New York City's 2015 Tourism Developments
Posted: Dec 26, 2015 | 8:13 PM
by Jared Goldstein
2015 in NYC Attractions:
One World Observatory opens.
The newest Whitney Museum of American Art opening.
The suspension (closure?) of Carnegie Deli.
The new, 469th, Subway station, the Hudson Yards' new #7 terminus.
The East Village gas explosion.
The destruction of the Renaissance Ballroom in Harlem.
Sea Glass Carousel in Battery Park.
Opening of Battery Park after years of renovation.
Battery Park renamed The Battery to differentiate it from Battery Park City.
FAO Schwarz (and soon the Toys R Us flagship in Times Square) close.
The original Palm Steakhouse closed.
The expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Park, including new restrooms under the Manhattan Bridge part of it.
Thanks to my Tour Guide facebook friends for helping with these:
The new hit musical, "Hamilton."
New Rizzoli bookstore near Madison Square.
New pro sports team in the 5 boros: Islanders Hockey at Barclay's arena.
The openings of the Staten Island Museum in Snug Harbor Cultural Center and the National Lighthouse Museum at Lightouse Pointe.
The opening of the Kings Theater on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn - a restoration of one of the five "Wonder" theaters built by Loews that opened just before the Stock Market crash of 1929.