Links to Relevant Building Sites and Public Spaces from prior blog posts can be found here. These places, I find, are a bit off the beaten path, but well worth the visit for those seeking alternate locations to see in New York City:
New York Tenement Museum , located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side (Tip: You need to buy tickets in advance to tour the Museum)
High Line Promenade, located in Manhattan’s West Side.
Chelsea Market, located in Manhattan’s West Side
Essex Street Market, located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
East River Park, located along Manhattan’s Lower East Side.
Freeman Alley, Located on the border between Lower East Side and Nolita.
Gansevoort Market, (New, 2014) Located in the heart of Manhattan’s Meatpacking District. Great food, drink & people watching.
Doyers Street, Chinatown, once called “Murder Alley” in the heart of the Old New York Tenement district.
Fire Boat Haus of Manhattan Bend (Lower East Side Ecology Center) Located in East River Park.
Jacob Riis Park (Urban Beach), located near the Rockaways on the Atlantic Ocean.
The New Museum, located on The Bowery between Manhattan’s Lower East Side and Nolita.