Bryant Park


Located at the intersection of 42nd Street and Sixth Avenue, Bryant Park is a small piece of serenity in the bustling city of Manhattan.

Originally known as Reservoir Square, the park received its current name in 1884, when it was named after abolitionist, lyricist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post, William Cullen Bryant.

Bryant Park is home to numerous sculptures, including busts of William Cullen Bryant, as well as the famous German writer Johann Wolfang von Goethe.

Things to see & do Near Bryant Park

Its proximity to Times Square makes Bryant Park an excellent stop on an extended sightseeing tour of Manhattan. Many of the city’s most famous sights are in the immediate vicinity and can be reached in a few minutes on foot or by subway.

Bryant Park, New York, NY 10018

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