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Address: 321 E 42nd St, New York City, NY 10017-5908
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Marvelous space ...

but undergoing renovations at the moment. I stopped by on my daily walk yesterday to find that it was closed to everyone except construction folks.. The sign indicates the... read more

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

but undergoing renovations at the moment. I stopped by on my daily walk yesterday to find that it was closed to everyone except construction folks.. The sign indicates the major renovation will be completed in 2018

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Colleyville, Texas
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

The garden is huge and free and is so out of place it seems magical. This is well worth the effort to experience.

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Old yet new... Lovely set up lots of light everywhere. Loved the meeting room had the river view. Stunning

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Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is a garden near the eastern end of 42nd Street that serves as a green oasis in the middle of the city. In 1967 the Ford Foundation Building and the Ford Foundation Atrium Garden were completed and in 1997, the building was designated a national landmark. A unique feature about the garden is that its maintenance doesn’t deplete from... More 

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Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is another structure which isn't really a tourist attraction and which isn't really worth visiting unless you happen to be walking past and want to take a quick peek. There's basically a small garden in an atrium with offices rising up above it. Nothing too exciting.

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Reviewed 18 May 2013

I'd read about this place in a 'Secret New York' guide book. In the middle of the building you'll find an atrium with a tropical garden and small pool. The offices then rise up around it, making it quite unique. I wouldn't go out of my way to visit this building, but if you are in the area and want... More 

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