Industry City’s proud tradition of manufacturing lives on in spaces specifically designed for both large and small industrial uses. Industrial spaces feature the property’s trademark oversize windows and high ceilings, along with heavy floor loads and plentiful access to freight elevators and loading bays.
In addition to teaching Spanish language and culture, the Instituto Cervantes has a lively calendar of cultural events that includes talks with writers, film screenings, art shows and concerts, among others. The public events are often in English and Spanish, and usually are free.
Founded by Ellen Stewart in 1961, La Mama was the first home to many of today's most popular playwrights, including Harvey Fierstein, Lanford Wilson and Sam Shepard. La Mama presents the works of new playwrights, directors, designers and composers and choreographers, and showcases the international avant-garde.
The Merchant's House Museum is New York City's only family home preserved intact‚ inside and out‚ from the 19th century. Complete with the family's original furnishings and personal possessions, the house offers a rare and intimate glimpse of domestic life in New York City from 1835-1865.
One of the city's few remaining pre-Revolutionary buildings, the Morris Jumel Mansion served as George Washington's headquarters for the Continental Army and the American war room for the Battle of Harlem Heights.
The Municipal Art Society of New York is a non-profit membership organization that advocates for intelligent urban planning, design and preservation for New York.
The museum explores how craftsmanship, art and design intersect in the visual arts today. Exhibitions focus on the ways in which contemporary artists and designers from around the world transform materials through processes ranging from the handmade to cutting-edge technologies.
One of the foremost facilities of its kind in the United States, the museum offers exhibitions, Chinatown walking tours, a slide show and an extensive archive and reference library about the history of Chinese-Americans.
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Located at 200 Lexington Avenue, The New York Design Center is the industry’s premier resource for fine furnishings. Built in 1926 it was the New York Furniture Exchange. Today, the New York Design Center’s rich history enhances its reputation as a respected resource for imaginative solutions to any design challenge. Representing avant-garde, contemporary innovations as well as classic creations, the NYDC is committed to remaining at the forefront of design.