Resources
The info below was accurate at the time of posting. Hours and days of operation may change - you may wish to verify.

Buildings & design places
AIA LaGuardia Place @ Bleecker/3rd, 212-358-6113, aiany.org
Algonquin Hotel round table, 44th @ 5/6th
Apollo Theatre MLK125th @ CPW/7th
Armory Lex @ 25th
Astor Place subway Glaser murals, 1986
Aurora restaurant Milton Glaser, 60 E 49th, 212-692-9292
Bowling Green livestock fence: 1771; bowling:1773; statue toppled: 1776
Brookfield Place WinterGarden Cesar Pelli; WTC 1972/74
Brooklyn Bridge 1883 1st steel suspension, world's longest suspension bridge, 11 football fields
Carnegie Hall 1889/91, 7th @ 56/57th
Cathedral of St. John the Divine 1892, Episcopal, world’s largest, Amsterdam @ 112th, 212-316-7540
Chanin Building Art Deco, 42nd @ Lex
Chase Plaza Liberty @ Broad 1961-64; Cube 140 Broadway @ Liberty 1968
Chelsea Hotel 23rd @ 7/8th
Chrysler Building (William Van Alen) 1930, 77 floors, Lex @ 42/43
Chumley’s (speakeasy) 86 Bedford St, side entrance in arched doorway, 675-4449
City Hall 1811, roof statue: Justice
Color Association/Studio 507 315 W39th, 212-947-7774
Columbia University Broadway @ 116th
Cunard Building great hall (now PO) Bowling Green
Dakota/Strawberry Fields, CPW @ 72nd, Lennon, Bacall, Chung/Povich
Electric Lady St.Marks Place @ 1st/3rd, Jimi Hendrix sound studio
Ellis Island 1892-1924, gateway to the US for immigrants
Empire State Building 1929-31, 5th @ 33/34th, 212-736-3100, 9:30-12, 102 floors, 73 elevators, tallest til WTC 1972
Flatiron building steel frame 1902, 5th/Broadway @ 23rd
Fraunces Tavern Pearl @ Broad, 212-425-1778, 1719 (1907 rebuilt)
GE Building (RCA Victor) 1931 Art Deco, Lex @ 51st
Grand Central Terminal 1913 Beaux Arts (Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt)
Grimaldi's pizza Brooklyn Bridge Old Fulton Street
IBM Atrium 56th @ Madison
Intern Typeface Corp 2 Hammerskjold Plaza, 212-371-0699
Javitts Convention Center IM Pei, 11th @ 34/38th
King Cole Bar St Regis (Parrish murals) 55th @ 5th, stregis.com
Lever House 1952 Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Park @ 53/54th
Lincoln Center Broadway @ 62/65th tour: 212-877-1800, 10-5
Lubalin Burns & Co (1970s), 223 East 31st Street
McSorley's Old Ale House: 15 East 7th St, 212-474-9148; 1854 oldest continuously operated; Lincoln, Lennon, Woody Guthrie inspired the union movement from table in front; women allowed: 1970
Max's Kansas City
1965-81 punk, celebrity Union Square: 213 Park @ 17/18th
Mercedes Benz showroom FLW, 430 Park @ 56th
MetLife/PanAm Building 1981 Walter Gropius, Park @ 44/45th
Municipal Building 1914 McKim, Mead and White
Narrowest house (Edna St.Vincent Millay home) 75.5 Bedford @ Commerce, 9.5 feet wide
New York Life Madison @ 26/27th, Cass Gilbert
Public Library Bryant Park (1853 World’s Fair site) 5th @ 40/42nd, Patience & Fortitude
Palace Theater 1913, Sarah Bernhardt, Bob Hope, Fanny Brice, Jack Benny, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, Jerry Lewis, Bette Midler, Shirley MacLaine, Diana Ross
Paley Park 53rd @ Fifth/Madison
Push Pin Chinese rest, August 1954 (TGIFridays) Union Square east
Radio City Music Hall 6th/50th, 212-465-6100
Rockefeller Center 5-6th @ 47-52nd, AP bldg plaque/50Rock Plaza 1939-40; 666 5th Ave ceiling/wall 1957
Royalton Hotel Philippe Starck, 44th @ 5/6th
St.Michael’s Episcopal Church Tiffany windows, 225 W 99th, 212-222-2700
St.Patrick’s Cathedral James Renwick Gothic Revival, 1859/1888, largest US Catholic, 5th @ 50/51st, 212-753-2261
Seagram Bldg 1958 Mies with Philip Johnson interiors, Park @ 52/53
Sony (AT&T) Philip Johnson chippendale style, Madison @ 55/56th
Stieglitz Gallery (O’Keefe) 291 Fifth Avenue
Sullivan building 65 Bleecker @ Broadway/Lafayette 1897-99
Sylvia’s soul food 6th @ 126/127th
21/Jack & Charlies (speakeasy) 21 W52nd, cellar liquor vault
Trattoria del Arte rest Glaser, 200 W 57th, 245-9800
United Nations Corbusier &, 1947-63, 212-963-tour, 1st @ 46th, un.org/tours
Warhol studios 1968-74, 33 Union Square W; 1974-84, 860 Broadway @ Union; 1984-87, 22 E 33rd, Madison/5th; home 57 66th @ Park/Madison
Watson House Federal Style, 1800
West End restaurant Broadway @ 113/114th, beat: Kerouac, Ginsberg
Woolworth Building Cass Gilbert, 1913 world’s tallest til Chrysler,
WPA POs: Canal @ Church 1937-39, 23rd @ Lex/Park 1935-37

