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The Helmsley Park Lane Hotel® is proud to introduce our guests to Our New York. We have hand-picked an assortment of Midtown attractions and a variety of things do in Manhattan right outside the most luxurious option amongst Midtown New York City hotels. Some highlights near the hotel include Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Central Park. Browse our detailed and diverse New York City guide to fashion your ideal Helmsley experience.
From 59th to 125th streets (Across 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Avenues
Central Park is New York City's backyard and consists of 843 acres of green that comprise 6% of the island of Manhattan. Twenty-five million people visit Central Park every year and enjoy the park's abundance of famous attractions and sights, which include The Great Lawn, The Wildlife Center and Children's Zoo, Belvedere Castle and other legendary spots.
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023
Lincoln Center is a leading performing arts center and home to numerous celebrated institutions and organizations such as Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Juilliard School, Lincoln Center Theater, The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Ballet, New York City Opera and New York Philharmonic.
881 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10019-3293
One of the most legendary Midtown attractions, Carnegie Hall is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for classical music and popular music and presents about 250 performances each season. Carnegie Hall comprises three stages: Isaac Stern Auditorium / Ronald O. Perelman Stage, the Joan and Sanford I. Weill Recital Hall, and Judy and Arthur Zankel Hall.
130 West 56th Street
New York, NY 10019
New York City Center was built in 1923 as a meeting hall for the members of the Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. After being saved from destruction by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia, the building went on to become a prestigious 2,750-seat center for the best of theater, music, and dance. Today, New York City Center produces the Tony-honored Encores! Great American Musicals in Concert® series, and is home to some of the country's leading dance companies, including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Paul Taylor Dance Company.
Radio City Music Hall
1260 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020
When planning things to do in Manhattan, don't let Radio City Music Hall escape your list. Located in Rockefeller Center, this entertainment venue comprises 12 acres, making it the largest indoor theatre in the world. The venue is home to the famous Christmas Spectacular starring the Rockettes and has housed numerous world-class entertainers and dignitaries such as the Dalai Lama, Frank Sinatra, Liberace, Ray Charles, Sting and events such as the Tony's and The MTV Video Music Awards.
St. Patrick's Cathedral
460 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022-6863
The Cathedral is the largest gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States and has been recognized throughout its history as a pre-eminent center of Catholic life in America. Over five and a half million visitors come to St. Patrick's Cathedral yearly.
Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Circle
New York, NY 10019-1158
The Time Warner Center is a mixed-use skyscraper consisting of two 750 ft. towers bridged by a multi-story atrium containing upscale retail shops. A large Whole Foods Market grocery store takes up the basement area and the complex is also home to a 1,200 seat theater for Jazz at Lincoln Center as well as CNN studios, from where Anderson Cooper 360°, among other shows, are broadcast live.
11 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
This contemporary art museum is a must-see in our New York City guide. The museum's collection offers an unparalleled overview in modern and contemporary art, including works of architecture and design, drawings, painting, sculpture, photography, prints, illustrated books and artist's books, film, and electronic media. It is hope to such famous works as The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, The Dream by Henri Rousseau, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon by Pablo Picasso and Campbell's Soup Cans by Andy Warhol.
Museum of Natural History
79 Street And Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Located in park-like grounds across the street from Central Park, the Museum comprises 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibition halls, research laboratories, and its renowned library. The Museum showcases habitat dioramas of African, Asian and North American mammals, a full-size model of a Blue Whale suspended in the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life, a massive 31 ton piece of the Cape York meteorite, and the Star of India, the largest star sapphire in the world. The museum also houses extensive anthropological collections on various peoples.
1000 Fifth Ave
New York, NY 10001
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met, is an art museum located on the eastern edge of Central Park, along Museum Mile. It has a permanent collection containing more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. Represented in the permanent collection are works of art from classical antiquity and Ancient Egypt, paintings and sculptures from nearly all the European masters, and an extensive collection of American and modern art.
From 82nd to 104th streets
Museum Mile is the name for a portion of Fifth Avenue in Manhattan in the City of New York, running from 82nd to 104th streets on the Upper East Side in a neighborhood known as Carnegie Hill. The "mile," which contains one of the densest displays of culture in the world, is actually two blocks longer than one mile.
754 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10019
For luxury shopping, Bergdorf Goodman sets the bar. Find premier designers for women and men including Stuart Weitzman, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Missoni and more. Located on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, Bergdorf operates from two stores situated across the street from each other on 57th and 58th Streets.
59th Street & Lexington Avenue
1000 Third Avenue
New York, NY 10022
From clothes to shoes to cosmetics to jewelry, Bloomingdale's has it all. For shopping enthusiasts, perusing this upscale department store can easily be an all day activity. Find designer names and contemporary fashions at Bloomingdale's with locations on Lexington Avenue and Third Avenue.
767 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10153
Visit one of the most architecturally innovative Apple Stores in the world. Besides selling all your favorite gadgets, the store features a distinctive 32-foot glass cube that attracts New Yorkers and people from around the world. With a premier location on Fifth Avenue, the Apple Store is open 24 hours a day and 365 days a year.
Saks Fifth Avenue
611 Fifth Ave.
New York, NY 10020
One of the most famous retailers in the world, shop amid a luxurious environment for men's and women's clothing, jewelry, cosmetics, fragrances and accessories. Occupying an entire city block directly across from Rockefeller Center, Saks Fifth Avenue has been one of the city's preeminent high-end department stores since 1924.
Fifth Avenue Shopping
From 34th to 59th streets
The best shopping in New York City is on Fifth Avenue. Whether you're looking for the latest fashions at H&M or splurging at Tiffany's, you'll find endless shopping options from high-end designers to contemporary fashions. Between 34th Street and 59th Street find one of the premier shopping streets in the world.
Madison Avenue Shopping
From 59th to 72nd streets
Another fabulous street for shopping, Madison Avenue offers a variety of retailers including upscale department stores, designer duds and of course, the famed FAO Schwartz. From Barney's to Dolce & Gabbana to Yves St. Laurent and Prada, Madison Avenue is a great place to schmooze and peruse.