Top 10 Greatest Gardens in NYC — #8
Opened in 1967, the Ford Foundation’s office building set the standard for how modern buildings of the kind could be built. In part, the use of its lobby space as a lush garden court, faced on two sides by the offices themselves and offering a contrasting atmosphere to that of the city outside, was revolutionary. A perfect refuge in winter from the frosty sidewalks of Midtown East, a stroll through the gardenias and camellias of this garden is a perfect pick-me-up from the cold weather doldrums.
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