B + S

  1. Whitney Museum (Jeff Koons!) [edit: new RENZO PIANO BUILDING DOWNTOWN!!!!]
  2. Guggenheim Museum
  3. MoMA (Matisse, Van Gogh, Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities)
  4. Museum of New York (Madeline in New York)
  5. Museum of the City of New York (the landmarks exhibit for historic preservation nerds)
  6. Tenement Museum
  7. Natural History Museum
  8. Metropolitan Museum of Art rooftop
  9. Met Breur
  10. Top of the Rock at dusk
  11. Gantry Plaza State Park (+ LIC market)
  12. Ford Foundation building by Kevin Roche
  13. Hudson Pier Park
  14. Brooklyn Bridge Park
  15. Cross the Manhattan Bridge
  16. High Line
  17. Chelsea Market
  18. Pocket Square Parks (75th street, 51st street, Greenacre)
  19. NY Public Library (Bryant Park)
  20. NYCHA Developments (near Flushing Ave, Marcus Garvey, Sotomayor)
  21. Prospect Park (ice skating rink, lake, kennedy fountain)
  22. Bjarke Ingels West 57
  23. New York by Frank Gehry- 8 Spruce Street
  24. Freedom Tower Deck
  25. East River Promenade (43rd street down to Grand)
  26. UN Headquarters
  27. Tudor City
  28. La Guardia Place
  29. Washington Square Park
  30. Central Park Loeb Boathouse + the Castle thing for the best view
  31. Battery Park City
  32. Roosevelt Island (Franklin D Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park and Katchkie Farm in summer)
  33. Jewish Museum
  34. Governors Island
  35. Robert Moses Playground (just because....)
  36. Sugar Hill Complex
  37. Calatrava at WTC
  38. Fulton Center
  39. NYU Wagner Building top floor sick view
  40. That bookstore tucked in the back of the French High Commission by Central Park East
  41. South Street Seaport (and Pier 16)
  42. Coney Island
  43. The Invisible Dog Glasshouse
  44. Upper West Side on Saturday (along Amsterdam)
  45. New Museum (Chris Ofili)
  46. Bronx Botanical Gardens
  47. Bronx Zoo
  48. Grace Plaza
  49. Flatiron Building
  50. Shakespeare/ Summer film at Central Park
  51. ACE Hotel Rooftop
  52. Gowanus Green by Jonathan Rose
  53. The New School by SOM
  54. Bloomberg Tower (731 Lexington Ave, the 58st side YAS)
  55. Bergdorf at Christmas
  56. Macy's Thanksgiving Parade on the Upper West Side (and Climate Change March)
  57. Brooklyn Flea
  58. Columbus Circle Christmas Market
  59. Lincoln Center (outdoor exhibitions are always great and the film center!)
  60. The Shops at Columbus Circle / Time Warner Center (for sick views into Central Park)
  61. St Patrick's Cathedral (undergoing conservation works)
  62. Grand Central Terminal (for Gossip Girl moment)
  63. Hearst Building
  64. Columbia University
  65. Pratt Institute (Brooklyn campus)
  66. MoMA PS1 (NY Art Book Fair)
  67. Waverly Place for Halloween Outdoor Community Theater
  68. Center for Architecture
  69. Storefront for Art and Architecture (for ever-changing façade)
  70. Fort Greene Park
  71. Barclays Center/ Atlantic Yards (just because...)
  72. Mondrian SoHo Courtyard
  73. Cooper-Hewitt (all-time favorite)
  74. GAP on the upper east side (whoever does their displays is genius)
  75. Victoria's Secret at Herald Square
  76. Urban Outfitters in the West Village
  77. Riverside Park (+ pier for free summer movies!)
  78. St Nicholas Park (the most amazing view of Empire State Building at night... but don't go alone, woman)
  79. El Dorado (the weird twin building seen from the east side of Central Park, across the J Kennedy Onassis Lake)
  80. First Park (on 1st and 1st- for perfect lunch spot!)
  81. New York City Marble Cemetery (the most bizarre thing to encounter)
  82. Collect Pond Park (for a beautiful park that smells like faeces)
  83. Freshkills Park (Thanks to NY Road Runners I took a stroll through the park!)
  84. Randall's Island Park (done. did. went for Frieze Art Fair. never walk across to the island. nonono)
  85. The Rubin Museum (for all things zen and buddhist)
  86. The High Line Hotel (dat courtyard, dat coffee)
  87. 192 Books (Best selection of art, architecture and english literary books)
  88. Storm King Art Center
  89. dia: beacon museum
  90. Bushwick Inlet Park
  91. Transmitter Park
  92. Bush Terminal Park
  93. Brooklyn Army Terminal
  94. The Intrepid
  95. The Cloisters
  96. Industry City (Bed Bath and Beyond and Smorgasburg)
  97. Transmitter Park
  98. Brooklyn Grange
  99. North Brooklyn Farms