The Center is housed on the third floor of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute.
In 1888, Edwin Booth, America's pre-eminent Shakespearean actor, and 15 others, including Mark Twain and General William Tecumseh Sherman, founded The Players. Modeled after London's famed Garrick Club, The Players was the first American 'gentleman's club' of its kind. Its purpose: 'The promotion of social intercourse between members of the dramatic profession and the kindred professions of literature, painting, architecture, sculpture and music, law and medicine, and the patrons of the arts...'Located in a Greek Revival townhouse facing historic Gramercy Park, The Players is also home to the Hampden-Booth Theater Library.
The New School's University Center, located at Fifth Avenue and 14th Street.
Mon & Tues: 12 pm-6 pm Wed & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Fri: 12 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmThe Throg's Neck Branch of the New York Public Library, located at the intersection of East Tremont Avenue and the Cross Bronx Expressway Extension, was opened in September 1974. Fully accessible to persons who use wheelchairs, the one-floor facility houses an adult, young adult and children's collection. A large mural celebrating 'Sesame Street' adorns the north wall of the courtyard adjacent to the children's room. It was painted during the summer of 1977 by a local artist who was assisted by several neighborhood children. ...
Tower 49 Gallery is one of New York City's significant and striking commercial art venues. Our mission is to originate exhibitions featuring acclaimed contemporary international artists, such as Frank Stella, Jules Olitski and Natvar Bhavsar, for the benefit of the general public as well as for the building tenants. Tower 49 Gallery provides a sanctuary of contemplation for those who access this extraordinary space to discover the important role that art plays in our daily lives.
Mon: 12 pm-6 pm Tues & Thurs: 11 am-7 pm Wed: 11 am-6 pm Fri: 1 pm-5 pm Sat: 10 am-5 pmServing the South Central Bronx since 1905, the Tremont Branch was designed by CarrÃ¨re and Hastings. The red brick building is one of the 65 libraries erected with funds given to New York City by Andrew Carnegie. The main floor of the library houses the reference, adult and young adult collections. The second floor is devoted to an expansive children's room and a large programming room.For more information on the branch, click here.
Uproar Art is an all-purpose nonprofit art program for kids and teens in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Van Alen Books is an architecture and design bookstore, event space and public reading room located at Van Alen Institute’s headquarters in Manhattan’s Flatiron District. Opened in April 2011, this highly visible storefront space is New York City’s only book emporium and gathering place devoted singularly to architecture and design publications. Visit us at www.vanalenbooks.org.
Since its founding in 1894, Van Alen Institute has promoted innovative thinking about the role of architecture and design in civic life. Today the Institute’s competitions, research, and public programs shape the public conversation and bring design excellence to the built environment of cities and sites around the world. Learn more at www.vanalen.org.