Bryant Park is a 9.6 acre (3.8 ha) private park located in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It is located between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue (between 40th and 42nd street), adjacent to Bryant Park Grill, New York Public Library’s Science, Industry and Business Library, Koret Auditorium (formerly the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts) and the main branch of the New York Public Library.
Bryant Park is divided into two sides: The west side is home to the Main Lawn, which has long been one of New York City’s most popular places to relax and enjoy a picnic on a warm day. The east side is home to a playground area, children’s carousel, dog run and other attractions including a seasonal ice rink that operates in winter months as part of Winter Village NYC.
Both sides are maintained by the Bryant Park Corporation, which operates several amenities including an information kiosk on each side of the park that provides information about events going on in New York City as well as free Wi-Fi access throughout Bryant Park; there are also four restaurants within Bryant Park: The Bryant Park Grill (a restaurant/bar with outdoor seating).
Last modified: November 1, 2022