NYC Living - Places - New York, New York, USA

NYC has many neighborhoods, entertainment venues, museums, and other places with Web sites
  • Sites: Places such as parks, buildings, public gardens and zoos, notable buildings, libraries, interesting places; see also the listings for Venues, Museums, Neighborhoods, Dining, and Housing; see Activities for cultural centers
    • Album: NYC Album; a collection of digital images of NYC
    • Aquarium: New York Aquarium; education about the ocean
    • Bot Grdn NY: New York Botanical Garden; 100 hectares; presents collections of plants, educational programs about gardening and horticulture, and conducts plant research
    • Bot Grdn Brooklyn: Brooklyn Botanic Garden; collection of plants; public programs, tours, concerts, dance performances, and symposia
    • Bot Grdn Queens: Queens Botanical Garden; 15 hectres of gardens
    • Bowery Msn: Bowery Mission; offers meals, shelter, showers, clothing, and a residential program for job training
    • Bryant Pk: Bryant Park; green space for relaxation, concerts, a film festival, wireless Internet access just behind the main branch of the New York Public Library; site of the 1853-54 Crystal Palace (iron and glass structure) Exhibition
    • Bronx: I Love The Bronx!; a thorough overview of this borough; includes calendar, map links, video postcards; The Bronx Tourism Council
    • Brooklyn: Brooklyn Borough President; a thorough run-down on this NYC borough; includes details about citizen services and highlights of Brooklyn
    • Brooklyn Br Pk: Brooklyn Bridge Park Development Corporation; official site showing the ongoing plans to develop a 28-hectare park on the Brooklyn side of its eponymous bridge stretching for 2 kilometers along the waterfront
    • Buildings: Architecture of New York City; shows off notable architectural landmarks in NYC; section of Great Buildings Online, presented by Architecture Week Magazine
    • Castle Clinton: Castle Clinton National Monument; a fort built to defend New York harbor between 1808 and 1811; named in honor of Mayor of New York City, DeWitt Clinton in 1817; National Parks Service
    • Chelsea Piers: Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex; a 12-hectare waterfront sports complex between 17th and 23rd Streets along Manhattan's Hudson River on Piers 59, 60, 61 and 62; offers golf, health club, roller rink, bowling, movies, and marina
    • Central Park: Central Park Conservancy; 341-hectare park in central Manhattan, 6% of the total land area of Manhattan; designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux; Belvedere Castle, Shakespeare Garden, Tisch Children's Zoo, Wollman Rink; Central Park information--things to do, history, a virtual tour, jobs, support information
    • Central Synagogue: Historic synagogue; National and New York City historic landmark; oldest Jewish house of worship in continuous use in the city
    • City Hall: City Hall; historic building is the seat of NYC government
    • Coney Island: Amusement area in Brooklyn; rides, games, food, folks, fun
    • Covenant House: Youth shelter; provides shelter and service to homeless and runaway youth
    • Empire St Bldg: Empire State Building; a 443.2-meter tall office building between Fifth Avenue, between 33rd and 34th Streets; site includes information for visitors and prospective tenants
    • Federal Hall: Federal Hall National Memorial; 26 Wall Street; site of where the First US Congress met to write the Bill of Rights; George Washington was inaugurated on the site in 1789; site of New York City's 18th century City Hall; National Parks Service
    • Food, Local: local food farmers markets; a guide to what's available from local farmers at farmers markets around New York City
    • Forgotten: Guide to the often overlooked places and their history; includes street scenes, subways and trains, old advertising, streetlamps, alleys, and unique and interesting places
    • Gardens: GreenThumb; urban gardening program
    • Gateway NRA: Gateway National Recreation Area; a 10,000-hectare recreation area in Brooklyn, Queens, and Staten Island in New York and in Monmouth County, New Jersey; includes Jamaica Bay Unit, Staten Island Unit, Sandy Hook Unit
    • Goethe Inst: Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes New York; organization for the teaching and the spread of German language and culture worldwide.
