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Let The Roger Smith Hotel be your home base when exploring the myriad things to do and see in Midtown NYC. Just outside our doors, you’ll find everything from iconic activities and attractions to off-the-beaten-path hidden gems that only NYC locals know about (and which our staff will happily share with you). From critically lauded restaurants to world-class shopping to cool bars and lounges, Roger Smith guests could explore the Midtown area for a full year and not even find one-tenth of what they are looking for in this city. 

Check out The Roger Smith Hotel’s Destination Guide and learn about some of our favorite landmarks, activities, and things to do in Midtown NYC.  The Museum of Modern Art, Grand Central Station, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, Bryant Park, Chrysler Building, United Nations World Headquarters, Morgan Library and Metropolitan Museum of Art are all very close to the hotel and very popular attractions for all of our guests.

Grand Central Station

0.2 miles

Opened to the public on February 2, 1913, Grand Central is a world-famous landmark and transportation hub in Midtown Manhattan. Its rich history is a story of immense wealth and great engineering, but also of survival and rebirth.

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Chrysler Building

0.2 miles

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco-style skyscraper located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue.

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Rockefeller Center

0.4 miles

Welcome to Rockefeller Center, a national historic landmark in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Shop, dine and explore the best of the season at one of New York’s most inspiring locations.

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United Nations World Headquarters

0.5 miles

The United Nations was founded in 1945, after the Second World War, by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

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Bryant Park

0.6 miles

Bryant Park Corporation (BPC) is a not-for-profit, private management company founded in 1980 to renovate and operate Bryant Park in New York City.

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Museum of Modern Art

0.7 miles

At The Museum of Modern Art and MoMA PS1, we celebrate creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity.

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Morgan Library

0.7 miles

Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station, the Morgan is a major exhibition venue for fine art, literature, and music, one of New York's great historic sites, and a wonderful place to dine, shop, and attend a concert or film.

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Central Park

1.0 miles

With attractions for adults, kids, couples, families and solo urban adventurers, this 843-acre park in the heart of New York City has something for everyone.  

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Metropolitan Museum of Art

2.0 miles

The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from around the world for everyone to experience and enjoy. The Museum lives in three iconic sites in New York City—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

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