MIDTOWN SOUTH

Want to know what wonderful museums, historical museum houses, sculptures you will encounter in Midtown South area, check the neighborhood you want to visit below.

MuseumFIT, Fashion Museum
Exhibit at the Museum at FIT
This sculpture is in the library of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons
George Washington a Freemason

CHELSEA & MEATPACKING DISTRICT 

(boundaries: S- 14th St.; N- 30th St.; E- Broadway.; W- West St.)

Chelsea was named in 1750's by Thomas Clarke when he bought the land, from 21st Street to 24th Street. Charity, his daughter, and her husband Benjamin Moore, a minister and president of Columbia University, had a child, Clement Clarke Moore.

MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL HOUSES

PARKS/ARBORETUM/GARDENS/PRESERVES

  • CHELSEA PIER, 23rd Street & Hudson River Park
    (212) 336-6666
  • THE HIGH LINE, 10th Avenue between 12th & 30th Street (also listed in West Village)
  • CHELSEA PARK 9th Ave to 10th Ave, W. 27th St. to W. 28th St., New York, NY
    • CHELSEA PARK MEMORIAL (DOUGHBOY) by sculptor Phillip Martiny

HERALD & GREELEY SQUARE

(boundaries: E- Sixth Ave.; S-32nd St.; N-36th St.; W- 7th Ave.,)

Herald Square was the location of the New York Herald, a daily newspaper that was a staple for many New Yorkers for over 90 years. Greeley Square was named after Horace Greeley, a newspaper publisher and editor.

PARKS/ARBORETUM/GARDENS/PRESERVES

  • GREELEY SQUARE PARK, Broadway, Av. of Americas - West 32nd St. & W 35th St.
    • HORACE GREELEY- by Alexander Doyle
    • THE JAMES GORDON BENNETT MONUMENT by Antonin Jean Carles
Minerva, Clock at Herald Square,
The James Gordon Bennett Monument by Antonin Jean Carles
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KOREATOWN 

(boundaries: 32nd Street between Fifth & Sixth Avenue)

 New York is home to hundreds of ethnic groups and many have found a piece of the city to call their very own. Korea Way on 32nd Street, between Sixth and Fifth Avenue is one of these enclaves.

MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL HOUSES

  • LEE YOUNG HEE MUSEUM OF KOREAN CULTURE, 2 West 32nd Street, (212) 560-0722

MURRAY HILL

boundaries: S- 34th St.; N- 40th St.; E- East River; W- Madison Ave.

 Named after an 18th-century Quaker family. Mrs. Mary Lindley Murray is said to have detained Lord Howe, providing enough time for Israel Putnam to join George Washington's forces.

MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL HOUSES

T.Roosevelt's birth place,
Theodore Roosevelt's birth place
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KIPS BAY

(boundaries: S- East 23rd; N- East 34th; W- Lexington Ave; E- East River)

 "Kips Bay was once part of a farm owned by Dutch settler Jacobus Hendrickson Kip.

MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL HOUSES

MADISON SQUARE PARK

(boundaries: S-26th St.; N- 29th St.; E- Madison Ave.; W- Sixth Ave.)

Madison Square Park 23rd Street to 26th Street gets its name from our fourth president, James Madison, and from a house (Madison Cottage). 

MUSEUMS/HISTORICAL HOUSES

PARKS/ARBORETUM/GARDENS/PRESERVES

  • MADISON SQUARE PARK Madison Avenue E. 23rd to E. 26th Street
    • ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT by Augustus Saint-Gaudens
    • CHESTER ALAN ARTHUR by George Edwin Bissell
    • ROSCOE CONKLIN STATUE by John Quincy Adams Ward
    • WILLIAM SEWARD by Randolph Rogers
Madison Square Park, William Seward, Randolph Rogers
William Seward by Randolph Rogers

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