Celebrity locations
Andy Warhol house 1960-1974, 1342 Lexington @ 89th
Bob Dylan 1960s house: 161 West 4th, album foto: Jones St
Cosby
house Leroy @ 7th
Ed Sullivan Theater Broadway @ 53/54th
Friends Apt Building: Bedford @ Grove
George Carlin childhood: 121st @ Broadway/Amsterdam
Ghostbusters headquarters: Moore @ Varick
Jacqueline Onassis apartment 1040 5th @ 84th
Mad About You apartment: Parsons (Broadway @ 20th?)
Madonna first apt: 234 E 4th
Marilyn Monroe skirt: Lexington @ 52nd
Marx Brothers home: 179 E 93rd @ Lex/3rd
Paramount Theater Times Square Hard Rock: Hard Day’s Night premiered
Peppermint Lounge 128 W 45th: twist, Beatles hung out
San Remo CPW @ 74/75th: D Hoffman, B Manilow, Steve Martin, MT Moore, S Spielberg, B Willis/D Moore
Seinfeld Tom’s restaurant: Broadway @ 112, apartment 129 W81st
Studio 54 54th @ Broadway/8th
Trump 5th @ 56/57th: Paul Anka, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Johnny Carson, Dick Clark
Warwick Hotel Beatles stayed: 65 W 54th, 1965

Design firms
A&D Building 150 E 58th
Center for Book Arts 28 W27th, 212-481-0295, centerforbookarts.org
C&G Partners, Steff Geissbuhler, 212-532-4460, 116 16th St, @ Lex/Park, Union Square
David Carson 27 W20th #501
Karim Rashid 357 17th @ 9th, 212-929-8657
Lance Wyman 118 W 80th 212-580-3010
Landor 19th @ 230 Park, 6th fl, 212-614-5050, landor.com
Material Connexion 25th, 6/7th Avenue
Milton Glaser 207 E 32nd
Paul Davis Studio 14 E 14th, 212-420-8789, Myrna Davis
Pentagram 204 Fifth, 25th/26th
Push Pin 215 Park Avenue South, 17th/18th
Rockwell Group 5 Union Square 14/15, 212-463-0334, Sheila
Vignelli Associates, Massimo & Leila, 130 E 67th St, Apt 6E @ Lexington, 212-744-4846

Design schools
Cooper Union Astor Place, E 7th
FIT 27th @ 7th, 212-760-7675, Gallery: 212-217-4560
Herb Lubalin Study Center Appt: M-F10-5 212-353-4207, Gallery: M-F11-7 Sa12-5
NY School of Interior Design 155 E56th, 212-753-5365
Parson’s 55 W13th/5th, M-F9-9 SS10-6, 212-741-8910, 212-647-8693
Pratt Institute 718-636-3600
School of Visual Arts 23rd @ 2/3rd, 212-679-7350, Gallery: 212-592-2145