    • Governors Isl: Governors Island; 70-hectare island in New York Bay; part of borough of Manhattan; offers parks and recreation; Fort Jay, Castle Williams, Governors Island National Monument
    • Grand Central: Grand Central Terminal; information about this transit gateway, including events, dining, markets, tours; gave rise to the phrase "it's like Grand Central Station in here" to denote a bustling, busy place
    • Grant's Tomb: General Grant National Memorial; Who is buried here? The man on the $50 bill, the 18th President of the United States, the commander in chief of the Union army in the Civil War, Ulysses Simpson Grant, and his spouse, Julia; National Parks Service
    • Hamilton Mem: Hamilton Grange National Memorial; 287 Convent Avenue; home of Alexander Hamilton from 1802 until his death in a duel with Aaron Burr in 1804; named "The Grange" after the Hamilton family's ancestral home in Scotland; National Parks Service
    • High Line: a public park built on an elevated rail structure running from Gansevoort Street to West 34th Street on Manhattan's West Side; Section 1 of the High Line (from Gansevoort Street to 20th Street) opened to the public on June 9, 2009; the second section, which runs between West 20th and West 30th Streets, opened June 8, 2011
    • Hudson River Pk: Hudson River Park; working to create an 8 km, 222-hectare park along the Hudson River in Manhattan, from Battery Park on up to 59th Street
    • Libraries Metro: Metropolitan New York Library Council; works to meet the research and informational needs of the residents of the five boroughs and Westchester County
    • Library Hispanic: The Hispanic Society of America; free museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
    • Library Masonic: The Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library of Grand Lodge; a free, public museum and library, focusing on the history of Freemasonry in New York; tours of the Masonic Hall are also free
    • Library Morgan: Pierpont Morgan Library; a museum and a center for scholarly research
    • Library NYPL: New York Public Library; a network of community libraries and scholarly research collections; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    • Library NY Soc: The New York Society Library; a subscription library
    • Library UN: United Nations Dag Hammarskjöld Library
    • Lowline: The Lowline; a project to illuminate an historic trolley terminal on the Lower East Side of New York City
    • Moynihan Station: under development; a grand new train station on the site of the existing Penn Station and Post Office Building
    • NY State: State of New York tourism and business information; I Love New York; from the New York State government
    • One WTC: 417-meter (roof height) office tower; developed by The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and The Durst Organization; a cable-supported antenna on top of building makes the total height to the tip at 541.33 meters; its public observation deck is the third-highest in the Western Hemisphere (but the highest in Manhattan!)
    • Parking-Spot Hero: Parking spots around town; rent by the day or longer
    • Parks NYC: City of New York Parks and Recreation; list of all city parks, things to do, volunteer opportunities
    • Planetarium Rose Ctr: Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space Featuring the Hayden Planetarium; part of the American Museum of Natural History
    • Prospect Park: A 212-hectare park in Brooklyn; designed by landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux; Prospect Park Alliance works for the restoration and preservation of Prospect Park
    • Rockefeller Ctr: Office towers complex and public spaces; home to Radio City Music Hall and NBC Television (television show broadcasts and tapings), famous Holiday tree and skating rink in winter
    • Roosevelt Birthplace: Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; 28 East 20th Street; Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, lived here from his birth on October 27, 1858 to age 14; National Parks Service
    • St John: World's largest gothic cathedral; 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan; Feast of St. Francis blessing of the animals
    • Socrates Sculpture Pk: Socrates Sculpture Park; outdoor exhibition area for large-scale sculptures; interaction encouraged in Queens, Broadway and Vernon Blvd
    • South St Seaport: Lower Manhattan entertainment complex; shop, dine, enjoy the East River
    • Skyscrapers: Diagram of Skyscrapers in NYC
    • Skyscrapers-Emporis: tall buildings; NYC office and other buildings from Emporis
    • Statue of Liberty: Statue Of Liberty National Monument; gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States; dedicated in 1886; National Parks Service
    • Subway: Unofficial site about the NYC subway; includes review of rolling stock, maps, technical aspects and museum displays; David Pirmann, developer, notes that this is not an official site, nor does it contain current schedule or fare information
    • UN: United Nations; International organization with its headquarters in Manhattan on the East River
    • Visitor's Bureau: NYC & Company; official tourism Web site for New York City Convention and Visitors Bureau
    • Wave Hill: Public garden; garden and cultural center overlooking the Hudson River and Palisades in the Bronx
    • Wildlife: Wildlife Conservation Society; saves wildlife and wild lands; manages urban wildlife parks, including the Bronx Zoo
    • World Fin Ctr: World Financial Center; located in lower Manhattan, Battery Park City; consists of four office towers with the world headquarters of American Express, Merrill Lynch, Dow Jones, CIBC World Markets, and other corporations; public spaces include the Winter Garden and the outdoor Plaza
    • WTC: World Trade Center; plans for rebuilding the World Trade Center; plan includes buildings (1 WTC, Freedom Tower; Towers 2, 3, 4, and 5); National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center; World Trade Center Transportation Hub; Retail Complex; Performing Arts Center
    • WTC Memorial: World Trade Center Site Memorial; remembers and honors the loss of life at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993
    • Zoo Bronx: Bronx Zoo; includes Congo Forest, Himalyan Highlands, Asian rain forest; part of the Wildlife Conservation Society
    • Zoo Central Pk: Central Park Zoo; animals in tropic, temperate, and polar habitats
    • Zoo Staten Isl: Staten Island Zoo
  • Museums: Displays of objects; includes planned educational activities related to art, history, culture, or science
    • 911: National September 11 Memorial and Museum; "will build, program, own and operate the Memorial & Museum at Ground Zero that have been planned by the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation (LMDC), a city-state entity established after 9/11 to guide the rebuilding of Lower Manhattan."
