The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity
The Decker Building is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

1. The Decker Building

33 Union Sq W (16th street), New York, NY
Structure · Union Square · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Shot! Pop art legend Andy Warhol was critically wounded here in a 1968 assassination attempt. Click "More Info" to see this historic pic! Read more.

Nevelson Sculpture: Night Presence IV is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

2. Nevelson Sculpture: Night Presence IV

Park Ave (92 Street), New York, NY
Uncategorized · Carnegie Hill · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: See the sculptor, Louise Nevelson, with her piece as it is prepared for installation in 1972 at the link! Read more.

New York Supreme Court is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

3. New York Supreme Court

60 Centre St (at Worth St), New York, NY
Courthouse · Downtown Manhattan · 79 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: British punk rocker Sid Vicious arrives with his mother at Manhattan Supreme Court in 1978 for indictment charging him with murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. View photo at the link! Read more.

Madison Square Garden is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

4. Madison Square Garden

8.8
4 Penn Plz (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Basketball Stadium · Chelsea · 995 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: George Harrison on guitar and Ringo Starr on drums belt out some of the songs made famous by the Beatles at a benefit concert for East Pakistan refugees in 1971, at the link! Read more.

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

5. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)

9.3
11 W 53rd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
Art Museum · Midtown East · 1877 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Japanese painter Yayoi Kusama staged an impropmtu "nude-in" in the sculpture garden pool in 1969. A security guard pleads with participants, at the link! Read more.

Jacob K. Javits Convention Center is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

6. Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

655 W 34th St (at 11th Ave), New York, NY
Convention Center · Hell's Kitchen · 149 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Artist Keith Haring at work on a giant six-story banner saluting the Statue of Liberty on her 100th birthday in 1986, at the link! Read more.

Waldorf Astoria New York is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

7. Waldorf Astoria New York

301 Park Ave (btwn E 49th & E 50th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Midtown East · 276 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Dhani Harrison, son of late Beatles great George Harrison, plays at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria, at the link! Read more.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

8. Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)

5.1
Brewster Rd (at Lindbergh Rd), Newark, NJ
International Airport · Newark Airport and Port Newark · 2497 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Police confiscated some 30,000 copies of John Lennon and Yoko Ono's "Two Virgins" as obscene material in 1969, at the link! Read more.

Citi Field is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

9. Citi Field

9.0
41 Seaver Way (at Roosevelt Ave), Flushing, NY
Baseball Stadium · Flushing · 661 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Beatles on stage at Shea Stadium in 1965, at the link! Read more.

Radio City Music Hall is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

10. Radio City Music Hall

9.4
1260 Avenue of the Americas (at W 50th St), New York, NY
Concert Hall · Rockefeller Center · 390 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Daily News has your backstage pass to the Rockettes dressing room in 1952, at the link! Read more.

Rockefeller Center is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

11. Rockefeller Center

9.2
Rockefeller Plaza (btwn W 49th & W 50th St), New York, NY
Plaza · Rockefeller Center · 850 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Artist Diego Rivera at work on "Man at the Crossroads," the mural in the ground floor lobby. Click "More Info" to view this historic pic from 1933! Read more.

La Mama is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

12. La Mama

8.3
74A E 4th St (btw 2nd & 3rd Aves), New York, NY
Indie Theater · East Village · 9 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out Diana Ross stepping out of a show in 1990, at the link! Read more.

White Horse Tavern is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

13. White Horse Tavern

6.4
567 Hudson St (at 11th St), New York, NY
Pub · West Village · 140 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Tony and Emmy award winning actor Gregory Hines stops in for a drink in this pic from 1989, at the link! Read more.

Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (Parsons The New School for Design) is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

14. Sheila C. Johnson Design Center (Parsons The New School for Design)

2 W 13th St (at 5th Ave.), New York, NY
University · Greenwich Village · 19 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: From 1976 to 1989, the Lone Star Cafe was a hit Texas-themed Village nightclub. Check out James Brown backstage in 1985 at the link! Read more.

Macy's Parade & Entertainment Group is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

15. Macy's Parade & Entertainment Group

11 Penn Plz (btw 31st and 32nd St), New York, NY
Office · Garment District · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Thanksgiving Day Parade is a real American tradition. Check out our gallery of amazing parade photos from 1932-2009, at the link! Read more.

