Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street
New York City, NY 10018
Neighborhood: Midtown Manhattan
The New York Public Library at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street in Manhattan has been serving the city since 1911. The Library is visited by more than 15 million people each year. It provides access to information on a scale unmatched by any other institution in the world. Features historic pair of marble lions, known as Patience and Fortitude, keeping watch on the historic Beaux-Arts building.