Take a timeout in an urban oasis.
Sure, Central Park is a stunner, but New York City is home to a plethora of smaller gardens tucked between high rises and dotting unexpected avenues. These “secret” gardens and greenspaces are often tended by volunteers and offer prized oases in a city more often marked by concrete than chrysanthemums.
In the thick of the Upper East Side’s corporate high rises, visitors with a nose for nature can seek out tiny Greenacre Park. Measuring only 60 feet by 120 feet and shaded by walls of surrounding buildings, this unexpected oasis is marked by a rushing waterfall. Terraces provide seating at low tables, and a garden offers touches of green in the midst of the city…[READ MORE]