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.
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.
- DIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS 548 & 545 W. 22nd Street
- RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART- 150 W. 17th Street (212) 620-5000
- THE MUSEUM AT FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, (212) 217-7999
- JOHN J. HARVEY FIREBOAT- Pier 66 at West 26th Street
- MEXICAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE of New York- 27 East 39th Street (212) 217-6422
- GRAND LODGE OF THE FREEMASONS- 71 West 23rd Street (212) 337-6602
- WHITNEY MUSEUM OF AMERICA, 99 Gansevoort Street (Meatpacking district) (212) 570-3600 (also listed in West Village)
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.
- 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
(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.
- LEE YOUNG HEE MUSEUM OF KOREAN CULTURE, 2 West 32nd Street, (212) 560-0722
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.
- THEODORE ROOSEVELT BIRTHPLACE NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE- 28 East 20th Street
- THE CARRIAGE HOUSE CENTER FOR THE ARTS (NRHP)- 149 East 38th Street, (212) 573-6968
- MORGAN LIBRARY AND MUSEUM- 225 Madison Avenue (212) 685-0008
(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.
- AMERICAN FRIENDS OF THE BIBLE- 5 East 37th St.
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).
- NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MATHEMATICS, 11 East 26th Street
- 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