Historic Sites

Yankee Stadium

161st Street and River Ave, New York, NY 10451
718-579-4531
The historic "House that Ruth Built," which dates from the Roaring '20s, has been the stage for some of the game's greatest performers and singular events: Lou Gehrig's famous retirement speech and the on-field exploits the Babe, Joe DiMaggio and M & M Boys, Mr. October and the heroes of today.
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Woolworth Building

233 Broadway, New York, NY
The building, designed and built by Cass Gilbert, was known as the "Cathedral of Commerce" for several years due to its ornamental gargoyles, flying buttresses, and ornate lobby.
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United Nations Headquarters

3 United Nations Plz, New York, NY 10017-4414
212-963-8687
An approach from Grand Central offers the best view of this immense complex ­ a place where the representatives of more than 185 nations join together in an effort to preserve international security and promote worldwide peace.
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Top of the Rock

30 Rockefeller Plz, Rockefeller Center, 70th fl, New York, NY 10012
212-698-2000
The multi-tiered platform occupies the 67th to 70th floors, and encased in glass, it affords a spectacular vista of Central Park, the Empire State Building, Times Square, the Statue of Liberty, and much more.
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The Villard Houses at the New York Palace Hotel

455 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022
212-888-7000
The Villard Houses were once six individual mansions, whose unique design was inspired by Rome's Palazzo della Cancelleria.
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The Cloisters

99 Margaret Corbin Dr, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040-7503
212-923-3700
Home to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's medieval collection, this North Manhattan museum resembles an Old World monastery.
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Statue of Liberty / Ellis Island

New York Harbor, New York, NY 10004
212-363-3200
These two sights represent freedom for millions of people, and the Statue of Liberty, a 450,000 pound gift from the people of France, is a must-see for anyone visiting the Big Apple.
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St. Paul's Chapel

209 Broadway, New York, NY 10007-2977
212-233-4164
Under the proprietorship of Trinity Church, St. Paul's is the oldest church on Manhattan Island.
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South Street Seaport

Fulton & South Sts, Pier 17, New York, NY 10038-2101
212-732-7678
The South Street Seaport, a neat collection of pedestrian malls, shops, cafés and galleries, offers visitors a glimpse into New York's maritime past.
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Grand Central Terminal

87 E 42nd St, at Park Ave, New York, NY 10017
212-532-4900
Grand Central Terminal is a magnificent example of art meeting functionality. Visible on the south side of 42nd Street is a grand beaux arts façade with three high arched windows separated by pairs of fluted columns.
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Fraunces Tavern Museum

54 Pearl St, New York, NY 10004-2429
212-425-1778
The Fraunces was the site of the launching of the New York Tea Party and the founding of the New York City Yacht Club.
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Fort Tryon Park

Fort Washington Ave, at Margaret Corbin Cir, New York, NY 10040
The 60-plus acre park surrounding historic Fort Tryon, one of the last strongholds to resist the British invasion of New York in 1776, offers spectacular views of the Hudson River and the George Washington Bridge.
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Federal Hall National Monument

26 Wall St, New York, NY 10005
212-825-6990
The Federal Hall was the site of the swearing-in of George Washington as the country's first President on April 30, 1789.
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Empire State Building

350 5th Ave, at 34th St, New York, NY 10118
212-736-3100
One of the world's most famous skyscrapers is easily recognized by its strong, slender ascent into the NY sky. The building opened in 1931 at a cost of $41 million after about a year of construction, making it the fastest development of any major skyscraper (4.5 stories per week).
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Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

2460 Grand Concourse, Poe Park, New York, NY 10458
718-881-8900
The last home of America's first, and perhaps greatest, gothic writer, this Colonial-style cottage is located in an area that was once known as Fordham Park.
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Columbia University

Broadway at W 116th St, Visitor's Center, New York, NY 10027
212-854-4900
Columbia is the oldest university in New York and one of the oldest in the United States.
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Chrysler Building

405 Lexington Ave, between 42nd and 43rd Sts, New York, NY 10174
212-682-3070
This Art Deco masterpiece briefly held the title of world's tallest building for some few months before the completion of the Empire State Building in 1931.
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Brooklyn Bridge

New York, NY 10038
Spanning from the South Street Seaport to Brooklyn Heights, the famous Brooklyn Bridge has ushered New Yorkers across the East River since 1883.
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Apollo Theatre

253 W 125th St, between 7th and 8th Ave, Harlem, NY 10027-4408
212-531-5337
Home of the famous "Showtime" and "Amateur Night at the Apollo," this theater has a very rich history of bringing some of the most talented African-American performers to the stage.
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Wave Hill

W 249th St & Independence Ave, Bronx, NY 10471
718-549-3200
In the mid-1960s, this surreal 28-acre estate, welcomed the public for the first time.
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