Recommended Parks & Locations
Old Westbury Gardens: was completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley. The mansion includes 200 acres of gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes. The Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts which are truly beautiful. Old Westbury Gardens is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Gardens: is a converted 19th century home for retired seamen which is now a regional arts center housing myriad museum and arts programs as well as an active Artist-in-Residence program. The massive 83-acre property is home to New York City’s first designated landmarks. Surrounded by a tall iron fence, shaded by century-old Norwegian maples and Austrian pines. The NY Chinese Scholar's garden was designed and built by LAC, is enclosed by walls, a series of eight pavilions and covered walkways. These are all organized in an irregular manner to create in addition to the two major courtyards a series of six others of varying sizes. To paraphrase the 15th century garden designer Ji Ching: "The garden is created by the human hand, but should appear as if created by heaven."
Global Photography Resources
Chaata: Staten Island Family Resource
FingerPrints Coaching Group: Life Coach
Wedding & Event Planning: Lavish Occasions