World Trade CENTer
Grand CENTral Terminal
This large complex is home to:
Avery Fisher Hall • The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center • The Film Society of Lincoln Center Jazz at Lincoln Center • The Juilliard School of Music • Mitzi Newhouse Theater • Vivian Beaumont Theater • Lincoln Center Theater • The Metropolitan Opera House • New York City Ballet • New York City Opera • , New York Philharmonic • NY Public Library and Museum of the Performing Arts • School of American Ballet • American Ballet Theatre
Often referred to as the "main branch," the Beaux-Arts landmark building on Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street houses outstanding research collections in the humanities and social sciences as well as a circulating children’s collection. The famous library, home of the larger-than-life lions Patience and Fortitude, is the second largest in the USA.
The Center in the heart of Midtown Manhattan is a combination of two building complexes: the older and original 14 Art Deco office buildings from the 1930s, and a set of four International-style towers built along the west side of Avenue of the Americas during the 1960s and 1970s. Some key attractions and sights:
Radio City Music Hall • Comcast Building also known as 30 Rock • NBC Experience store and NBC Studio tour • Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree • Ice-skating rink • Top of the Rock viewing area • Today Show • Rainbow Room • 24-acre underground shopping mall with over 300 shops and 35 restaurants • Golden statue of Prometheus
The Park consists of 843 acres. Central Park spans two and a half miles from 59th Street to 110th Street and half a mile from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue and was the first urban landscaped park in the United States. Central Park is the most visited urban park in the United States, with approximately 25 million visitors per year from around the world.
Grand Central Terminal (GCT)—colloquially called Grand Central Station, or shortened to simply Grand Central—is a commuter rail terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City, United States. It has been described as "the world's loveliest station". Grand Central Terminal is "the world's number six most visited tourist attraction", bringing in approximately 21,600,000 visitors annually.
Right in your hands and pockets, you will have a pocket-sized guidebook (PorTOURble) that is personally customized, designed and arranged for you and your group plus all-day and night access to our SteadyJoy human tour specialists.