by Evan Bindelglass, CBSNewYork.com
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – New York is the city that never sleeps, full of wonder and curiosities. There is an abundance to see, including many places that are free. Then there are the sites you can’t even buy a ticket to go see. Those are the places we’ll explore in this new series – Inaccessible New York.
Our first stop is on the Upper East Side, at the Frick Collection located at 70th Street and 5th Avenue, on Museum Mile. It is the former mansion of steel magnate Henry Clay Frick and was completed in 1914.
Several floors below the surface sits what is likely the city’s most elegant bowling alley and billiard room. Frick commissioned his architects to create it shortly after completion of the mansion. It was finished in 1916.