    • Armstrong: Louis Armstrong House and Archives "Satchmo"; preserves and promotes the cultural legacy of Louis Armstrong
    • Art Alt: The Alternative Museum; online museum only; also known as The Alternative Center For International Arts
    • Art Americas: Americas Society Council of the Americas; displays of Latin American culture and art
    • Art Asia: Asia Society; art exhibitions and performances, films, lectures, seminars and conferences, publications, Web sites and assistance to the media
    • Art Asian American: Asian American Arts Centre; contemporary American and Asian art forms, utilizing performance, exhibition, and public education
    • Art Barrio: El Museo del Barrio; represents art and culture in the Caribbean and Latin America
    • Art Bronx: Bronx Museum of the Arts; twentieth-century and contemporary art museum
    • Art Brooklyn: Brooklyn Museum of Art
    • Art Cloisters: Medieval art; the branch of the Metropolitan Museum devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe; located on 1.6 hectares overlooking the Hudson River in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan; incorporates elements from five medieval French cloisters
    • Art Dahesh: Dahesh Museum of Art; dedicated to collecting and exhibiting 19th- and early 20th-century European academic art
    • Art Dia Ctr: Dia Art Foundation; visual art organization that supports, presents, and preserves art projects and promotes interdisciplinary art and criticism
    • Art Drawing: The Drawing Center; focuses on the exhibition of drawings, both historical and contemporary
    • Art Folk: American Folk Art Musuem; exhibits and preserves folk art
    • Art Frick: The Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library; Western painting, sculpture, and decorative art, displayed in the New York mansion built by Henry Clay Frick; library provides documentation and visual study of Western Art
    • Art Galleries: Directory of Art Galleries; many in NYC
    • Art Guggenheim: Soloman R Guggenheim Museum; 19th and 20th century art; spiral building design by Frank Lloyd Wright; also has museums in Bilbao, Las Vegas, Berlin, Venice, and planned in Rio de Janeiro
    • Art Hispanic: The Hispanic Society of America; free museum and reference library for the study of the arts and cultures of Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
    • Art Irish: Irish Arts Center; promotes an awareness of Irish Arts and Culture
    • Art Japan: Japan Society Gallery of Japanese art
    • Art MAD: Museum of Arts & Design; objects in clay, glass, wood, metal and fiber
    • Art Met: The Metropolitan Museum of Art; two million works of art from all over the world, from ancient through modern times
    • Art MoCCA: Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art; comic and cartoon art; animation, anime, cartoons, comic books, comic strips, gag cartoons, humorous illustration, illustration, political illustration, editorial cartoons, caricature, graphic novels, sports cartoons, and computer-generated art
    • Art MoMA: Museum of Modern Art; paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, architectural models and drawings, and design objects
    • Art NA: National Academy Museum; and school of fine arts; collections of nineteenth- and twentieth-century American art
    • Art Neue Galerie: Museum for German and Austrian Art; early twentieth-century German and Austrian art and design
    • Art New Museum: Contemporary art
    • Art Noguchi: Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum; a comprehensive collection of artwork by sculptor Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988)
    • Art PS1: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center; contemporary art; affiliated with MoMA
    • Art Roerich: Nicholas Roerich Museum; exhibits paintings by Nicholas Roerich (1874-1947), a Russian-born artist
    • Art RMA: Rubin Museum of Art; the art of the Himalayas and surrounding regions
    • Art QMA: Queens Museum of Art; presents visual arts and educational programming for people in the New York metropolitan area and particularly for the residents of Queens
    • Art Sculpture: SculptureCenter; contemporary sculpture
    • Art Studio: Studio Museum in Harlem; collects, researches, and interprets the work of African American artists and artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally
    • Art Terrain: Terrain Gallery; Aesthetic Realism Foundation
    • Art Tibetan: Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
    • Art Whitney: Whitney Museum of American Art; paintings, sculptures, prints, drawings, and photographs, providing an overview of twentieth-century American art
    • Art Williamsburg: Williamsburg Art & Historical Center; art exhibitions as well as performances
