Statute of Liberty

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Statute of Liberty was a gift from france to the United States to symbolize the spirit of freedom. The Statue of Liberty is on a 12-acre Island, which is owned by the Federal Government. The observation platform offers amazing views of New York City and the Harbor. It was dedicated on October 28, 1886 and designated a National Monument on October 15, 1924.  Nearby Tourist Attractions:... Read More

Trinity Church

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Trinity Church is located in Lower Manhattan on the top of Wall Street where Broadway connects. This church building is one of the first examples of Neo-Gothic architecture in the United States.  The graveyard contains some of the oldest graves in the city.  The graves and memorials include many historic figures such as Alexander Hamilton, on the ten-dollar bill, William Bradford,... Read More

City Hall Park

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City Hall has governed New York City since the early 1800’s.  It’s located between Broadway, Park Row and Chambers in Lower Manhattan.  City Hall sits near the park called the City Hall Park.  City Hall is one of the oldest governmental buildings in the United States and it houses the actual office of the Mayor of New York City.  City Hall was constructed from 1803 to 1812... Read More

Sol LeWitt

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Sol LeWitt (1928 – 2007) was one of America’s most inventive and influential artists that created significant Art work in two and three dimensions. His art sculptures are currently on display around City Hall Park. Nearby Attractions: City Hall, Brooklyn Bridge, Chinatown, TriBECA, 9/11 Memorial , The National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Ground Zero, and St.... Read More

Castle Clinton

Castle Clinton

Castle Clinton was built between 1807 and 1809, as a fort to keep out the British invasion in 1812.  It was made a national monument in 1950 and open to the public in 1975.  Today, it’s a place to buy tickets to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Museum of Jewish... Read More

Battery Park

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Battery Park is a 25-acre park located at the southern tip of Manhattan. Battery Park City is a community with complex of many modern offices and apartment buildings near the Hudson River. It offers walkers, runners, and bikers a starting or ending path along the Hudson River with breathtaking views of the Jersey City skyline, and the Statue of Liberty.  Runners and Bikers can... Read More

Museum of the American Indian

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National Museum of the American Indian details the history and cultural of America’s native people through costumes, artifacts, and artworks. The items spans more than 10,000 years of Indian heritage gathered by collector George Gustav Heyee (1874 – 1957).  He was a Banking New York Millionaire and his collection became the core of the National Museum of the American Indian. Nearby Tourist... Read More

Federal Reserve Bank of NY

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The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is one of the 12 regional Reserve Banks in the Federal Reserve System. Visitors can learn about the history of gold, money, banking and the Federal Reserve System responsibilities, through a guided tour and interactive exhibits in the museum. Museum is open and free to the public. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry,... Read More

Bowling Green Park

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Bowling Green Park is the oldest and the first official park in New York City, built in 1733. This Park is located in Lower Manhattan and its situated between the famous Bull Bronze sculpture and the National Museum of the American Indian, where Broadway ends. Other nearby Landmarks: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, Ferry to the Statue of Liberty... Read More

South Street Seaport

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South Street Seaport is a historic district in Lower Manhattan near the Brooklyn Bridge and the Wall Street area. This area features 19th century architecture skyscrapers and renovated sailing ships, along with a former Fulton Fish Market. The Seaport and Pier 17 includes a Shopping Mall with Restuarants by the Waterfront with specatcular views of the New York Harbor and the Brooklyn... Read More

Skyscraper Museum

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The Museum features the history and development of skyscraper construction and designs of tall buildings. New Yorkers and visitors can learn about the modern architecture, and detail information on high-rise buildings relating to technology, real estate investments, and places of business and residence. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery... Read More

St. Paul’s Chapel

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St. Paul’s Chapel a chapel of Trinity Church, is one of the oldest church in New York, built between 1764 and 1768, but completed by 1776. George Washington once worshiped in this episcopal chapel. Dating to 1766, the churchyard at St. Paul’s bears the graves of many important historical figures, including a number of Revolutionary War heroes.  The church is a historical... Read More

Museum of Jewish Heritage

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Museum of Jewish Heritage is a living Memorial to the Holocaust located in Lower Manhattan in Battery Park City. This Museum presents the story of Jewish suffering and survival. The Museum’s collection contains more than 25,000 items about modern Jewish history and the Holocaust. Nearby Tourist Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Hudson... Read More

Ellis Island Immigration Museum

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Ellis Island Immigration Museum tells a powerful story of American’s immigrants experience through photos, interactive exhibits, walking tours and movies revealing the hardships and challenges faced by immigrants passing through Ellis Island. Twelve million immigrants arrived at Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Staten Island Ferry, Battery... Read More

Winter Garden

Winter Garden

The Winter Garden is in the heart of the World Financial Center, includes spectacular tall Palm trees and benches, offering a tropical spirit, with stunning views of glass-enclosed greenhouse pavilion. The Winter Garden has specialty shops and restaurants overlooking the waterfront plaza with great views of the Hudson River. The Winter Garden is the main stage for Arts World... Read More

Battery Park City

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Take in breathtaking sunset scenery of the New York Harbor at Battery Park and Battery Park City. Battery Park is a 25-acre park located at the southern tip of Manhattan, and Battery Park City is a community with office and residential buildings located northwest of the Park. Children, adults and pets come to explore Battery Park City – you can bike, run, jog, take great... Read More

World Financial Center

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World Financial Center is located in Lower Manhattan at the center of Battery Park City, overlooking the New York Harbor and the Hudson River. The four granite and glass office towers encompasses about eight million square feet of office space, and post-modern architecture, with up to 51 floors, designed by Cesar Pelli. The Winter Garden is in the heart of the World Financial... Read More

Wall Street Bull

Bull on Wall Street

The Wall Street Bull near the Bowling Green Park has become a famous tourist attraction to visitors from all over the world. This magnificent art sculpture from Arturo Di Modica represents the “strength and power” of the American people. This sculpture was a gift to the people of New York City after the stock market crash of 1987. Location: Near Bowling Green Plaza... Read More

Brooklyn Bridge

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Brooklyn Bridge is one of the most incredible landmarks in all of New York. The Bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn over the East River.  It was built between 1869 and 1883 – its 5,989 feet long, about 1.13 miles. Due to its two masonry towers standing 276 feet tall, they were at that time making some of tallest landmarks in New York.  In 1964, the Brooklyn Bridge had... Read More

Federal Hall National Memorial

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Federal Hall National Memorial is located on Wall Street, a museum where George Washington took the oath and where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.  Federal Hall was also the home to the first Congress, Supreme Court and Executive Branch of the government when New York City was the nation’s capitol. Open to the public, free admission.  Nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery... Read More

Wall Street

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Wall Street, the home of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE Euronext, Inc.) is the financial center of the world.  The Wall Street area is filled with trendy restaurants, Federal Hall National Memorial, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Other nearby Tourist Attractions: Battery Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

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For the first time ever, on July 29th, 2011 after the closing bell on Wall Street - the United States lost its perfect credit rating as Standard & Poor’s reduced its U.S. long-term debt assessment from AAA to AA+ .  The negative outlook sent shock waves through the global financial markets early this week. Sammy at the S&P headquarters, 55 Water Street, history in... Read More