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Things to Do & See

Enjoy a Wide Range of Attractions in NYC’s Theater District

The Square Hotel is located in the NYC Theater District, offering the perfect gateway to a diverse array of things to do in Times Square and Manhattan. Stay at our hotel to find yourself conveniently near landmark attractions like the Gershwin Theatre (home to the long running Wicked), Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Columbus Circle, Central Park, the August Wilson Theatre (featuring fan favorite Jersey Boys) and so much more. For recommendations on things to do and see in and around the Theater District, the Square Hotel team will be happy to help.

Broadway Theater District Lights and signage

Broadway Theatre District

BRRRROADDDWAAAAAY! The lights are bright tonight, and every night, on Broadway! Home to world famous Musical Theatre shows like Hamilton, Wicked, Moulin Rouge and so many more.

Holiday Season at Radio City Music Hall, home of the Rockettes

Radio City Music Hall

Known as the home of the famed Rockettes dance company, RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL is a beautifully preserved 1930s theater, home to live performances, highlighted by the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Performance.

Empire State Building views from Top of the Rock Observatory in NYC

Top of the Rock

Nestled at the height of 30 Rock -- 30 Rockefeller Plaza, that is, home to NBC Studios and SNL -- TOP OF THE ROCK's three levels of indoor and outdoor observation decks deliver spectacular, unobstructed views of New York City. 

Empire State Building New York City

Empire State Building

The most iconic building in the NYC skyline, EMPIRE STATE BUILDING has been here since 1931. You rarely see a shot of NYC that doesn't include her Art Deco facade.

Central Park New York City

Central Park

Take a stroll through the legendary CENTRAL PARK and take in the local landmarks. Visit Strawberry Fields for a John Lennon tribute, wander Sheep's Meadow, skate through Wollman Rink, or take a scooter through the park for a picnic.

The Vessel at Hudson Yards NYC

Vessel at Hudson Yards

VESSEL AT HUDSON YARDS The extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards is its spiral staircase, a soaring new landmark meant to be climbed.

the moma - museum of modern art, ten minutes away from our hotel in nyc

Museum of Modern Art

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART was founded in 1929 as the first museum devoted to the modern era. Today MoMA’s rich and varied collection offers a panoramic overview of modern and contemporary art.

Edge Walk in daytime overlooking NYC

The Edge New York

Located 100 floors above the streets of Manhattan, THE EDGE at Hudson Yards provides jaw-dropping views of New York City.

Carnegie Hall Exterior Shot in daylight

Carnegie Hall

Since opening in 1891, CARNEGIE HALL has been the site of some of the greatest performances in NYC History. 

Lincoln Center at Night from the Empire Hotel

Lincoln Center

NYC's LINCOLN CENTER is the world's leading performing arts center, home of internationally renowned organizations including the New York Philharmonic, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, and the Juilliard School of Music.

Shops at Columbus Circle Time Warner Center NYC

The Shops at Columbus Circle

A neighborhood favorite, THE SHOPS AT COLUMBUS CIRCLE features Wholefoods, Hugo Boss, J Crew, Jack Rabbit Sports, Williams-Sonoma, Amazon, Stuart Weitzman, Thomas Pink, Tourneau and more!

Nordstrom Flagship store in NYC

Nordstrom NYC Flagship

Just south of Central Park, the legendary NORDSTROM NYC FLAGSHIP store is home to seven floors of thoughtfully curated clothing, shoes and accessories, as well as beauty, home goods and new restaurants, cafés and bars.

Madison Square Garden in NYC easily accessible via Subway

Madison Square Garden

Oh, MSG. MADISON SQUARE GARDEN is one of the world's most iconic sports and entertainment venues & stages for live sports, concerts and performances. Home to the New York Rangers and New York Knicks, MSG is a legendary NYC venue.

American Museum of Natural History New York City

American Museum of Natural History

The AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY is one of the world’s preeminent scientific and cultural institutions. Most famously known in recent days from the movie 'Night at the Museum' starring Ben Stiller + Owen Wilson.

One World Observatory in New York City at sunset

One World Observatory

Located at the original World Trade Center location destroyed by the events of September 11th, 2001, ONE WORLD OBSERVATORY @One World Trade Center is now the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building at 1,776 feet and already an iconic New York landmark.