Things to Do Near Columbus Circle

Explore An Iconic NYC Landmark

Booking a room at The Newton not only means easy access to reliable accommodations near Columbus Circle, but rewards guests with an inside look at the fascinating history behind this iconic NYC landmark. The monument at the center of Columbus Circle, created by Gaetano Russo, was erected as part of the 1892 commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Columbus’ landing in the Americas. Renovated in 2005, the circle now includes water fountains, wooden benches and plantings encircling the monument.

When you’ve finished admiring Russo’s statue, witness the dynamic architecture found outside the circle. Our boutique hotel places you within easy reach of the Time Warner Center, an aesthetic galore that encloses the western side of Columbus Circle and overlaps the border between Midtown and the Upper West Side. The Time Warner Center, at 55 floors, hosts a variety of tenants, most notably CNN and The Shops at Columbus Circle. The upscale shopping mall, located in a curving arcade at the first floor of the building debuts 40 specialty shops and a collection of restaurants and bars, including Masa, Per Se and Porter House New York. Dine, shop and be entertained; but don’t forget your camera. You’ll marvel over the sweeping views of nearby Central Park and wonder at the design of the Time Warner Center.

With authentic New York culture at the tip of your fingers, the things to do in Columbus Circle are endless. Let The Newton be your guide.