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Ford Foundation Building

321 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5908
+1 212-573-5128
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28 May 2017
“Marvelous space ...”
16 Sep 2016
“A garden in a building in the middle of New York”
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321 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5908
+1 212-573-5128
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

but undergoing renovations at the moment. I stopped by on my daily walk yesterday to find that it was closed to everyone except construction folks.. The sign indicates the major renovation will be completed in 2018

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The garden is huge and free and is so out of place it seems magical. This is well worth the effort to experience.

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old yet new... Lovely set up lots of light everywhere. Loved the meeting room had the river view. Stunning

Thank Kbblandi
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a garden near the eastern end of 42nd Street that serves as a green oasis in the middle of the city. In 1967 the Ford Foundation Building and the Ford Foundation Atrium Garden were completed and in 1997, the building was designated a...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is another structure which isn't really a tourist attraction and which isn't really worth visiting unless you happen to be walking past and want to take a quick peek. There's basically a small garden in an atrium with offices rising up above it. Nothing...More

2  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I'd read about this place in a 'Secret New York' guide book. In the middle of the building you'll find an atrium with a tropical garden and small pool. The offices then rise up around it, making it quite unique. I wouldn't go out of...More

Thank Joanna4321
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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