Photo by myself at the David Rubenstein Atrium at 63rd Street and Broadway, on the Upper West Side.
This relatively new interior space is open to the public and considered part of Lincoln Center. The atrium was designed by the established and innovative New York architecture firm Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects.
Williams and Tsien designed another New York cultural building, the American Folk Art Museum, just a few blocks away. They have also participated in the Robin Hood Initiative, where noted New York Architects redesigned libraries in public schools throughout the five boroughs.
Live concerts occur weekly and are free to the public. There's a fountain and two walls made of plants. You can while away an entire afternoon here, with free wifi and a cafe run by Tom Colicchio of Top Chef fame.
For more information about the David Rubenstein Atrium, click here.
To see more exciting work from Williams and Tsien, click here.
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