Upper West Side Hotel Near Lincoln Center
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 5 minute walk from Inn New York City. Lincoln Center started out in the 1950s as part of the "Lincoln Square Renewal Project" (was the film site for West Side Story) and over the last 30 years has become the new and expansive cultural hub on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Today the 16 acre Lincoln Square complex of buildings serves as home for a variety of resident arts organizations. The Metropolitan Opera features the greatest artists in opera presenting over 200 performances each season. Revitalizing the orchestral experience The New York Philharmonic performs great music from past and present while The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is recognized as the nation’s premiere chamber music organization. And if Jazz is more your style Jazz at Lincoln Center will entertain you as it expands the global Jazz community through performance, education and advocacy.
Theater and Ballet performances are offered at the Lincoln Center Theater presenting Broadway and Off-Broadway productions and the New York City Ballet, founded by choreographer George Balanchine, is one of the foremost dance companies in the world.
For the silver screen buff in you the Film Society of Lincoln Center has sponsored of the New York Film Festival for over 50 years.
Be sure to check out the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, home to a world renowned collection of free public programs, exhibitions and performances.
For your own dancing and listening pleasure visit Damrosch Park an outdoor amphitheater offering free “Out of Doors” presentations and with a special dance floor for “Midsummer Night Swing” and the Josie Robertson Plaza, the center's central plaza featuring an iconic fountain also used as an outdoor venue during Lincoln Center Out of Doors presentations.