Glimpse an ultra-luxurious world in the two towers of the splendid Time Warner Center, home to some of New York City’s finest hotels, stores, bars and restaurants.
Look for the unmistakable double blocks of the Time Warner Center when you are in central Manhattan. The gleaming structures rise high into the sky above the hub of the city. Head inside to see how these iconic skyscrapers have been put to great use, offering a place to shop, dine, see a concert and even to live. Among the big-name companies to make use of the space is CNN, which has studios here. Those with the budget for it can stay at the center, at the lavish Mandarin Oriental Hotel.
The Time Warner Center has stood here in this central location, between Midtown, Lincoln Square and the Upper West Side, since 2004. It was conceived as an upscale multi-use space. Visit today to see how well it has met its original purpose, offering everything you could need to experience the most glamorous side of New York City.
Browse around 50 high-end stores, such as Tourneau and Coach, within the Shops at Columbus retail area. Even if you do not want to spend money, this is an ideal spot for some people-watching. The crowds who mill around the building are endlessly fascinating. Sample delicious cuisine at one of the many excellent restaurants in the development. Enjoy ultra-fresh sushi at Masa or come earlier in the day to try Landmarc’s famous brunch.
In the evening, see a show at the glittering Jazz at Lincoln Center venue, which is also contained within the Time Warner Center. Watch acts perform against the extraordinary glass backdrop of the center’s enormous windows, with the city lights spreading out beyond.
Visit the Time Warner Center after spending a morning exploring the open space of Central Park, which is just minutes away by foot. The center is also walking distance from many of New York City’s most iconic districts, such as Broadway. Get the subway to the 59th Street – Columbus Circle Station to arrive right outside these two spectacular towers.