May 10, 2014

So here’s my list of places to see in DC and New York. Some are walk-bys, and in a total of six days we won’t cover but a fraction of the list in any meaningful way; but if there’s a “can’t miss” place I haven’t listed, please share. (I’ve been to NYC many times, but mostly not for a long time, and lived in DC when I was in law school. New experiences for my daughter, though.)

No food and drink on the list yet. Suggestions welcomed. (We’re definitely facing the choice paradox, for their are too many options for the limited number of days.) In particular, we will be doing sushi once in each city, so if you’ve got a favorite I’m listening.

Washington DC

African American History Museum; African Art Museum; Air and Space Museum (been, and not going again); American Art Museum; American History Museum; Arts and Industries Museum; Blair House; Capitol; Corcoran Gallery; National Gallery of Art/East Wing; Folger Shakespeare Library; Ford’s Theatre; Freer Gallery; Hillwood Estate; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Holocaust Museum; International Spy Museum; Kreeger Museum; Jefferson Memorial; Library of Congress; Lincoln Memorial; National Archives; National Gallery of Art; National Museum of Women in the Arts ; National Zoo; Natural History Museum; Portrait Gallery; Postal Museum; Renwick Gallery; Sackler Gallery; and Washington Monument

New York

American Museum of Natural History; Carnegie Hall; Chrysler Building; Citicorp Building; Columbia University/ Morningside Park; Cooper-Hewitt/National Design Museum; Empire State Building; Frick Collection; Gracie Mansion; Gramercy Park; Grand Central Station; Guggenheim Museum; Guggenheim SOHO; Herald Square; Highline; Lincoln Center; Madison Square Park; Metropolitan Museum of Art; Museum of Modern Art; Museum of the City; New Museum of Contemporary Art; New York Public Library; New York Stock Exchange; Plaza Hotel; Radio City Music Hall; Rainbow Room; Rockefeller Center; Seagram Building; St. Patrick’s Cathedral; Times Square; Trinity Church; Union Square Park; United Nations; Washington Square; and Whitney Museum of American Art


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