    • Austen House: Alice Austen House; Clear Comfort, cottage of photographyer Alice Austen (1866-1952); National historic landmark; Staten Island
    • Bartow-Pell: Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum; land purchased by Thomas Pell in 1654; Robert Bartow built house circa 1842
    • Brooklyn History: Brooklyn Historical Center; urban history center dedicated to the exploration and preservation of documents, artwork and artifacts representative of Brooklyn's diverse cultures past and present
    • Children Manhattan: Children's Museum of Manhattan; engages children and families through interactive exhibits and educational programs through arts, literacy, media and communications, science and the environment and early childhood education
    • Children Jewish: The Jewish Children's Museum
    • Children Staten Isl: Staten Island Children's Museum
    • Chinese MoCA: Museum of Chinese in the Americas; presents the experience and culture of Chinese and their descendants in the Western Hemisphere
    • City Island: Nautical Museum; City Island Historical Society; in the old Public School 17 building at 190 Fordham Street on City Island, The Bronx
    • Design: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution; devoted exclusively to historic and contemporary design
    • Discovery TSX: Discovery Times Square Exposition; exhibition center; space for entertainment, learning and adventure
    • Ellis Island: American Family Immigration History Center and Ellis Island Immigration Museum; island in New York Harbor where 22 million passengers and members of ships' crews entered the United States through Ellis Island and the Port of New York between 1892 and 1924
    • Financial: Museum of American Financial History; tells the story of how the free market economy creates growth and opportunity
    • Fire: New York City Fire Museum; houses collections of fire-related art and artifacts from the late 18th century to the present; holdings include painted leather buckets, helmets, parade hats and belts, lanterns and tools, pre Civil War hand pumped fire engines, horse drawn vehicles and early motorized apparatus
    • Fraunces Tavern: Fraunces Tavern Museum; tavern that was a location for notable colonial and revolutionary war events;
    • Gracie Mansion: City-owned historic house; had been the official residence of the NYC mayor in past years; named after merchant named Archibald Gracie who built it in 1799
    • Harbor Defense: Harbor Defense Museum of Fort Hamilton; US Army Museum in Brooklyn; 175 year-old fortress
    • Historical Society: New-York Historical Society
    • House: Historic house museums; Historic House Trust's house museums in New York City parks: Edgar Allen Poe Cottage, Morris-Jumel Mansion, Van Cortlandt House, Dyckman Farmhouse, and others
    • Indian: National Museum of the American Indian; located at the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House in lower Manhattan; music and dance performances, films, and symposia explore the diversity of the people who came early to the Americas
    • Intrepid: USS Intrepid Museum; a 36 kiloton, 274-meter aircraft carrier, a National Historic Landmark, on the West side of Manhattan Island at Pier 86 (46th St); exhibits include the destroyer USS Edson, the submarine USS Growler and over twenty-five aircraft
    • Jewish: Jewish Museum; explores the intersection of 4,000 years of art and Jewish culture
    • Jewish Heritage: Museum of Jewish Heritage--a Living Memorial to the Holocaust; educates people about the 20th century Jewish experience before, during, and after the Holocaust
    • Maritime: Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler; maritime history including the port of NY; in Fort Schuyler on campus of State University of New York Maritime College in Throgs Neck
    • Masonic: The Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library of Grand Lodge; a free, public museum and library, focusing on the history of Freemasonry in New York; tours of the Masonic Hall are also free
    • Mathematics: The Museum of Mathematics (opening 2012); exhibits and programs about mathematics
    • Merchant House: 19th family home preserved intact inside and out; the name "Merchant" comes from the profession of this house's former residents--a prosperous merchant family, Seabury and Eliza Tredwell and their children; house museum includes original furniture, decorative arts, clothing, and personal memorabilia
    • Morgan: Pierpont Morgan Library and Museum; a museum and a center for scholarly research
    • Morris-Jumel: Mansion; Manhattan's oldest house; headquarters to General Washington in September and October of 1776
    • Mt Vernon: Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden; historic structure built in 1799 and converted into a hotel in 1826; fromerly Abigail Adams Smith Museum
