Trinity Church

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, and Robert Fulton. The oldest stone belongs to little Richard Churcher, a Dutch boy who died in... Read More

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 Heritage, National Museum of the American Indian, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, Trinity Church, Skyscraper... Read More

Museum of the American Indian

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 Attractions: Clinton Castle, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park City, Battery... Read More

Federal Reserve Bank of NY

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, Battery Park City, Wall Street, Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, World Financial Center, City Hall... Read More

St. Paul’s Chapel

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 landmark and offers walk through exhibits describing the history of the church, as well as the... Read More

Federal Hall National Memorial

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 Park City, Century 21, World Financial Center, City Hall Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Federal... Read More

Wall Street

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 Bridge, Federal Reserve Bank of NY, St. Paul’s Chapel, Trinity Church, Bowling Green Park, National... Read More

Standard & Poor’s

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 the making. Nearby landmarks - Wall Street and Federal Hall National Memorial. Location: 55 Water... Read More

Wall Street

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, museums, galleries, Tiffany & Co and other speciality merchants. Located in Lower Manhattan. Sammy at the New York Stock Exchange Statue of George Washington Federal Hall National Memorial is a museum where George Washington took the oath and it was also where the United States Bill of Rights was introduced.... Read More