The Alienist Map of New York City

The following page contains an interactive Google map of locations around New York City that feature in The Alienist. For more maps of locations outside New York City that feature in The Alienist, as well as maps of locations that feature in The Angel of Darkness, please use the side menu. If you would like more information on the plots of the Alienist books, characters in the Alienist books, or general historical information relating to the time period the Alienist books are set in, please refer to the main menu above.

The Alienist’s New York City

Every location visited by the characters around New York City in The Alienist has been included in the map below. You can click on the map’s markers to view more information about the location, while the entire list of locations with descriptions and addresses can be found below the map. You can also search for a specific address or location using the search field located below the map.

I have also put together a map of selected key Alienist locations (from both The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness) using an original late 19th century map of Manhattan. This map can be downloaded as an image or in PDF form.

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Bellevue Hospital Hospitals 1st Avenue & East 26th Street, New York, NY John Moore's first meeting with Dr. Kreizler during the novel is at the Insane Pavilion of Bellevue Hospital. The Hospital Morgue also acts as a setting at a later stage the novel.
Brübacher's Wine Garden Restaurants & Taverns East 14th Street & Union Square East, New York, NY The team were drinking at the wine garden one evening when Sara Howard revealed that the murderer had sent a letter to Mrs. Santorelli.
Castle Garden Crime Scene Castle Clinton, Battery Park Underpass, New York, NY The body of Ali ibn-Ghazi (Fatima) was found on the roof of Castle Garden which was in the process of being remodeled as the New York Aquarium.
Croton Reservoir Crime Scene 42nd Street & 5th Avenue, New York, NY The Croton Reservoir was scene of the team's final confrontation with John Beecham at the conclusion of the novel.
Delmonico's Restaurant Restaurants & Taverns 5th Avenue & East 26th Street, New York, NY A favourite restaurant of Dr. Kreizler and John Moore, the team eat at the famous restaurant on a number of occasions.
Golden Rule Pleasure Club Disorderly Houses & Saloons 133 West 3rd Street, New York, NY Located in the rear house of 133 West 3rd Street, the Golden Rule was the disorderly house out of which murder victim Ali ibn-Ghazi (Fatima) conducted his trade. During a stakeout midway through the novel, Marcus Isaacson and Sara Howard were stationed on the rooftop of the club.
Grand Central Depot Travel 42nd Street & Park Avenue, New York, NY John Moore and Dr. Kreizler take a number of train journeys during the novel, all of which they boarded at Grand Central Depot (replaced in 1913 by the current Grand Central Terminal).
High Bridge Tower Crime Scene Highbridge Park, New York, NY The majority of the team incorrectly hypothesize that John Beecham will select High Bridge Tower as the setting for his final murder in the novel. While most members of the team wait at this location, John Moore joins Dr. Kreizler at the correct location, the Croton Reservoir.
Investigation Headquarters Offices 808 Broadway, New York, NY Team headquarters is an apartment rented by Dr. Kreizler on the top floor of 808 Broadway.
Koster & Bial's Theater Entertainment 131 West 34th Street, New York, NY John Moore takes Mary Palmer to see a show at this theater during their outing midway through the novel.
Kreizler Institute for Children Offices 185 East Broadway, New York, NY The Kreizler Institute for Children was founded by Dr. Kreizler in 1885. The Isaacson brothers perform a postmortem on the Zweig children in the Institute's operating theater early in the novel.
Madison Square Garden Entertainment 26th Street & Madison Avenue, New York, NY John Moore takes Mary Palmer to the arcade restaurant on the roof of Madison Square Garden during their outing in the middle of the novel.
Mitchell Harper, Accounts Settled Offices 967 Broadway, New York, NY While searching for the previous employers of John Beecham, John Moore and Sara Howard visit the office of Mitchell Harper, Accounts Settled.