    • Moving Image: Museum of the Moving Image; dedicated to educating the public about the art, history, technique, and technology of film, television, and digital media and to examining their impact on culture and society
    • Museum "Mile": a 1.8 km (1.1 statuate miles) stretch of museums along Fifth Avenue; El Museo del Barrio at 104th Street, Museum of the City of New York at 103rd Street, Jewish Museum at 92nd Street, Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design at 91st Street, National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts at 89th Street, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum at 88th Street, Metropolitan Museum of Art from 82nd to 86th Streets, and Goethe House German Cultural Center at 82nd Street
    • Natural History: American Museum of Natural History
    • NYC: Museum of the City of New York; presents the history of New York City and its people as a significant learning resource
    • Nordic: Scandinavia House; presents the culture of Scandinavian countries--Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden
    • Paley Ctr: Paley Center for Media; presents programs from the collection in screening rooms and theaters, exhibitions and screening series; formerly Museum of Television and Radio
    • Photography: International Center of Photography; a museum, school, and center for photographs and photography; presents photography in exhibitions and a collection
    • Police: New York City Police Museum; captures and preserves the long and rich history of the department as well as a present-day look at the world of law enforcement through the eyes of its officers
    • Richmond Town: Historic Richmond Town; historic village and museum complex; Staten Island
    • Science Liberty: Liberty Science Center; explores nature, humanity and technology, and promotes an informed stewardship of the world.
    • Science NY Hall: New York Hall of Science; science and technology center; exhibits in biology, chemistry and physics
    • Seaport: South Street Seaport Museum; historic ships and twelve-square-block historic district in lower Manhattan showing off 18th and 19th century buildings, stone-paved streets, and an operating wholesale fish market; Schermerhorn Row, Fulton Street
    • Sex: Museum of Sex; preserves and presents the history, evolution, and cultural significance of human sexuality
    • Skyscraper: Skyscraper Museum; celebrates the city's architectural heritage; exhibitions, programs and publications, that explore tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence
    • Snug Harbor: Cultural Center; historic Greek Revival, Beaux Arts, Italianate and Victorian style buildings; Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art
    • Tenement: Lower East Side Tenement Museum; presents a variety of immigrant and migrant experiences on Manhattan's Lower East Side showing how the immigrant experience illuminates the present
    • Transit: New York Transit Museum; explores the development of the greater New York metropolitan region through exhibitions, tours, educational programs and workshops dealing with the cultural, social and technological history of public transportation; exhibits of trolleys and buses
    • Ukranian: Ukranian Museum; presents the Ukranian experience
    • Van Cortlandt: House Museum; mid-18th century Georgian dwelling; focal point of grain plantation and milling operation; The Bronx
    • Wax Tussaud's: Madame Tussaud's New York City Wax Museum; see famous and infamous persons preserved in wax
  • Venues: Places for performances, concerts, athletics, conventions, tradeshows, gatherings
    • Apollo Theater: The Apollo; Harlem theater that launched many African American artists
    • Beacon Theatre: Live music/entertainment; also known as the Beacon Theater and Hotel; built 1929
    • Best Buy Theatre: Times Square; 2,100 capacity multi-use theater that can accommodate concerts, live television and web broadcasts, live recordings, award shows, and cocktail receptions; formerly Nokia Theatre
    • Bowery Ballroom: Music venue; 1929 original construction
    • Carnegie Hall: Famous concert hall; presents a range of performing arts and educational events
    • Citi Field: 42,000-seat baseball stadium; constructed 2009 replacing the Shea Stadium; home of the New York Mets; Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens
    • Cotton Club: Famous nightclub; at 42nd Street and Lenox Avenue
    • Film Forum: Movie house; shows independent premieres and repertory programming
    • Garden, The: Madison Square Garden; entertainment stadium above Penn Station hosting a wide variety of sports and entertainment events
    • Javits Center: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center; exhibit space over 6 hecatres; named after four-term US Senator Jacob Koppel Javits (1904-1986); I. M. Pei designed
