‘Sinatra: An American Icon’ features never-seen-before memorabilia

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NEW YORK (PIX11) -- If there's one thing that's clear, the icon that is Frank Sinatra was in a class by himself.

A product of Hoboken, New Jersey, his impact on American culture is still being felt and celebrated.

To commemorate what would have been his 100th birthday, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center is going back in time with its exhibition "Sinatra: An American Icon” showcasing some never-before-seen memorabilia.

From vintage fan mail to the countless accolades, the collection of items captures not only a snap shot of his extraordinary career but his family life.

It also includes a multimedia portion giving fans the ultimate Sinatra experience.  But the exploration of the beloved entertainer's life doesn't end inside the exhibit -- it continues onto the same streets he grew up on with this interactive walking tour:

“Sinatra: An American Icon” will be open to the public through September 4th.