Few People Know There’s A Secret Indoor Rainforest Hidden In An Office Building In New York
By Christy Articola|Published June 08, 2022
Christy Articola has lived in Colorado since 2013 and considers herself a Centennial State enthusiast and expert through and through. She's based in Denver metro, but over the past decade, she has traveled to every corner, river, village, park, town, and city in the state and continues to explore it deeper and further whenever she can. Christy simply can't get enough of Colorado, and loves sharing all her adventures with you through Only In Your State! She graduated with a degree in journalism from Fordham University and is thrilled to be working as a full time travel writer for this and other sites - she finally found her perfect niche - and is so grateful for that.
If you find yourself craving the comfort of the forest while living in or visiting Manhattan, you may think that this desire cannot be satiated without going to one of the city’s largest parks or without leaving the city altogether. You’re wrong. There’s actually a beautiful forest that you can experience just a few blocks away from the United Nations. That’s not the only surprising thing about it, though. Besides being in the middle of New York City, this forest is inside an office building, where it has been happily growing since 1967. Read on to learn more.
This hidden forest in the middle of New York City is a gem! Few people know that it exists but those who have found it love it and visit it often. You’ll love visiting the atrium at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice.