate.

Irish Hunger Memorial is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

25. Irish Hunger Memorial

Vesey St & North End Ave, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Battery Park City · 33 tips and reviews

Caroline R.Caroline R.: Dedicated to raising awareness of the Great Irish Hunger that killed up to a million in Ireland between the years 1845 and 1852. The memorial was dedicated on July 16, 2002.

New York City Hall is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

26. New York City Hall

260 E Broadway (at Murray St), New York, NY
City Hall · Downtown Manhattan · 85 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The three-story, Federal-style building houses the mayor‚'s office and the city council chambers, as well as a collection of historic portraits, furnishings and artifacts.

Smallpox Hospital is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

27. Smallpox Hospital

8.3
Main St (Road 3), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Roosevelt Island · 8 tips and reviews

City of New YorkCity of New York: Now a ruin, the Gothic Revival Smallpox Hospital was designed by James Renwick Jr., the architect of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, and opened in 1856, on what then was Blackwell’s Island.

Father Demo Square is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

28. Father Demo Square

8.0
Bleecker St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Park · West Village · 30 tips and reviews

Sarah B.Sarah B.: Yes there are tourists, yes there are bums, but grab some cheese from Murray's and look up just at the fountain & surrounding buildings- feels like you are somewhere in Europe

NYC Diamond District is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

29. NYC Diamond District

44 W 47th st (5th ave), New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Midtown East · 26 tips and reviews

Algonquin HotelAlgonquin Hotel: This is where 90% of diamonds entering the country begin their journey. Some end up nearby in a Martini served on the worldʼs hardest $10,000 rocks for added charm at The Algonquin.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

30. Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site

8.2
28 E 20th St, New York, NY
Historic Site · Flatiron District · 30 tips and reviews

DoraDora: History buffs (and fans Night at the Museum) will flip for the reproduction of the 26th president’s childhood home. Hey, they named the teddy bear after this guy! Powered by ParentsConnect.com

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

31. Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza

9.0
55 Water St (Southern Tip), New York, NY
Plaza · Financial District · 15 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Plaza formerly known as Jeanette Park after ship which sank in 1879. Today plaza contain 66 ft long & 14 ft tall green glass memorial to Vietnam Veterans. Dedicated in 1985. More info in our blog Read more.

Friends Apartment Building is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

32. Friends Apartment Building

8.9
90 Bedford St (at Grove St), New York, NY
General Entertainment · West Village · 37 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: No interiors were shot here but this bldg was used to represent home of Monica, Rachel, Joey & Chandler. Bldg across the street (17 Grove St) was shown as Ross' apt. More Friends tips here <LINK>. Read more.

Ralph Kramden Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

33. Ralph Kramden Statue

7.9
8th Ave (btwn 40th St and 41st St), New York, NY
Public Art · Garment District · 3 tips and reviews

TVLandTVLand: Unveiled in 2000, this is TV Land's very first landmark! Ralph Kramden: Bus Driver, Racoon Lodge Treasurer, Dreamer. Confidante of crazy people that try to talk to a bronze statue on the street.

Columbus Circle Fountain is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

34. Columbus Circle Fountain

New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Lincoln Square · 4 tips and reviews

Karl W.Karl With A "K": So beautiful! Check out the fountain.

José Julian Martí Monument by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

35. José Julian Martí Monument by Anna Vaughn Hyatt Huntington

200 Central Park S, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Central Park · 4 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Unveiled in 1965, this bronze statue pays tribute to the Cuban author and activist, who died in 1895 fighting for his homeland‚'s liberation from Spain.

Manhattan Bridge North Plaque is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

36. Manhattan Bridge North Plaque

Manhattan Bridge, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Two Bridges · 6 tips and reviews

Richardo J.Richardo Jackson: Working across this or the BK bridge at sunset is amazing

9/11 Fireman Memorial is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

37. 9/11 Fireman Memorial

8.3
Greenwich St (at Liberty St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 10 tips and reviews

Kim P.Kim Possible: So sad and emotional :*(

Verdi Square is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

38. Verdi Square

7.1
283 Amsterdam Ave (at 72nd St), New York, NY
Plaza · Lincoln Square · 16 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Formal park since 1887. Received trademark statue in 1906 although not named for Verdi until 1921. During 1960s-70s park went into decline & nicknamed Needle Park. Since cleaned up. More info in blog Read more.

The Plaza Hotel is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

39. The Plaza Hotel

9.4
768 5th Ave (at Central Park S), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 222 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.

Pulitzer Fountain is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

40. Pulitzer Fountain

6.5
58th Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY
Plaza · Midtown East · 15 tips and reviews

Jae R 💂Jae R 💂: Not much of a fountain now but they have Christmas trees up for the holidays

9/11 Tribute Center is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

41. 9/11 Tribute Center

120 Liberty St (btwn Greenwich & Trinity), New York, NY
Museum · Financial District · 17 tips and reviews

Sarah L.Sarah Lee: It will leave you bleary eyed and potentially in tears. You've been warned!

