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The Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Tenement Museum provides walking tours and is a popular attraction in the Lower East Side NYC. Museums In Nyc, A New York Minute, Ellis Island, Thing 1, Lower East Side, History Class, Walking Tour, Tour Guide, Lesson Plans

Immigration Museum NYC | Tenement Museum

The Tenement Museum focuses on America's urban immigrant history. The Tenement Museum provides walking tours and is a popular attraction in the Lower East Side NYC.

Today’s post is in answer to a question I received from a reader via email: I am giving my first ever piano recital this Sunday and I am unsure what I should say to parents at the recital. Piano Lessons, Music Lessons, Piano Teaching, Learning Piano, Life Learning, Piano Recital, Baby Grand Pianos, Music Backgrounds, 3d Studio

Tour the World's Most Famous Piano Factory

Tour the Steinway & Sons piano factory in Astoria, Queens and witness the making of Steinway pianos from start to finish.

Staten Island Boat Graveyard-- Arthur Kill Rd hear Rossville Ave miles from ferry terminal). Abandoned Ships, Abandoned Places, Spooky Places, Haunted Places, East Coast Road Trip, Ghost Ship, Famous Places, Staten Island, Places To See

The Secrets of New York

New York City is full of hidden surprises—some right under your nose at places like Grand Central Terminal and Rockefeller Center.

Pic 2 of 3 ~ The Panorama of the City of New York, at the Queens Museum of Art. This square foot architectural model includes every single building constructed before 1992 in all five boroughs. Nyc Itinerary, Brooklyn Real Estate, Home Improvement Contractors, Long Island City, Free Things To Do, World's Fair, Travel List, Wonders Of The World, New York City

The Panorama of The City Of New York @ Queens Museum Of Art The Panorama is the jewel in the crown of the collection of the Queens Museum of Art. Built by Robert Moses for the 1964 World’s Fair, in part as a celebration of the City’s municipal infrastructure, this 9,335 square foot architectural model includes every single building constructed before 1992 in all five boroughs; that is a total of 895,000 individual structures.

A whispering gallery found in a surprising place, Grand Central Terminal in New York. Interactive Installation, Christmas Vacation, Central Station, New York City, Tourism, Places To Go, Walls, 25 Anniversary, Oyster Bar

Whispering Arch, Grand Central Station

A whispering gallery found in a surprising place, Grand Central Terminal in New York.

The Louis Armstrong House Museum: Historic Mid Century Homes To Visit - Retro Renovation - The kitchen in Louis Armstrong’s Queens, NY home. Look at that glossy blue on the cabinets! Louis Armstrong, Metal Kitchen Cabinets, Retro Renovation, Mid Century House, Vintage Kitchen, Kitchen Retro, Retro Kitchens, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Ideas

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Louis Armstrong House Museum The world’s most famous jazz musician—was an international celebrity who could have lived anywhere. Yet in 1943, he and his wife, Lucille, settled in a modest house in Corona, Queens, where they lived for the remainder of their lives. No one has lived in the house since the Armstrongs, and the house and its furnishings remain very much as they were during Louis and Lucille’s lifetime.

Sugar Hill is a historic district in the northern part of the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the New York City borough of Manhattan.[2] Defined by 155th Street to the north, 145th Street to the south, Edgecombe Avenue to the east, and Amsterdam Avenue to the west,[3] it gained its name in the 1920s when the locale became a popular place for wealthy African Americans to live during Harlem Renaissance. Sugar Hill, Harlem Renaissance, African Americans, Hamilton, Manhattan, 1920s, Amsterdam, New York City, Dallas

Sugar Hill is a historic district in the northern part of the Hamilton Heights section of Harlem in the New York City borough of Manhattan.[2] Defined by 155th Street to the north, 145th Street to the south, Edgecombe Avenue to the east, and Amsterdam Avenue to the west,[3] it gained its name in the 1920s when the locale became a popular place for wealthy African Americans to live during Harlem Renaissance.

North Brother Island, located n New York City's East River between the Bronx and Rikers Island, once the site of a hospital for victims of quarantinable diseases. The island is now uninhabited and designated as a bird sanctuary. Places In New York, Places Around The World, Around The Worlds, Abandoned Asylums, Abandoned Cities, Abandoned Houses, Rikers Island, Desert Places, 400 M

North Brother Island, East River - a small island in the East River situated between the Bronx and Riker's Island, New York City. Once the site of a hospital, it is now uninhabited and designated as a bird sanctuary. It measures approximately 400 m by 250 m. Its smaller companion, South Brother Island, is a short distance away. Together, the two Brother Islands, North and South, have a land area of 20.12 acres (81,400 m2).

The Campbell Apartment | Photo: Tim Young@timyoungstudios@gmail.com Formerly the private office and salon of 1920's tycoon, John W. Campbell, The Campbell Apartment has been fully-restored to its original splendor -- and reborn as a chic cocktail lounge cited in the national media as one of "the best bars in America". Empire State Of Mind, Cool Bars, Places Ive Been, New York City, Restoration, Central Station, The Originals, Cocktail, Lounge

The Campbell Apartment | Photo: Tim Young@timyoungstudios@gmail.com Formerly the private office and salon of 1920's tycoon, John W. Campbell, The Campbell Apartment has been fully-restored to its original splendor -- and reborn as a chic cocktail lounge cited in the national media as one of "the best bars in America".

Once a year, Governors Island makes an exception to its no-camping rule for people who haul their supplies over by canoe, kayak and rowboat. Camping Rules, Canoe, Ny Times, The Great Outdoors, Kayaking, Outdoor Gear, New York City, Tent, Nyc

Special Night for Camping Not Far From City’s Lights - NYTimes.com Once a year you can camp out on Governor's Island

I wrote about Doyers Street here , and its impending demise, thanks to its discovery by the gentry. Caves, Discovery, Nyc, York, Street, City, Nature, Naturaleza, Cave

Chinatown Tunnels

I wrote about Doyers Street here , and its impending demise, thanks to its discovery by the gentry. In a way, you might say things haven't c...

Take a stroll down Pomander Walk on the UWS I Love Nyc, Upper West Side, New York Style, West End, Queen Anne, The Row, New York City, Walking, United States

Pomander Walk is located on the Upper West Side between Broadway and West End Avenue, btwn 94& 95th St. The "Walk" itself, consisting of two rows of eight buildings facing each other across a narrow courtyard, runs through the middle of the block between 94th and 95th, with a gate at each end. They are exactly alike: miniature copies of Queen Anne mansions". Pomander Walk is different in style and out of scale with the tall buildings that surround it.

SEE: The city's smallest museum (Museum) is in an abandoned freight-elevator shaft, Museum’s recently unveiled second season displays collected oddities--most of which have pretty much nothing in common aside from a quirky-cool factor. A New York Minute, Second Season, History Museum, 20th Anniversary, Footprint, Natural History, New York City, Places To Go, Shops

Mmuseumm

Mmuseumm is a modern natural history museum in an abandoned elevator shafts. Mmuseumm exhibits the things humans make to fit in, change, and respond to Now. Mmuseumm is Object Journalism.

week The high line in New York is an other example of recycling in architecture. High line was an old railroad that wasn’t in use. A great public space is created using the the old track. Landscape Architecture Design, Green Architecture, Landscape Architects, Residential Architecture, Architecture Courtyard, New York Architecture, Concrete Architecture, Architecture Diagrams, Architecture Wallpaper

The Top 10 Secrets Of The High Line in NYC - Untapped New York

The High Line has only attracted visitors for a few years since its opening in 2009, but holds with it a storied history from early train-centric New York