Museum Mile, New York Photos

Strung along Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side opposite Central Park is a string of museums including the El Museo Del Barrio, Museum of the City of New York, Jewish Museum, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, National Academy Museum, Guggenheim Museum, Neue Galerie Lauder Museum, Frick Collection, and Asia Society Museum.

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Central Fifth Avenue facade of Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY.El Museo Del Barrio. New York, NY.El Museo Del Barrio. New York, NY.Museum of the City of New York. New York, NY.
Central Fifth Avenue facade (1895-1902) of Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY. Architect: Richard Morris Hunt & Richard Howland Hunt. On National Register. El Museo Del Barrio (1230 Fifth Ave. at 104th St.). New York, NY.El Museo Del Barrio. New York, NY.Museum of the City of New York (1928-30) (1220 Fifth Ave.). New York, NY. Style: Georgian Colonial. Architect: Joseph J. Freedlander.
Jewish Museum. New York, NY.Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum. New York, NY.Cooper Hewitt Museum was home of Andrew Carnegie. New York, NY.Garden entrance Cooper Hewitt Museum now home of Smithsonian's National Museum of Design. New York, NY.
Jewish Museum (1908) (1109 Fifth Ave. at 92nd St.) (former Felix Warberg Home). New York, NY. Architect: C.P.H. Gilbert.Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum (1903) (2 E. 91st St. at 5th Ave.). New York, NY. Architect: Babb, Cook & Willard.Cooper Hewitt Museum was home of Andrew Carnegie. New York, NY.Garden entrance Cooper Hewitt Museum now home of Smithsonian's National Museum of Design. New York, NY.
Cooper Hewitt Museum greenhouse entrance. New York, NY.Stained glass window in Cooper-Hewitt Museum. New York, NY.National Academy Museum. New York, NY.Entrance to National Academy Museum, former home of Collis P. Huntington. New York, NY.
Cooper Hewitt Museum greenhouse entrance. New York, NY.Stained glass window in Cooper-Hewitt Museum. New York, NY.National Academy Museum (formerly National Academy of Design) (1915) (1083 Fifth Ave.). New York, NY. Architect: Turner & Kilian + Ogden Codman, Jr..Entrance to National Academy Museum, former home of Collis P. Huntington. New York, NY.
Stairwell of National Academy Museum founded by Samuel F.B. Morse. New York, NY.Sculpture in stairwell of National Academy Museum, specializing in traveling exhibits. New York, NY.Wright's inverted ziggurat for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exterior. New York, NY.Neue Galerie Lauder Museum. New York, NY.
Stairwell of National Academy Museum founded by Samuel F.B. Morse. New York, NY.Sculpture in stairwell of National Academy Museum, specializing in traveling exhibits. New York, NY.Wright's inverted ziggurat for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum exterior. New York, NY. Neue Galerie Lauder Museum (1914) (1048 5th Ave. at 86th St.) (former Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt house). New York, NY. Architect: Carrère & Hastings.
Entrance to Neue Galerie Lauder Museum for Austrian Art emphasizing Gustav Klimt. New York, NY.Upper balcony windows of Neue Galerie Lauder Museum. New York, NY.Frick Collection. New York, NY.Outdoor gallery & fence of Frick Collection building. New York, NY.
Entrance to Neue Galerie Lauder Museum for Austrian Art emphasizing Gustav Klimt. New York, NY.Upper balcony windows of Neue Galerie Lauder Museum. New York, NY.Frick Collection (former Henry Clay Frick home) (1914) (1 East 70th St. at 5th Ave.). New York, NY. Architect: Carrère & Hastings.Outdoor gallery & fence of Frick Collection building. New York, NY.
Cast iron fence of Frick Collection building. New York, NY.Facade details of Frick Collection. New York, NY.Main entrance Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.Sculpted figures over entrance Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.
Cast iron fence of Frick Collection building. New York, NY.Facade details of Frick Collection. New York, NY.Main entrance Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.Sculpted figures over entrance Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.
Garden of Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.Asia Society Museum. New York, NY.Asian-style carving on Asia Society Museum based on Oriental collection of John D. Rockefeller III. New York, NY.
Garden of Frick Collection art museum. New York, NY.Asia Society Museum (1981) (725 Park Ave. at East 70th St.). New York, NY. Architect: Edwards Larrabee Barnes Assoc..Asian-style carving on Asia Society Museum based on Oriental collection of John D. Rockefeller III. New York, NY.

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