Built just prior to the War of 1812, this fort has served as a concert venue, open-air restaurant and opera house. Today it is a monument and a museum where costumed interpreters describe harbor defenses during 1812. It is next to the ferry terminal to the Statue of Liberty and the Ellis Island Immigration Museum.
Mon & Wed: 11 am-7 pm Tues, Thurs: 12 pm-6 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Castle Hill Branch of the New York Public Library, a modern spacious brick building located on Castle Hill Avenue near the corner of Bruckner Boulevard, was opened in July 1981. Fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs, the one story facility houses an adult, young adult and children's collection. A multi-use meeting room is available for community group meetings as well as library programs.For more information on the branch, click here.
This space at the New York Public Library holds events of LIVE from the NYPL among others.
The Center for Architecture Foundation (CFAF) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public awareness, understanding and appreciation of architecture, design and the built environment through hands-on education programs.
The Center for Jewish History is home to the American Jewish Historical Society, the American Sephardi Federation, the Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.The collections at the center contain resources for the documentation and exploration of the Jewish experience and include old and rare books, periodical collections, photos, memoirs, official decrees, personal letters and contemporary publications about all aspects of Jewish identity. The art collections include posters, paintings, sculptures, archeological artifacts, historical textiles and ceremonial objects. These rich and varied collections define one people and many cultures.
This is the main library of the Brooklyn Public Library system.
Mon - Thurs: 8 am-6 pm Fri-Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Chatham Square Branch opened in 1903 at 33 East Broadway, replacing a branch of the New York Free Circulating Library that had served the neighborhood for four years. The building, designed by the distinguished New York architectural firm McKim, Mead and White, features a handsome facade. It was the second library to be constructed with funds from Andrew Carnegie. From its earliest days, the branch has always been an integral part of the Chinese neighborhood it serves. Today, it acts as a cultural and civic center for a community of avid ...
Nestled on the corner of Commerce Street in Greenwich Village, Cherry Lane Theatre is a cultural landmark founded by Edna St. Vincent Millay in 1924 and continues to produce shows.
The 19th-century edifice that is City Hall houses the Mayor's office, the City Council's meeting chambers, the Speaker's office and the rooms seen in the background of mayoral press conferences on TV.