    • Kupferberg Ctr: auditorium and concert hall; located on the campus of Queens College in Flushing; 2127-seat Colden Auditorium, the region's largest indoor performance space; 489-seat LeFrak Concert Hall; formerly Colden Center for the Performing Arts
    • Lincoln Ctr: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts; world's largest cultural complex; home to a dozen independent resident performing arts companies; hundreds of live performances yearly including music, opera, theater, dance, puppetry, circus, and cultural expression from around the globe; special festival and concert series; Facilities include: Avery Fisher Hall, Metropolitan Opera House, New York State Theatre, Guggenheim Bandshell, Alice Tully Hall, Walter Reade Theater, the Rose Building, Beaumont Newhouse Theaters; Resident companies include: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Film Society of Lincoln Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera, New York Philharmonic, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and School of American Ballet; Mostly Mozart Festival
    • MCU Park: Minor league baseball stadium; home of New York Mets-affiliated Brooklyn Cyclones; Coney Island; formerly KeySpan Park
    • Meadowlands/IZOD Ctr: IZOD Center; Meadowlands Sports Complex; multi-use, multi-venue sports complex in New Jersey; includes Izod Center (formerly Brendan Byrne Arena; formerly Continental Airlines Arena), Giants Stadium, Meadowlands Racetrack; operated by New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority
    • Public Theater: Performance space; Joe's Pub; Shakespeare in the Park; on Lafayette Street; formerly the Astor Library
    • Radio City: Radio City Music Hall; famous theater for a range of entertainment events, Christmas Spectacular; opened in 1932
    • Richmond Co: The Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St George; Home of minor league Staten Island Yankees; concerts and special events
    • Roseland: Roseland Ballroom; events such as concerts or boxing
    • Town Hall: Theater; concerts, lectures, drama, radio shows; National Historic Landmark
    • Yankee Stad: Baseball park approx 58,000 seats; home of the Major League Baseball New York Yankees; opened 1923; The Bronx; new stadium under development across street
  • Neighborhoods: Areas of town with a distinct identity or official status as a business improvement district (BID), neighborhood association, or other designation
    • Battery Pk City: Battery Park City; mixed use business, residential, entertainment, retail district in lower Manhattan along the Hudson River
    • Chinatown: New York City's Chinatown; the largest concentration of Chinese in the western hemisphere; located on the lower east side of Manhattan
    • Coney Island: Amusement area; beach and boardwalk; Nathan's Hot Dogs; New York Aquarium; Coney Island Museum; Brooklyn
    • Downtown: Downtown New York; lower Manhattan; home of the nation's financial industry and Wall Street as well as mixed neighborhoods
    • Ethnic: Walking Around; New York City's Ethnic Neighborhoods; list of neighborhoods by borough and ethnic group, with description of areas and points of interest
    • FAB: Fourth Arts Block; Cultural District, East Fourth Street, East Village
    • Fashion Ctr: Fashion Center Business Improvement District; promotes New York City's apparel industry and to improve the quality of life and economic vitality of Manhattan's garment district; Fashion Walk of Fame
    • Flatiron BID: Flatiron/23rd Street Partnership Business Improvement District
    • Garment District: Garment District Alliance; in the heart of Midtown Manhattan
    • Greenwich Village: Guide to Greenwich Village; information about dining, nightlife, shopping, and the wild side of the area around Washington Square Park
    • Harlem E: East Harlem; information about the East Harlem/El Barrio/Spanish Harlem Community
    • Little Italy: Little Italy District; neighborhood in lower Manhattan
    • Morningside Heights: maintained by the West 112th St. Block Association
    • Soho: Art Scene in SoHo
    • Staten Island: Staten Island Web; Information and services
    • Times Square Alliance: Times Square District Management Association
    • Tudor City: Mixed-use development; 1920's; Tudor Gothic Style; just south of UN
    • Upper East: Upper East Side of Manhattan directory; area ranges from 59th Street to 96th Street and 5th Avenue to the East River; information directory of business, recreation, shopping, and entertainment
    • Village Alliance: Business Improvement District located in the heart of Greenwich Village one block north of Washington Square Park
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