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Encyclopedia > List of famous buildings, sites, and monuments in New York City

Famous buildings, sites, and monuments in New York City: NYC and New York, New York redirect here. ...

Times Square
Times Square in Broadway, Manhattan
Times Square at night, New York City Personal snapshot by Montréalais. ... Times Square, named after the one-time headquarters of The New York Times, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, which centers on 42nd Street and Broadway. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Manhattan Borough,highlighted in yellow, lies between the East River and the Hudson River. ...

The American Museum of Natural History is a landmark of Manhattans Upper West Side in New York, USA, at 79th Street and Central Park West. ... A view of Broadway in 1909 Broadway, as the name implies, is a wide avenue in New York City, and is the oldest north-south main thoroughfare in the city, dating to the first New Amsterdam settlement. ... Times Square, named after the one-time headquarters of The New York Times, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, which centers on 42nd Street and Broadway. ... This article is about the zoo, for the tv series see The Bronx Zoo (TV). ... The Cranford Rose Garden at Brooklyn Botanic Garden The Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG) is a botanical garden located next to Prospect Park near Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York. ... Plan of one tower for the Brooklyn Bridge, 1867. ... The Main Branch, Brooklyn Public Library, Grand Army Plaza, 2003 The Brooklyn Public Library (BPL), is the public library system of the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. ... Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in Manhattan, New York City. ... The Cathedral of St. ... Central Park (40°46′59″N, 73°58′20″W) is a large public, urban park (843 acres or 3. ... The Central Park Zoo is a zoo located in Central Park in New York City. ... The central lobby of the museum The Metropolitan Museum of Art, often referred to simply as The Met, is one of the worlds largest and most important art museums, located on the eastern edge of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, United States. ... Flowers and a card left at the Strawberry Fields Memorial in Central Park, NYC The Strawberry Fields memorial is the name given to a garden in New Yorks Central Park, dedicated to the memory of musician John Lennon, and named after one of his songs, Strawberry Fields Forever. ... Completed in 1930, the Chrysler Building is a distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... Columbia University is a private university in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. ... The Downtown Athletic Club was an athletic club in Lower Manhattan. ... The Empire State Building, a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, was designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon and finished in 1931. ... J.Q.A. Wards statue of George Washington in front of Federal Hall, on the site where Washington was inaugurated as the first U.S. President Federal Hall, once located at 26 Wall Street in New York City, was the first capitol building of the United States. ... Flatiron Building (2004) —H.G. Wells, 1906 The Fuller-Doig Building or as it is better known, the Flatiron Building, was one of the tallest buildings in New York City upon its completion in 1902. ... The Soldiers and Sailors Arch at Grand Army Plaza Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn, New York forms the main entrance to Prospect Park. ... Grand Central Terminal, along 42nd Street, next to the Grand Hyatt New York and the Chrysler Building Grand Central Terminal (often still called Grand Central Station, although technically that is the name of the nearby post office and New York City Subway station on the IRT Lexington Avenue Line) is... Grants Tomb, circa 1909 Grants tomb 2004 Grants Tomb is a mausoleum containing the bodies of Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), an American Civil War General and the 18th President of the United States, and his wife, Julia Dent Grant (1826-1902). ... Chapel in Green-Wood Green-Wood Cemetery was founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, several blocks east of Prospect Park. ... The World Trade Center in New York City (sometimes informally referred to as the WTC) was a complex of seven buildings designed by Japanese-American architect Minoru Yamasaki and leased by Larry Silverstein from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey around a central plaza, near the south... The site before it was cleared. ... This article is about the Harlem neighborhood in New York City. ... Lever House, by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill on Park Avenue in New York City, is the quintessential and seminal glass box International Style skyscraper. ... The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... A full house at the old Metropolitan Opera House, seen from the rear of the stage, at the Metropolitan Opera House for a concert by pianist Josef Hofmann, November 28, 1937. ... One of the premiere botanical gardens in the United States, the New York Botanical Garden [located at East 200th Street & Kazimiroff Boulevard] spans some 240 acres (1 km²) in the borough of The Bronx, in New York City. ... New York Public Library, central block, built 1897–1911, Carrère and Hastings, architects (June 2003) The New York Public Library (NYPL), one of three public library systems serving New York City, is one of the leading libraries in the United States. ... For the Pennsylvania Station in Newark, New Jersey or Baltimore, Maryland, see Pennsylvania Station (Newark) or Pennsylvania Station (Baltimore). ... Prospect Park is a 526 acre (2. ... The Racquet and Tennis Club is located at 370 Park Avenue, between East 52nd and 53rd Streets, New York, New York (40° 45′ 32″ N 73° 58′ 24″ W). ... Lower Plaza at Rockefeller Center. ... St. ... The Seagrams Building is a skyscraper in New York City. ... The front of the Guggenheim Museum from 5th Avenue This article refers to the Guggenheim Museum in the upper east side of Manhattan (New York). ... The Singer Building at Liberty Street and Broadway in Manhattan, New York was an office building completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. ... Statue of Liberty Liberty Enlightening the World, known more commonly as the Statue of Liberty, is a statue given to the United States by France in the late 19th century, standing at Liberty Island in the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor as a welcome to all... Trinity Church Close-up of Trinity Church Trinity Church, at the corner of Broadway and Wall Street in New York City, viewed from the World Trade Center A glimpse of New York from Trinity Church steeple. ... United Nations headquarters, view from East River United Nations headquarters in New York City United Nations headquarters, facade detail The United Nations headquarters is a distinctive complex in New York City that has served as the United Nationss headquarters since its completion in 1952. ... For other uses, see Wall Street (disambiguation). ... New York Stock Exchange (June 2003) The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), also nicknamed the Big Board, is the largest stock exchange in the world (by dollar volume) and second largest by number of listings. ... A view of the park showing the Washington Square Arch and the central fountain Washington Square Park is a public park located within the New York City borough of Manhattan. ... New York University (NYU) is a major research university in New York City. ... The 60-story Woolworth Building is one of the oldest – and one of the most famous – skyscrapers in New York City. ...

Skyscrapers

The Empire State Building, a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, was designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon and finished in 1931. ... Completed in 1930, the Chrysler Building is a distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... The American International Building is a 66-story, 952 foot (290 m) tall building in Lower Manhattan, New York City. ... 40 Wall Street is a 71-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930. ... The Citigroup Center is one of the largest skyscrapers in New York City, located at 601 Lexington Avenue between 53rd Street and 54th Street in midtown Manhattan. ... Trump World Tower, as seen from the Empire State Building Trump World Tower is a residential skyscraper at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets) in Manhattan, New York City. ... ... The GE Building at Rockefeller Center The GE Building at night At night, from the ground The GE Building is a slim gothic skyscraper and the focal point at the Rockefeller Center. ... The Cityspire is New York Citys tallest mixed-use skyscraper. ... One Chase Manhattan Plaza is a skyscraper located in the downtown Manhattan Financial District of New York City, United States. ... Condé Nast Building, seen from Empire State Building The Condé Nast Building, officially Four Times Square, is a modern skyscraper in Times Square in Midtown Manhattan. ... MetLife Building as seen from the Empire State Building, 2005. ... The 60-story Woolworth Building is one of the oldest – and one of the most famous – skyscrapers in New York City. ... Carnegie Hall Tower is a 60 story skyscraper located in 57th street. ... Bear Stearns World Headquarters was built in 2001 and located in New York City. ...

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