Strawberry Fields is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

42. Strawberry Fields

9.0
Central Park West (at W 72nd St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Central Park · 157 tips and reviews

Rolling StoneRolling Stone: After John Lennon's death, Yoko Ono donated a million dollars to the city to create a memorial in his favorite section of Central Park, directly across the street from their home in The Dakota. Read more.

Times Square is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

43. Times Square

9.0
Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Theater District · 2169 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.

High Line is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

44. High Line

9.7
btwn Gansevoort & W 34th St (btwn 10th & 12th Ave), New York, NY
Park · Chelsea · 1396 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Walk the High Line at sunset, and enjoy your view of the city as night descends.

Union Square Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

45. Union Square Park

9.4
btwn Broadway & Union Sq E (btwn E 14th & E 17th St), New York, NY
Park · Union Square · 547 tips and reviews

Gossip GirlGossip Girl: Meet at the Ghandi Statue, the one landmark in NYC, where the West side and the East side converge . . . and where D met his own Eastern-philosophy spouting pseudo-soul mate (Only in Your Dreams) Read more.

Washington Square Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

46. Washington Square Park

9.6
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 662 tips and reviews

Paul L.Paul Lomax: If you're lucky and he's there when you are, you'll be able to listen to a guy in the middle of the park playing a grand piano that he wheeled in to busk with!

Tompkins Square Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

47. Tompkins Square Park

8.9
E 7th St to E 10th St (btwn Ave A & B), New York, NY
Park · Alphabet City · 154 tips and reviews

RoelandPRoelandP: ℹ Explore around and be overwhelmed by Tompkins Square Park and New York in the travel guide "Rock & Roll Tour Manhattan" with Tales & Tours for your smartphone (offline maps too) Read more.

National September 11 Memorial & Museum is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

48. National September 11 Memorial & Museum

9.4
1 Albany St (btwn West & Greenwich St), New York, NY
Memorial Site · Financial District · 889 tips and reviews

The White HouseThe White House: President Obama and the First Lady along with former President George W. Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush, paused at the North Memorial Pool on the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Read more.

LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

49. LOVE Sculpture by Robert Indiana

9.1
1350 Avenue of the Americas (at W 55th St), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Theater District · 54 tips and reviews

Robert R.Robert Rowe: ...the LOVE sculpture by Robert Indiana was first exhibited in NYC in 1970! Now there are close to 30 in multiple versions and a variety of colors, on display around the world. Spread the Love...

MoMA Sculpture Garden is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

50. MoMA Sculpture Garden

9.2
11 W 53rd St, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Midtown East · 21 tips and reviews

Léna Le RollandLéna Le Rolland: This place is incredible, beautiful and peaceful ! Totally fell in love w/ few years ago. I could spend hours and hours by the fountain...

Balto Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

51. Balto Statue

8.9
East Dr. (65th St.), New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Central Park · 11 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This life-size sculpture of Balto, the Alaskan sled dog hero of 1925, was created by Brooklyn artist Frederick George Richard Roth.

Grant's Tomb Visitor Center is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

52. Grant's Tomb Visitor Center

6.5
New York
History Museum · Morningside Heights · 3 tips and reviews

CariCari: Great little oasis overlooking the Hudson. Clean restroom and a small shop with well priced souvenirs

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

53. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.5
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1823 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.

Columbus Circle is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

54. Columbus Circle

9.2
4-6 Columbus Cir, New York, NY
Plaza · Hell's Kitchen · 219 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: The point where all distances to NY are measured. Was designed by "The Father of Traffic Safety" William Eno who never drove a car in his life. 70' Columbus statue added 1892. More info in our blog Read more.

Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

55. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument

8.5
171 Riverside Dr (at W 89th St), New York, NY
Scenic Lookout · Upper West Side · 16 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.

Joan of Arc Island is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

56. Joan of Arc Island

7.1
Riverside and 93rd, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Upper West Side · 7 tips and reviews

IWalked Audio ToursIWalked Audio Tours: Joan of Arc statue by Anna Vaughn Hyatt. Sculpted with historically accurate 15th century armor. Pedestal contains blocks from Tower of Roen (where Joan held before being executed). More info in blog. Read more.

Christopher Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

57. Christopher Park

6.9
btwn Christopher St & Grove St (at 7th Ave), New York, NY
Park · West Village · 15 tips and reviews

Jorge O.Jorge Ortiz: George Segal's statue was too controversial for Christopher Park's neighbors in the 1980s. It found a home at Stanford University, where it still stands. A replica was finally installed here in 1992.

African Burial Ground National Monument is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

58. African Burial Ground National Monument

8.8
290 Broadway, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Downtown Manhattan · 22 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This site contains the known remains of more than 400 enslaved and free Africans buried here between 1690 and 1794.

Central Park - Ladies Pavilion is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

59. Central Park - Ladies Pavilion

8.8
Central Park (W77th), New York, NY
Park · Central Park · 9 tips and reviews

Jay S.Jay Shaw: Originally in Columbus Circle, the pavilion was moved to the Park in the 30's for gender segregated ice skating.

