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Austrian Cultural Forum New York

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Address: 11 East 52nd Street, New York City, NY 10022-5301
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Nice art gallery

Interesting modern building that stands out for being too thin, even by New York standards. Stayed for half an hour to visit their small but fascinating art gallery. Admission is... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting modern building that stands out for being too thin, even by New York standards. Stayed for half an hour to visit their small but fascinating art gallery. Admission is free. The guy at the reception was pleasant and helpful.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

The building is pretty unique and worth a visit if you are in this very central area of NYC. They have free exhibitions and the one currently going on about public housing politics in Vienna is very interesting. If you have an interest to learn about Austria or to see something off the beaten track I can only recommend it.

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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 27 March 2013 via mobile

Visited this awesome little building in late March. I heard about it online and it wrung a bell because of my boyfriend from Austria. The guy at the front was very nice and funny. Next time I come back I really want to get the tour that's free aswell as read in the library If you're in the area, take... More 

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Reviewed 14 December 2011

There was no one around that seemed officially associated with the gallery. Only someone from a local guard agency telling us to use the stairs not the elevator. We weren't invited to tour the building as others have suggested. But, we did see their gallery displays. Not the most gifted art but it caused some reactions from within and I... More 

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minnetonka. minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2011

This is one skinny building, easy to miss if you're moving at a clip. But stop in and take the free tour. It's over-the-top cool, a world-class, first-class piece of architecture. And they're likely to have something going on - an art exhibit, a musical performance, maybe some films. We stumbled upon it on our way to MOMA - MOMA... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2011

This is an architectural gem in the middle of NYC. Great shows and cultural events - highly recommended to everyone!

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