The Hidden History of Flushing Meadows – Corona Park

One of New York City’s most well-known and important parks, Flushing Meadows – Corona Park’s history goes back decades. One of the city’s premier parks, it offers abundant greenery in Queens and also hosts some of the city’s premier cultural institutions. However, few people truly know the interesting history behind how the park came to […]

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The Hidden History of the American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

One of the world’s greatest repositories for human knowledge regarding the natural sciences, the venerable American Museum of Natural History has been one of New York City’s premier cultural institutions since 1869. Since its establishment almost 150 years ago, the museum has come a long way towards advancing knowledge about natural history and science in […]

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The Hidden History of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

metropolitan museum of art

One of the largest and most respected cultural repositories in the world, the celebrated Metropolitan Museum of Art has been New York City’s premier center for art and culture for well over a century now. The largest and most visited art museum in the Western Hemisphere, the museum contains more than two million artworks and […]

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The Hidden History of St. Patrick’s Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral Interior

Nestled among the modern skyscrapers of Midtown Manhattan, you could be forgiven for mistaking the striking Gothic architecture of St. Patrick’s Cathedral as a medieval artifact in the heart of New York City. Though not quite that old, the storied cathedral is renowned for its beautiful Neo-Gothic design and rich history. Not too many people, […]

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