1000 Fifth Avenue, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art at 1000 Fifth Avenue is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the largest art museums in the world.  Holding an incomparable encyclopedic collection that spans thousands of years and includes work from every continent save Antarctica it may be the most comprehensive collection of art… Continue reading

The Richard Morris Hunt Memorial

Standing across the street from the Frick Collection, the 1898 Richard Morris Hunt Memorial pays tribute to the leading New York City architect of its day, whose numerous mansion designs for the Vanderbilt Family and others once lined Fifth Avenue.  Inventor of the Chateau Revival style, also known satirically as “Vanderbilt Gothic”, Hunt also was… Continue reading