The New York Vietnam Veterans Memorial is located in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza at 55 Water Street in New York City.

55 Water Street is by South Street and the East River, one block east of Fraunces Tavern, where George Washington said farewell to his troops at the end of the Revolutionary War. Several other points of interest are nearby, including the New York City Police Museum, the Museum of the American Indian, the Museum of Jewish Heritage, and the New York Stock Exchange.