Grant’s Tomb (General Grant National Memorial) w. 122nd St & Riverside Drive
Grant’s tomb is a massive and elaborate granite and marble tomb, with similarly stately surrounding grounds, which is the final resting place of General Ulysses S. Grant and his wife. Built in 1897, Grant’s Tomb is a major New York City landmark and an important part of the NYC history. Funded by the public and built by the Grant Monument Association after hosting 2 public design competitions for the design and presentation of the tomb. For many years, Grant’s Tomb has been managed by the National Park Service and has become a popular destination. The Tomb is open to the public wed-sun. The visitor’s center includes a bookstore and memorabilia. There are frequent concerts held at and outside the tomb, including the annual Grant’s Tomb Summer Concert, and particularly, many Jazz performances. Grant’s Tomb is certainly a must-see landmark when visiting the Upper West Side.