This private design studio within the famous skyscraper is occasionally open for tours during events that highlight design and green design in particular.
Named for the Italian meaning 'beautiful view,' Central Park's Belvedere Castle offers park goers exactly what its name implies. With its two balconies, it supplies wonderful panoramic views that include some of Central Park's most beautiful and famous landmarks: the Delacorte Theater, the Great Lawn, the Turtle Pond and the Ramble.
Believing that the history of the Big Apple can be peeled like an onion, Big Onion Walking Tours has organized educator-lead walking tours of New York's ethnic neighborhoods and historic districts since 1991.
The Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at BLDG 92 is an exhibition and visitors center that is operated as a program of the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation.
Built in 1661 by John Bowne, this house is one of the oldest surviving buildings in New York City. Considered a fine example of vernacular Dutch-English architecture, it is meticulously preserved both inside and out.
The society maintains the Bronx County Research Library and Archives and hosts educational programs, walking tours, exhibitions and lectures on the history of the only mainland borough. It also operates the Valentine-Varian House, in which the Museum of Bronx History is located, and the Edgar Allan Poe Cottage.
Poe's simple home, where he spent the last years of his life, is operated by the Bronx County Historical Society and has been restored to look as it did then.
This restored 1758 fieldstone house, operated by the Bronx County Historical Society, retains many of its original elements and serves as the Museum of Bronx History.
The Brooklyn Historical Society is a nationally recognized urban history center dedicated to preserving and encouraging the study of Brooklyn's 400-year history. Its galleries and archive are housed in a magnificent landmark building.