Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

Top 10 Greatest Gardens in NYC — #8

Ford Foundation

8 Ford FoundationOpened 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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