New York's 50 Best Places to Find Peace & Quiet, 6th Edition

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A brand-new edition of the all-time best-selling City & Company title! Since it debuted in 1991, New York?s 50 Best Places to Find Peace & Quiet has been the authority on relaxation in the city. This completely updated and revised sixth edition of Allan Ishac?s inspired guide includes serene parks, soothing day spas, rejuvenating yoga studios, tranquil waterfront retreats, secret sanctuaries, cozy fireside nooks, and much more. This perennial best seller offers a calming counterpoint to a fast-moving ...
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Overview

A brand-new edition of the all-time best-selling City & Company title! Since it debuted in 1991, New York’s 50 Best Places to Find Peace & Quiet has been the authority on relaxation in the city. This completely updated and revised sixth edition of Allan Ishac’s inspired guide includes serene parks, soothing day spas, rejuvenating yoga studios, tranquil waterfront retreats, secret sanctuaries, cozy fireside nooks, and much more. This perennial best seller offers a calming counterpoint to a fast-moving city, now with more than fifty stress-reducing entries plus a dozen bonus locations, all minutes from home, hotel, or office.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780789322425
  • Publisher: Rizzoli
  • Publication date: 3/22/2011
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 132
  • Sales rank: 936,274
  • Product dimensions: 4.30 (w) x 7.40 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Allan Ishac is the creator of the website findpeaceandquiet.com, as well as the new iPhone application TranquiliCity™. He is also the author of the guidebook New York’s 50 Best Places to Take Children, and the editor of New York’s 50 Best Places to Renew Body, Mind, and Spirit.
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Table of Contents

Preface 6

Introduction 8

Astor Court at the Met 10

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum 12

The Chapel of the Good Shepherd in St. Peter's Church 14

Cherry Walk at the Hudson River 16

The Cloisters 18

Conservatory Garden 20

D'Mai Urban Spa 22

The Elevated Acre 24

Equitable Tower Atrium 26

Ford Foundation Building 28

Fort Tryon Park 30

Gantry Plaza State Park 32

The General Theological Seminary 34

Greenacre Park 36

Green-Wood Cemetery 38

High Line Park 40

Hudson River Pier Parks 42

Isamu Noguchi Garden Museum 44

The Jacqueline Onassis Reservoir Running Path 46

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art 48

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge 50

John Finley Walk at Carl Schurz Park 52

Kayaking on the Hudson River 54

Lady Mendl's Tea Salon 56

Lighthouse Park on Roosevelt Island 58

The Lotus Garden 60

The New York Botanical Garden 62

The New York Earth Room 64

New York Public Library and Bryant Park 66

Nicholas Roerich Museum 68

OM Yoga Center 70

Open Center Meditation Room 72

Paley Park 74

The Paramount Hotel Lobby 76

The Pier at Riverside South 78

Poets House 80

The Quad at Columbia University 82

Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park 84

The Rubin Museum of Art 86

St. Luke's Garden 88

Shambhala Meditation Center of New York 90

South Cove 92

Strawberry Fields 94

Stuyvesant Square 96

Sutton Place Park 98

The Terrace at 40th Street 100

Trinity Church 102

Tsampa 104

Wave Hill 106

Yelo 108

More Great Places for Rest, Renewal, and Rejuvenation

AIA Center for Architecture 111

Bike Path on the Hudson River Greenway 112

Brooklyn Botanic Garden 113

Central Park Boating 114

Governor's Island Park 115

Housing Works Used Bookstore Café 116

Inwood Hill Park Riverfront Trail 117

The Jefferson Market Garden 118

La Casa Day Spa Floatation 119

Liz Christy Bowery-Houston Garden 120

Mahayana Buddhist Temple 121

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden 122

Pier 44 Waterfront Garden 123

Pure Yoga 124

Riverside Park Promenade 125

Shakespeare Garden 126

Staten Island September 11 Memorial 127

Tudor City Greens 128

Washington Mews 129

Geographic Index 130

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