Archicritic Michael Kimmelman describes the glass-covered arcade North End Way as something that looks like the result of the Conrad Hotel ramming into the gap between itself and the 200 West Street headquarters of Goldman Sachs.
On multiple platforms, NYC-ARTS reports on New York City‚ cultural organizations, whose offerings greatly benefit residents and visitors‚ from children to adults, and teenagers to senior citizens. Through web sites, television, mobile applications and social media, NYC-ARTS nurtures New York City‚ position as a cultural capital of the world, one that has both world-renowned institutions and those that are focused on local communities.
This 12-acre zoo houses nearly 100 species and has many interactive exhibits and three major areas that provide close-up views of animals, from sheep to weaver finches to gar fish to the ever-popular baboons.
Built in 1857 by renowned architect A.J. Davis (who also designed the famous Gothic mansion, Lyndhurst in Tarrytown, NY), the Villa was condemned by the City of Brooklyn in 1868 for the creation of Prospect Park. The Villa now houses borough headquarters for City of New York/Parks & Recreation, as well as the offices of the Park Administrator and the Prospect Park Alliance.At the Villa, you'll also find the Office of Special Events, where you can receive permits for a variety of special Park uses. Limited public parking is available.Litchfield Villa stands on a hilltop, 280 feet above sea level ...
Outdoor art and music festival in Riverdale, New York.
The largest stretch of open space in the Lower East Side, this park caters to its wide variety of users by offering a diverse array of facilities and activities. Highlights include the Golden Age Center for senior citizens, a recently renovated synthetic turf soccer field, several playgrounds for kids, a vendor‚ market and a roller-skating rink.
Tots learn about technology as they slide and seesaw, climb a giant spiderweb, romp in sand pits and wind their way around big trees.
Sing for Hope envisions a world in which the arts are accessible to everyone. Our outreach programs are powered by our diverse Volunteer Artist Roster and serve everyone from school children to healthcare patients to seniors in under-resourced communities, igniting the creative spark in all people.
Socrates Sculpture Park is the principal outdoor site for contemporary sculpture in New York City. Set on a small cove off the East River, the 4.5-acre park consists of a large open space encircled by rock gardens, specially built walls, walkways and areas of wild grasses and boulders lining the waterfront. The sculpture has the dramatic Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.