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AKA Central Park

Discover Things to Do Near Midtown Manhattan

Neighborhood Guide

AKA offers one of the finest places to stay near Central Park, putting you just steps from many of New York’s most iconic landmarks. All the best dining, entertainment, and more are at your fingertips, while quiet and tranquil green space and the refined Upper East Side are only steps away.

Where to Eat in Midtown Manhattan

The multiple-award-winning Estiatorio Milos is a global sensation featuring impeccably fresh seafood, superb vegetables, and a variety of simply prepared Greek dishes. Guests can enjoy the warm, elegant perspective on Greek cuisine in the large, airy, open space punctuated by cultural artifacts. Another New York City icon, Marea is the recipient of one Michelin Star among its numerous prestigious accolades. With authentic, bold flavors of coastal Italy, it offers an exquisite dining experience that incorporates New York’s unique expression and attitude.

Quality Meats

57 W 58th Street

Quality Italian
57 W 57th Street


240 Central Park South

Estiatorio Milos

125 W 55th Street

Nobu Fifty Seven

40 W 57th Street

101 W 57 Street

2 Columbus Circle

40 Central Park South

53 Restaurant
53 W 53rd Street

Bad Roman

10 Columbus Circle 

Shopping in Midtown Manhattan

Bergdorf Goodman is the height of Fifth Avenue shopping in New York. Opened in its current location in 1928, the luxury shop for both women and men is one of the finest department stores in Manhattan and just steps from AKA Central Park. The luxury Shops at Columbus Circle can be found a few blocks from AKA Central Park. 

Bergdorf Goodman

754 5th Ave

Tiffany & Co.

610 Fifth Ave


757 Fifth Ave

Louis Vuitton

1 E 57th Street

The Shops at the Plaza

1 W 58th Street

The Shops at Columbus Circle

10 Columbus Circle

Midtown Manhattan Arts, Culture & Attractions

Discover an array of arts, culture, and attractions in Midtown Manhattan. At the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), see works by artists from van Gogh to Warhol and beyond, plus a sculpture garden, two cafes, and two-Michelin-starred restaurants, including The Modern. Enjoy ballet, theatre, concerts, and more at the world-renowned Lincoln Center with its eleven performance venues. 

The Museum of Modern Art

11 W 53rd Street

Metropolitan Museum of Art

1000 5th Ave

The American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West and 79th Street

Lincoln Center

Broadway and West 62nd Street

Museum of Art & Design

2 Columbus Circle 

Guggenheim Museum
1071 Fifth Ave

Wollman Rink at Central Park
830 Fifth Ave

Central Park Zoo
850 Fifth Ave

Outdoor Activities in Midtown Manhattan

There’s no better place to take in the seasons than New York’s Central Park. Located between the Upper East Side and Upper West Side, and spanning the length of 51 city blocks, the expansive green space is home to two iconic restaurants—Tavern on the Green and The Loeb Boathouse—as well as The American Museum of Natural History and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, two of the city’s most famous museums. The park is also home to the finish line of the annual NYC Marathon.

Central Park

Entrances at 59th St and Central Park South

Strawberry Fields

W 72nd St and Central Park West

Local Activities and Points of Interest

AKA Central Park
42 West 58th Street, New York, 10019, USA
Phone: 646.744.3100