American Museum of Natural History

Architecture

Who’s up there? Rooftop Statues in New York City

Before the advent of architectural modernism’s sleeker, less ornamental styles, architects commonly adorned the tops of buildings with human statues, particularly on municipal buildings. Here are a few statues that remain and, as expected with any art form, some modern twists on an old tradition.
Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, Untapped New York
Arts & Culture

11 Festive Holiday Events In NYC For 2021

With December fast approaching, the holiday season is in full swing. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any other holiday, there are countless events and activities available across New York City to get into the spirit. This year, be sure to check out the lighting of the largest menorah in Brooklyn at Grand Army Plaza or take a trip through the NYC Winter Lantern Festival. If you’re in the mood for shopping in person, stop by the Bryant Park Winter Market to purchase all the gifts you need. Read on for more holiday-themed events happening throughout New York City’s five boroughs for the upcoming month.
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