Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts, often referred to simply as LaGuardia, is a public magnet high school specializing in teaching visual arts and performing arts, located near Lincoln Center in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.
Benjamin N. Cardozo High School opened in 1967. The building was designed by the firm of Eggers & Higgins. It was built for $7.571 million, and it was designed for a capacity of 3,213 students. In 1968, the Queens Chamber of Commerce gave Cardozo High School an award for excellence in design and civic value.