Cultural Institutions

Cultural Institutions

County New York

Brief Description of the county

Manhattan is the most densely populated of the five boroughs of New York City.  The borough is coterminous with New York County, an original county of the U.S. State of New York.  Manhattan has been described as the economic and cultural center of the U.S. and serves as home to the United Nations Headquarters.

Leo Baeck Institute is devoted to the history and culture of German-speaking Jews. Part of an international network with additional centers in London and Jerusalem, LBI – New York | Berlin documents and engages this legacy through its library and...

Step into 97 Orchard St., step into another time...The heart of the museum is a historic tenement, home to an estimated 7,000 people from over 20 nations between 1863 and 1935. The tenement’s cramped living spaces, the lives of past residents and...

The mission of Media Alliance is to address common needs of nonprofit organizations providing electronic media programs and services to artists, organizations and the general public in areas including, but not limited to, production, distribution...

The Medical Library Center of New York closed in 2003.

The Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) is a non-profit organization working to develop and maintain essential library services throughout New York City and Westchester County.