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Ford Foundation Building

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May 28, 2017
“Marvelous space ...”
Sep 16, 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
Midtown East
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Reviewed May 28, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2016

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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Mitch M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kbblandi
Reviewed July 20, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank robcurtross
Reviewed July 3, 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

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank KGB777
Reviewed May 18, 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

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank Joanna W
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