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December 16, 2014

A Staircase with a View

While New York City's staircases range in styles and surroundings, each one provides chances for observation.

While New York City’s staircases range in styles and surroundings, each one provides chances for observation.

So many of the stairways we traverse in our travels throughout the five boroughs aren’t memorable – fire stairs to avoid waiting for an elevator or subway stairs hurriedly taken as the train is arriving. A few are iconic. The notion of visiting Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, or Columbia University conjures a sense of gracious public space. Some of NYC’s great stairs are more hidden, or new, making it helpful to be reminded of their charm. Read more