Office of Charles Murray Offices 135 8th Street, New York, NY When searching for the previous employers of John Beecham, John Moore and Sara Howard visit the United States Bureau of Census and speak to the Superintendent, Charles Murray.
Office of Franz Boas Offices American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY To obtain further information about the possible connection between Native American tribes and the murders, John Moore and Dr. Kreizler briefly visit Franz Boas at his office in the American Museum of Natural History.
Paresis Hall Disorderly Houses & Saloons 32 Cooper Square, New York, NY Paresis Hall was Biff Ellison's saloon and was the location where one of the murder victims, Georgio Santorelli, conducted his trade. During a stakeout midway through the novel, Dr. Kreizler and Theodore Roosevelt were stationed on the rooftop of the saloon.
Police Headquarters Offices 300 Mulberry Street, New York, NY Dr. Kreizler and John Moore visit Police Headquarters following the first murder to discuss the possibility of conducting an investigation into the murder with the Police Commissioner, Theodore Roosevelt.
Residence of Dr. Laszlo Kreizler Residences 283 East 17th Street, New York, NY The home of Dr. Kreizler at Stuyvesant Square is visited a number of times by various members of the team and it acts as a setting for a number of key scenes later in the book.
Residence of John Beecham Residences 119 Baxter Street, New York, NY The location of the tenement house where John Beecham resided at the conclusion of The Alienist.
Residence of John Pierpont Morgan Residences 219 Madison Avenue, New York, NY John Moore and Dr. Kreizler are abducted and taken to the elegant brownstone owned by John Pierpont Morgan for a meeting relating to their investigation.
Residence of Mr. & Mrs. Santorelli Residences 17 Mott Street, New York, NY Address approximate. The Santorelli family are described as living in a rear tenement on Mott Street a few blocks below Canal Street. John Moore and Sara Howard visit Mr. and Mrs. Santorelli early in the investigation.
Residence of Mrs. Moore Residences 19 Washington Square North, New York, NY John Moore lives with his grandmother at her house on Washington Square.
Residence of Mrs. Piedmont Residences 23 Bank Street, New York, NY While searching for John Beecham, John Moore and Sara Howard visit his former landlady, Mrs. Piedmont in Greenwich Village.
Residence of Theodore Roosevelt Residences 689 Madison Avenue, New York, NY John Moore and Sara Howard visit Theodore Roosevelt at the comfortable Madison Avenue row house he rented from his sister, Anna Roosevelt Cowles, who had purchased the house in 1886.
St. Patrick's Cathedral Religious Institutions 460 Madison Avenue, New York, NY John Moore visits Archbishop Michael Corrigan at his residence and receives a tour of the almost-completed St. Patrick's Cathedral located in front of the residence.
St. Vincent's Hospital Hospitals 7th Avenue & Greenwich Avenue, New York, NY Cyrus Montrose convalesces in a private room at St. Vincent's Hospital after he is attacked by the murderer on the rooftop of the Black and Tan during a stakeout midway through the novel.
Statue of Liberty Crime Scene Bedloe Island, New York, NY The body of Ernst Lohmann was found beneath the Statue of Liberty on Bedloe Island by a night guard after the team failed to stop the murderer from abducting the boy earlier in the evening.
The Black and Tan Disorderly Houses & Saloons 153 Bleecker Street, New York, NY Cyrus Montrose and Lucius Isaacson were stationed on the rooftop of this disorderly house during a stakeout midway through the novel.
The Metropolitan Opera House Entertainment 1411 Broadway, New York, NY Dr. Kreizler owns a box on the left-hand side of the Metropolitan Opera House on its second tier. The House acts as a setting for several scenes in The Alienist.
The Slide Disorderly Houses & Saloons 157 Bleecker Street, New York, NY John Moore and Stevie Taggert were stationed on the rooftop of this disorderly house during a stakeout midway through the novel.
Williamsburg Bridge Crime Scene Delancey Street & FDR Drive, New York, NY The body of Georgio Santorelli was found atop the western anchor of the Williamsburg Bridge.
— Last updated on by Kim