55 Things to do in New York
to do in New York?
New York's Top 100 - Don't lose us
51 (62) St Bartholomew's
Church (St Bart's)
With its pink
tinged brick, gold domed and romanesque terraced entrance St Bart's
is much loved by the locals for just being there. But apart from
its good looks St Bart's also hosts popular concerts. The church
brings a touch of color to Park Avenue and brightens the lives of
52 (63) General
Building is an Art Deco delight with its marble lobby and a spiky
radio waves top.
The GE Building
was constructed close to St Bart's in order to both blend and contrast
with the Church. You can get a view of both impressive buildings
from corner of Park and 50th. Does the GE Building succeed in the
seemingly impossible balance of fitting in and standing out? You
(20) Museum of Sex
museum in the World? - The Museum of Sex
turns you on. It would appear most things turn some bodies on.
mission of the Museum of Sex is to preserve and present the history,
evolution and cultural significance of human sexuality. Through
its exhibitions, lectures and publications, the Museum of Sex is
committed to open discourse and exchange. In addition to changing
exhibitions, the museum offers visitors a sampling from over 25,000
objects that form the museum’s permanent collection. The museum
is for mature audiences only. Photography is permitted. Don’t
miss the fun gift shop!
entry with a New
54 (24) Brooklyn
Botanic Garden and The Brooklyn Museum of Art
at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Garden is regarded as the premier horticultural attraction in the
region by The New York Times. The gardens might be slightly smaller
than its cousins but are non-the-less impressive. No matter what
the season, something is always in bloom. You will enjoy the Garden's
many delights including the serenity of the Japanese Hill-and-Pond
Garden and the fragrant Cranford Rose Garden.
action explore the children's Discovery Garden, or visit the Steinhardt
Conservatory. The conservatory contains the world famous C.V. Starr
Bonsai Museum. Mum, Dad, sore feet and coffee addicts should visit
the Terrace Café and Garden Gift Shop.
Aim for Prospect
Park Station subway.
Built in 1869
as a lookout the Belvedere Castle continues to perform this function
admirably with nice views across Central Park. As well as a lookout
the Belvedere Castle is a weather station, contains information
on Central Park and is home to the Henry Luce Nature Observatory.
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