New York City has no shortage of hot new nightclubs, exotic new restaurants and trendy new stores opening on the regular. But in a city filled with change, it's nice to know there are some constants-- old-fashioned classics that have been around, well, basically forever.
For the nostalgic at heart, or anyone wanting to experience a piece of history first-hand, here are some of the oldest spots still operating in NYC.
Oldest bar/restaurant: Fraunces Tavern
Oldest pizzeria: Lombardi's Pizza
Oldest hot dog stand: Nathan's Famous
Oldest clothing store: Brooks Brothers
Oldest steakhouse: Old Homestead
Oldest Broadway theater: The Lyceum Theatre
Oldest roller coaster: The Cyclone
Oldest park: Bowling Green Park