Maine Monument is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

60. Maine Monument

7.2
New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 2 tips and reviews

✨#IamRomdelacrème✨✨#IamRomdelacrème✨: The monument was sculpted by Attilio Picarelli in 1913. This monument was raised in honor of the 260 U.S. soldiers who lost their life in the Battle Ship Maine in February 15, 1888 in Habana, Cuba.

George Washington Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

61. George Washington Statue

7.9
Union Square Park, New York, NY
Monument / Landmark · Union Square · 2 tips and reviews

NYHistoryNYHistory: This sculpture by Henry Kirke Brown depicts George Washington addressing New Yorkers as the British retreated on Evacuation Day, November 25, 1783. Read more.

Statue of Mohandas K Gandhi is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

62. Statue of Mohandas K Gandhi

7.0
Union Square W, New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Union Square · 7 tips and reviews

G W.G Wong: You'd never expect to see Gandhi in the middle of NYC, but you will. Sometimes he's decorated in flowers. The gate is open during the day and closed at night.

Central Park - Group of Bears is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

63. Central Park - Group of Bears

8.5
5th Ave - Pat Hoffman Friedman Playground (at E 79th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 7 tips and reviews

Mandola JoeMandola Joe: Paul Manship, the sculptor, also created Prometheus, at Rockefeller Center, and the Lehman Gates to the Central Park Children's Zoo, among many other public art works.

The Falconer is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

64. The Falconer

Olmstead and Vaux Way, New York, NY
Outdoor Sculpture · Central Park · 1 tip

Mandola JoeMandola Joe: Just across the road from the Cherry Hill Fountain, a lovely understated fountain originally designed for carriage horses.

Literary Walk is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

65. Literary Walk

8.7
65th St. (6th Ave.), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 9 tips and reviews

Marc B.Marc Birnbach: Lose yourself in Central Park & rediscover your inner child, romantic, adventurer, athlete, & anything you miss about you. The magic is all around you as soon as you step out of nYc & onto its paths Read more.

Sheep Meadow is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

66. Sheep Meadow

9.5
W 67th St (btwn West & East Dr), New York, NY
Field · Central Park · 114 tips and reviews

Sammie O.Sammie Otano: bring a lover to share in the joy of writing poetry and sitting in trendy clothes on your grandmother's blanket under a tree when the weather is warm.

Central Park Zoo is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

67. Central Park Zoo

9.0
Central Park (btwn E 63rd & E 65th St), New York, NY
Zoo · Central Park · 234 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: The zoo was not part of the original design for Central Park but spontaneously evolved in 1859 from gifts of exotic pets and other animals informally given to the Park.

The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle) is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

68. The Obelisk (Cleopatra's Needle)

9.2
East Side at 81st St (at Central Park), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 25 tips and reviews

Bloomberg TVBloomberg TV: Cleopatra's needle may not have been constructed in Central Park but you can thank American businessman Wm. Vanderbilt for donating $103k to have the structure moved from Egypt to NY in 1881

Robert Burns Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

69. Robert Burns Statue

65th St Transverse RD, New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · No tips or reviews
Ludwig van Beethoven Bust is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

70. Ludwig van Beethoven Bust

Central Park (70th 4t), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · No tips or reviews
Columbus Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

71. Columbus Statue

7.2
Central Park (The Mall), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 6 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: Dedicated in 1894, this statue depicts the explorer whose trans-Atlantic trips, starting in 1492, helped lead to European colonization of the Americas.

Bethesda Fountain is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

72. Bethesda Fountain

9.6
Terrace Dr (at Central Park), New York, NY
Fountain · Central Park · 106 tips and reviews

Jan S.Jan Sichermann: Frederick Law Olmsted commissioned a memorial to the union naval dead in 1865. The angel of the waters, from the gospel of Saint John, rises from the top -- a symbol of the healing power of nature.

Alexander Hamilton Statue is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

73. Alexander Hamilton Statue

8.6
Central Park (at E 83rd St.), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 6 tips and reviews

HISTORYHISTORY: This granite statue of Hamilton, a Founding Father and co-author of the Federalist Papers, was donated by his grandson in 1880.

Jeff Koons Balloon Flower is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

74. Jeff Koons Balloon Flower

8.2
7 World Trade Ctr (and Greenwich), New York, NY
Public Art · Tribeca · 6 tips and reviews

Moses N.Moses Nelson: Sit and enjoy the sculpture....and the free wifi

Private Passage is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

75. Private Passage

7.5
Hudson River Park, Pier 96 (12th Ave & W 55th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Hell's Kitchen · 1 tip

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

John Purroy Mitchel Memorial is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

76. John Purroy Mitchel Memorial

New York
Sculpture Garden · Central Park · 1 tip

Mandola JoeMandola Joe: Right by the Reservoir at East 90th St, one of the most beautiful memorials in the City...

Two Too Large Tables - Hudson River Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

77. Two Too Large Tables - Hudson River Park

7.5
West Side Hwy (W 29th St), New York, NY
Sculpture Garden · Chelsea · 1 tip

Dan S.Dan Steingart: Great view, functional art

City Hall Park is one of NYC Monuments & Parks.

78. City Hall Park

9.2
17 Park Row (btwn Broadway & Centre St), New York, NY
Park · Downtown Manhattan · 126 tips and reviews