Statute of Liberty

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: Castle Clinton, Staten Island Ferry, Battery Park, Wall Street, New York Stock Exchange, Museum... Read More

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

Bowling Green Park

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 and Ellis Island, as well as, St. Paul’s Chapel, New York Stock Exchange, Museum of Jewish Heritage,... Read More

South Street Seaport

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 Bridge. This neighborhood offers attractions, shops, great restaurants, ships, concerts, street... 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

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