Museums
AIGA Gallery David Hall, 5th @ 21st/22nd, Mo-Th 11-6; 807-1990 (Fri)
American Financial History Wall St, 212-908-4110, financialhistory.org, $2, T-Sa (Mon)
American Illustration 63rd @ Lex/Park, 212-838-2560, M-F10-5, Tu10-8, Sa12-4 (Mon)
American Indian Bowling Green 212-514-3700, M-Su 10-5, Th-8
Arts & Design 59th @ Broadway, 212-956-3535, M-Su 10-6 Th-8
Asia Society/Museum Park @ 70th, 212-288-6400, asiasociety.org, T-Su, $4-$7 (Mon)
Brooklyn Museum (McKim Mead & White) 718-638-5000, Eastern Pkwy @ Washington, W-Su, brooklynart.org, $3-$6 (Mon/Tue)
City of New York 5th @ 103/104th, 212-534-1672, T-Su10-5 (Mon)
Cloisters Ft.Tryon Park, 212-923-3700, T-Su9:30-4:45, M4 bus (Mon)
Cooper-Hewitt (Carnegie 1903, Hewitt sisters collect & grandpa Peter Cooper) 5th Ave @ 90/91st, 212-849-8300, Tu-Sa10-5 Sa-6 Su12-6 F-9 (Mon)
Cooper Union E 7th, Sa 12-5, Mo-Th11-7
ET Modern, Edward Tufte, Tu-Sa 11-6, 20th @ 11th Ave, 212 206-0300
Frick Collection 5th @ 70/71st, TT-Sa10-6 F-8:45 Su1-6, 212-288-0700
Guggenheim 1959/68, 5th 88/89th, 212-423-3500, F-W10-5:45 F-8 (Thurs)
Jewish Holocaust BPC, Su-F9-5 W-8 F-3, 212-968-1800, mjhnyc.org
Jewish Museum 5th @ 92nd, M-Th11-5:45 Th-8, 212-423-3200 (Wens?)
Lower East Side Tenement Orchard @ Broome, 212-431-0233, $7-9, T-Su (Mon)
Metropolitan 5th @ 80/84th, 212-879-5500, $5-$10, T-Su 9:30-5:30 FSa-9 (Mon)
Met Modern (Whitney) Marcel Breuer 1966, Madison @ 74th/75th
Modern Art 53rd/54th @ 5/6th, 212-708-9400, M-Su 10:30-5:30 F-8 (Tues)
Morgan Library 29 E36th @ Madison, 212-685-0610
Mt. Vernon Hotel Museum & Gardens 61st @ 1st/York, 1799 carriage house & federal-period, 212-838-6878, $3-$4, T-Su, closed August
National Academy of Design 5th @ 89th, 212-368-4880, WTh12-5 F-Su11-6
Natural History CPW @ 77/81st, M-Su 10-5:45, FSa 10-9, 212-769-5100, amnh.org
Neue Gallery German/Austrian 1890-1940 5th @ 86th 212-628-6200, F-M11-6 F-9, neuegalerie.org
New Museum Bowery @ ??? 219-1222, Tu-Su12-6 Th-8
NY Art Director’s Club 106 29 @ 6th, 212-643-1440, adcglobal.org
New York Historical Society CPW @ 76/77th, T-Su11-6 No M, $3
Noguchi Museum Vernon @ Broadway LIC, 718-204-7088, W-F 10-5 SaSu 11-6 (Mon/Tue)
Skyscraper Museum BPC W-Su 12-6, 212-968-1961, skyscraper.org (Mon/Tue)
Television & Radio 52nd @ 5/6th, 212-621-6800, TWF-Su 12-6, mtr.org (Mon)
Transit Museum Boerum Place @ Schermerhorn 718-694-1600, T-F10-4 SS12-5
Whitney Museum of American Art (Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney - Met rejected) HiLine MePa

Stores
ABC Home Broadway/19th 212-473-3000
Bloomingdale’s 59/60th, 3rd/Lex
Cathers & Dembrosky Arts & Crafts 10th @ W Univ/Broadway, 212-353-1244
Bodum 14th @ 9/10thAve, 367-9213, bodum.com
DKNY Madison & 60th
GreenMarket Union Square MWFSa8-6
Kate’s Paperie Prince @ Broadway& 13th @ 5th/Parsons
Macy’s Broadway/6th @ 34th
Modernica 57 Greene @ Grand, 212-219-1303
MoMA Store 53/54th; Spring @ Crosby
NikeTown 5th @ 57th, IBM/Trump atrium
Prada Broadway @ Prince
Retro Modern: 20th Century Lighting 28 E 10th, 212-674-0530
Saks 5th @ 49/50th
Serendipity 3 60th @ 2/3rd 212-838-3531 Ice Cream
Strand Bookstore 12th @ Broadway, 212-473-1452
Tiffany 5th @ 57th
Vitra showroom & store 9th @ 13/14th, 212-929-3626, vitra.com

TV show tickets
Daily Show 733 11th Ave @ 51/52nd, 212-586-2477, comedycentral.com
Late Show Brdwy @ 53/54th, 212-247-6497, cbs.com/latenight/
Live Kelly & Michael Columbus @ 67th, 212-456-3605, liveregisandkelly.com
Millionaire ABC 30 67th, 212-479-7755, millionairetv.com
Saturday Night Live NBC, Rock @ 49/50th, 212-664-3056, nbc.com

Tours
CNN Time-Warner, 3rd Fl, 866-4cnnnyc, cnn.com/insidecnn
Federal Reserve Bank 212-720-6130
Grand Central WF 12:30
Gray Line 212-397-2620
Harlem 8thAve @ ??, 212-391-0900, harlemspirituals.com
Lincoln Center 212-875-5350
NBC Studios 212-664-3700 NBC Store
NY Movie 888-668-4386
Radio City Music Hall 6th @ 50th, radiocity.com, 212-307-7171
United Nations 1st @ 46th, 212-963-8687, M-F 9:3-4:45, SS 10-4:3
Watson Scavenger Hunts 212-726-1529

Walking tours
Big Onion Walking 212-439-1090
Broadway Open House Visitors Center @ 46/47th, FSa 10
Governor’s Island Battery Maritime, FSa 10a-3p, govisland.com
Rockefeller Center 212-664-3700 NBC Store
Soundwalks soundwalk.com
Talking Street Lower East Side map, 800-644-3545
Times Square Expose F 12, Visitors Center @ 46/47th
Wall Street/Downtown 90min, Thurs/Sat 12n, Customs House, 212-606-4064

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