To see one of the most important exhibits at the New York Public Library, skip the main entrance…
…and take the far-less trafficked 42nd Street door:
Once past the metal detector, hang a right down the first corridor…
…and continue on into the Children’s Center.
See that wooden partition in the center of the center of the room? Take a peek inside…
…and you’ll find the New York home of Winnie the Pooh (yes, the actual Winnie the Pooh!) and all his friends!
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Today marks the first installment of “New York, You’ve Changed,” a new Scouting NY series in which the New York featured in movies is compared with the city of today. This is not meant to be the usual list of shooting locations and addresses to visit next time you tour the city. Instead, this is a full shot-by-shot dissection to see what New York . . .
→ Read More: The Film Locations of Ghostbusters (Part 1) (NY, You’ve Changed)
I came out of the Chrysler Building yesterday and noticed a number of people staring at the ugly, uninteresting glass-curtain building across the street and taking pictures. Thus, I had to stop and stare too…but why were we all staring? For a second, I thought someone might be jumping or something. As this proved not to be the case, I kept staring . . .
→ Read More: Across The Street From The Chrysler Building
I recently scouted a great parking garage on 44th between Vanderbilt and Madison. It’s right next to Grand Central Station, and was built quite a while ago.
It shares some iconic Grand Central-esque features, from the brick in the walls to the zig-zagging arched roof over the ramp.
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→ Read More: The Old Grand Central Cab Stop
I was walking south down Broadway from 34th Street today when I saw this pretty amazing temple perched on top of a building at the corner of 28th Street:
See it, jutting out from the left hand corner? It’d be sort of boring if it was just a building motif that spanned the . . .
→ Read More: The Greek Temple At 28th Street
One of my favorite blocks in Manhattan is West 46th Street btw. 5th and 6th Avenues. An incredibly diverse mix of styles are represented there, ranging from art deco buildings to brownstones. All were built prior to 1930 and very little has been done since, making the block essentially an architectural museum. West 46th is also home to one of the skinniest buildings in . . .
→ Read More: Could I Get A Hand Holding This Thing?