New York Public Library 3.0 rating

  Landmarks

The main branch of the New York Public Library (officially the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), this is the grand structure flanked by lions on both sides of the entrance. Inside you'll see impressive architecture, long hallways, and beautifully designed reading rooms.

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11:00
18:00
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11:00
19:30
Wed
11:00
19:30
Thu
11:00
18:00
Fri
11:00
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Sat
11:00
18:00
About New York Public Library

 455 5th Ave

 Nearest Transit: 42nd St-5th Ave-6th Ave (Lines: 7,B,D,F,V)

 +1 212 340-083

 http://nypl.org

New York Public Library and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Times Square

Times Square(0.6 km)
A place filled with video screens, LED signs, and flashing lights; a world wonder or a tourist nightmare depending on your perspective, the 'new' Times Square is a family-friendly theme park of themed restaurants, theaters and hotels, as well as a developing business district.

Flatiron Building

Flatiron Building(1.5 km)
The Flatiron Building is another of New York’s architectural landmarks, a wedge-shaped 22-storey Beaux-Arts building at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building(0.6 km)
The Empire State Building is Manhattan’s best known landmark and stands as a testament to the American spirit.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building(0.5 km)
One of the most recognizable and favored structures of New York, the Chrysler was the world's tallest building when completed in 1930, but lost that title to the nearby Empire State Building less than a year later.

Grand Central Terminal

Grand Central Terminal(0.4 km)
Walk in and see the main concourse, a cavernous room often filled with people and elegantly detailed, with arched windows, a lovely clock, and an astronomical ceiling.

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center(0.6 km)
The Christmas Tree, the Skating Rink, NBC studios, the shops and hubbub - you can't miss it.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Building

Metropolitan Life Insurance Building(1.4 km)
A lovely building with a tall clock tower just across Madison Ave from Madison Square Park.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace(1.7 km)
A designated National Historic Site, Roosevelt lived at this site from his birth in 1858 until the age of 14 years.

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