Macy's is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

16. Macy's

7.8
151 W 34th St (btwn 7th Ave & Broadway), New York, NY
Department Store · Garment District · 1070 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Thanksgiving Day Parade is a real American tradition. Check out our gallery of amazing parade photos from 1932-2009, at the link! Read more.

Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

17. Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan

7.4
1605 Broadway (btwn 48th & 49th St), New York, NY
Hotel · Theater District · 101 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Before the Crowne Plaza, this was an historic Times Square movie theater. Click "More Info" to see a pic from the premier of the cult 70s fim "Deep Throat," here at the World Theater in 1973! Read more.

Barneys New York is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

18. Barneys New York

660 Madison Ave (btwn E 60th & E 61st St), New York, NY
Department Store · Upper East Side · 221 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Michael Jackson tries on a pair of overalls at Barneys in 1977, with his little sister Janet Jackson in tow. Read more.

Roseland Ballroom is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

19. Roseland Ballroom

239 W 52nd St (btwn Broadway & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Music Venue · Theater District · 105 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1929, a new marathon dance craze played out at the Roseland - stilt dancing! Photo shows two of the dancers after a tumble, as other contestants merrily dance on. Read more.

20. 2505 Jerome Avenue

2505 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY
Structure · West Bronx · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1932, exhausted contestants try to keep moving, at least a little, during a grueling dance marathon that began more than 900 hours earlier at the Fordham Palace, 2505 Jerome Avenue. Read more.

Naumburg Bandshell is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

21. Naumburg Bandshell

8.3
Central Park (72nd St.), New York, NY
Music Venue · Central Park · 13 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Diana Ross seems ready to take off at her 1983 concert in Central Park. Click "More Info" to view photo. Read more.

Inventors' Gate is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

22. Inventors' Gate

8.4
E 72nd St (at 5th Ave), New York, NY
Plaza · Central Park · 7 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: 1931. Golden Age Hollywood actress Greta Garbo on a walk up the East side of Central Park, at the link! Read more.

Brooklyn Army Terminal is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

23. Brooklyn Army Terminal

8.7
140 58th St (at 2nd Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Structure · Sunset Park · 14 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out this pic from 1958 of Elvis Presley boarding a transport ship for his 18 month tour of duty in Europe! Click "More Info" for this great historic pic! Read more.

Monroe College - King Hall is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

24. Monroe College - King Hall

2501 Jerome Ave (Fordham Rd), Bronx, NY
Community College · West Bronx · 7 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Exhausted contestants try to keep moving after a 900 hour dance competition at the old Fordham Palace, right here in 1932! Click "More Info" to see this great pic! Read more.

The Original Yip's Oriental Express is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

25. The Original Yip's Oriental Express

52 W 52nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave.), New York, NY
Chinese Restaurant · Midtown East · 22 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Right next door, the Three Deuces was a famous jazz club throughout the 30s and 40s. Click "More Info" of this great historic pic! Read more.

21 Club is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

26. 21 Club

21 W 52nd St (btwn 5th & 6th Ave), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Midtown East · 129 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Across the street, the Three Deuces was a famous jazz club throughout the 30s and 40s. Click "More Info" of this great historic pic! Read more.

Apollo Theater is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

27. Apollo Theater

9.1
253 W 125th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Central Harlem · 142 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: A father shows his sons the murals inside the lobby of the Apollo. Click "More Info" to see this great historic pic from 1954! Read more.

The New Victory Theater is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

28. The New Victory Theater

8.4
209 W 42nd St. (btwn 7th & 8th), New York, NY
Indie Theater · Theater District · 32 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: From 1931-1941, this was Minsky's Burlesque theater. Click "More Info" to see a great historic shot of the marquee from 1937! Read more.

18 W 11th Street is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

29. 18 W 11th Street

New York, NY
Home (private) · Greenwich Village · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1970 a bomb built by Weather Underground accidentally exploded in this Village townhouse. Click "More Info" to see a great pic of actor Dustin Hoffman racing from his next door apartment! Read more.

Barrow Street Ale House is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

30. Barrow Street Ale House

6.6
15 Barrow St (btw 4th St & 7th Ave), New York, NY
Sports Bar · West Village · 65 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1975, 30 year old Bette Midler lived right down the street at 36 Barrow! Click "More Info" and check out this classic pic of Bette outside her West Village pad. Read more.

