10 NYC Spots with Dark Academia/ Royalty Core Aesthetic
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10 NYC Spots with Dark Academia/ Royalty Core Aesthetic

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10 NYC Spots with Dark Academia/ Royalty Core Aesthetic

If you are looking for a dark academia or royalty core aesthetic but don't know where to go, here are the top 10 places in NYC.


Morgan Library and Museum 

https://www.sothebys.com/en/museums/the-morgan-library-museum

The Morgan, formerly the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, is now open to the public. Explore its vast collection of historical literature, art, and music.

The Frick Collection

https://www.gallerysystems.com/the-frick-collection/

Opened in 1935 by Henry Clay Frick, this art museum houses European paintings and sculptures.

MET Cloisters

https://www.metmuseum.org/visit/plan-your-visit/met-cloisters

Travel back to Medieval times through the gothic architecture of the Cloisters.

Neue Galerie

neuegalerie.org

The Neue Galerie holds a collection of twentieth-century German and Austrian art.

British Galleries Exhibit at the MET

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/preview/in-the-met-s-british-galleries-a-tale-of-artisans-spurred-by-entrepreneurial-forces

Just reopened in early 2020, this exhibit focuses on British art and design created between the fourteenth and eighteenth centuries.

Merchant’s House Museum

http://merchantshouse.org/

With its Greek revival architecture, this is the only nineteenth-century family home in New York City that is preserved inside and out.

Abandoned City Hall Subway Station

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-city-hall-subway-station-tour-20190412-akpl563n4ve43ms37qjrtsfgnq-story.html

Operating from 1904 to 1945, this station is decorated with elegant chandeliers and glass tiles.

New York Society Library

https://untappedcities.com/events/go-inside-nycs-oldest-library-the-new-york-society-library/

Founded in 1754, this is the oldest cultural institution in New York City.

Church of St. Francis Xavier

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This historic church, located in the Flatiron District, is decorated with paintings and stained glass windows.

Bauman Rare Books 

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/photo-essays/2016-01-29/rare-bookshops-in-manhattan-photos-of-vintage-treasures

In 1973, Natalie and David Bauman decided to turn their passion for collecting old books into an enterprise. Here one can find literature dating all the way back from the 15th century.

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