Alibi is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

31. Alibi

6.1
116 Macdougal St (btwn Bleecker and W 3rd St), New York, NY
Lounge · Greenwich Village · 13 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: In 1959 this was the Gaslight Cafe, a favorite hangout of Village bohemians like Allen Ginsberg, seen here reading from his poetry. Click "More Info" for this great pic! Read more.

Washington Square Park is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

32. Washington Square Park

9.5
W 4th St (btwn MacDougal St & University Pl), New York, NY
Park · Greenwich Village · 707 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In 1966 beat poet Allen Ginsberg read from his work to a huge crowd in the park. Click "More Info" to see the pic, then find the tree and have your own reading! Read more.

NYPD - 9th Precinct is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

33. NYPD - 9th Precinct

321 E 5th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave.), New York, NY
Police Station · East Village · 7 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Who? That's Roger Daltry and Pete Townshend in 1969, turning themselves in to police! Click "More Info" to see this great pic! Read more.

Studio 54 is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

34. Studio 54

8.9
254 W 54th St (btwn 7th & 8th Ave), New York, NY
Theater · Theater District · 60 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out this great pic of Rolling Stone Mick Jagger at his wife Bianca's birthday party in 1977! Read more.

1342 Lexington Ave is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

35. 1342 Lexington Ave

1342 Lexington Ave (btw 89th and 90th), New York, NY
Structure · Carnegie Hill · 2 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Andy Warhol lived in this townhouse from 1959 to 1974 and painted some of his most famous works here. Check out this pic of of the second-floor sitting room, lavishly decorated, from 1988! Read more.

36. One Sheridan Square

New York, NY
Plaza · West Village · 1 tip

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: In the late 60s and early 70s the downstairs disco, Salvation, was a favorite hangout for the Village's cultural elite. Check out this 1968 pic of Gerald Malanga, Andy Warhol, and Lou Reed! Read more.

The PUMA Store is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

37. The PUMA Store

33 Union Sq W (at E 16th St.), New York, NY
Shoe Store · Union Square · 12 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Shot! Pop art legend Andy Warhol was critically wounded here in a 1968 assassination attempt. Click "More Info" to see this historic pic! Read more.

38. Washington Deli and Grocery

912 Fulton St (Washington Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Deli · Clinton Hill · 3 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Check out rapper Notorious BIG, aka Chris Wallace, rolling a cigar outside his mother's apartment, just up the street on St. James Place! Read more.

NYPD - 19th Precinct is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

39. NYPD - 19th Precinct

153 E 67th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave.), New York, NY
Police Station · Upper East Side · 4 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Click the link to see Hollywood hunk Errol Flynn at the station for kicking a policeman on Pearl Harbor Day in 1948. Read more.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

40. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

8.4
1071 5th Ave (at E 89th St), New York, NY
Art Museum · Carnegie Hill · 570 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: The Guggenheim Museum opened in 1959. View interiors, exteriors and art from opening day! Photos at the link. Read more.

#OCCUPYWALLSTREET is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

41. #OCCUPYWALLSTREET

Liberty Plaza (at Broadway & Liberty), New York, NY
Other Great Outdoors · Financial District · 128 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Graham Nash and David Crosby provide some spiritual power to the people at Zuccotti Park with protest hymns, including "Teach Your Children" and "Military Madness." Photo at the link! Read more.

Zuccotti Park is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

42. Zuccotti Park

7.0
117 Trinity Pl (btwn Liberty & Cedar St), New York, NY
Park · Financial District · 61 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Graham Nash and David Crosby provide some spiritual power to the people at Zuccotti Park with protest hymns, including "Teach Your Children" and "Military Madness." Photo at the link! Read more.

Tavern on the Green is one of The Cultured City: Art, Music, and Celebrity.

43. Tavern on the Green

8.3
W 67th St (at West Dr), New York, NY
American Restaurant · Central Park · 187 tips and reviews

The New York Daily NewsThe New York Daily News: PHOTO: Tavern on the Green menu from 1934. Some selections...Cocktails: Dry Martini .25 cents...Tavern Specials: Filet Mignon Bearnaise 1.75...Beer on Draught, Goblet .10 cents. Menu at the link! Read more.