The Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House (originally U.S. Custom House) is a building in New York City, built 1902 - 1907 by the federal government to house the duty collection operations for the port of New York. It is located near the southern tip of Manhattan, next to Battery Park, at 1 Bowling Green. The building is now the home of the New York branch of the National Museum of the American Indian. ...more on Wikipedia about "Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House"
The Algonquin Hotel opened in 1902. It is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues on West 44th Street in Manhattan, New York City, New York (59 West 44'th Street) ( GPS 40.75553 -073.98190 ). In the early 20th century, its owner-manager, Frank Case, began its tradition of hosting literary and theatrical notables. ...more on Wikipedia about "Algonquin Hotel"
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The Avenue H Station House or Fiske Terrace Station is a landmarked structure in Brooklyn, New York City. It serves as the headhouse for the Avenue H station of the BMT Brighton Beach Line of the New York Subway system. ...more on Wikipedia about "Avenue H Station House"
Belmont Park is a major thoroughbred horse-racing facility located just outside New York City, in the adjacent Nassau County suburb of Elmont, Long Island. Its mile-and-a-half main track is the largest dirt course in Thoroughbred racing. It first opened May 4, 1905. ...more on Wikipedia about "Belmont Park"
Bergdorf Goodman is a major luxury goods department store based in Midtown, Manhattan in New York City. It is owned by Neiman Marcus. The company began in 1899 when Herman Bergdorf, an immigrant from Alsace, opened a tailor shop just above Union Square in downtown Manhattan. Edwin Goodman, an employee of Bergdorf's, purchased the store in 1906 and moved to the present location of Rockefeller Center. In 1914, Goodman became the first couturier to introduce ready-to-wear, making Bergdorf Goodman a destination for American and French fashion. The store moved to its present location at 5th Avenue and 58th Street in 1928, building its Art Deco store on the site of the William K. Vanderbilt mansion. With Goodman's son, Andrew, as president, the store opened a fur salon, developed the successful Bergdorf Goodman Number Nine perfume, and created Miss Bergdorf, a ready-to-wear line for younger customers. Edwin Goodman retired from the company in 1953. ...more on Wikipedia about "Bergdorf Goodman"
The Brill Building (built 1930) is located at 1619 Broadway, in New York City, just north of Times Square. Its creative culture defined the influential "Brill Building Sound" and style of popular music songwriting and recording. By 1962 it contained 165 music businesses. A musician could find a publisher and printer, cut a demo, promote the record, and cut a deal with radio promoters. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brill Building"
Founded in 1910, The Brooklyn Botanic Gardens occupy 39 acres (158,000 m²) of the northeastern edge of Prospect Park in the borough of Brooklyn in New York City ( USA). Recognized as one of the finest gardens of its kind in the country, the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens are one of two major botanical gardens in NYC (the other being the New York Botanical Garden in the borough of the Bronx). In the Spring of 2005, the gardens will be completing one the largest renovation projects in its history. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brooklyn Botanic Gardens"
The Brooklyn Bridge (originally the New York and Brooklyn Bridge), one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States, stretches 6,016 feet (1,834 m) over the East River from Manhattan to Brooklyn. On completion, it was the largest suspension bridge in the world and the first steel-wire suspension bridge. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brooklyn Bridge"
The Canyon of Heroes is a colloquialism refering to a section of New York City's lower Broadway and the Financial District that is the historic location of the city's ticker-tape parades. ...more on Wikipedia about "Canyon of Heroes"
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in New York City. Built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1890, it is one of the most significant venues for classical as well as popular music in the United States, known not just for its beauty and history but also for its fine acoustics. Carnegie Hall has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments and presents about 100 performances each season; it is also rented out to performing groups. It has no resident company. ...more on Wikipedia about "Carnegie Hall"
Castle Clinton or Fort Clinton is a circular sandstone fort and national monument in Battery Park at the southern tip of Manhattan, New York City. ...more on Wikipedia about "Castle Clinton"
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, officially the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in the City and Diocese of New York, is the Mother Church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and the seat of its Bishop. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cathedral of Saint John the Divine"
Central Park ( ) is a large public, urban park (843 acres or 3.41 km²; a rectangle 2.5 miles by one-half mile, or 4 km × 800 m) in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, USA. An oasis for Manhattanites escaping from their skyscrapers, Central Park's appearance in many movies and television shows has made it one of the world's most famous city parks. ...more on Wikipedia about "Central Park"
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Chatham Square or Kimlau Square in Manhattan is on the southern side of Chinatown, at the confluence of seven streets, Bowery, East Broadway, St. James Place, Mott Street, Oliver Street, Worth Street and Park Row. Park Row had once been Chatham Street, giving the square its name. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chatham Square, Manhattan"
Columbus Circle is a major landmark and point of attraction in New York City. It is located at the intersection of Broadway, Central Park West, Central Park South (59th Street), and Eighth Avenue, on the southwest corner of Central Park in Manhattan. The traffic circle was designed by William P. Eno, a businessman who pioneered many early innovations in road safety and traffic control, as part of Frederick Law Olmsted's vision for the park, which included a circle at its Eighth Avenue entrance. Construction was completed in 1905. ...more on Wikipedia about "Columbus Circle"
The Ed Sullivan Theater is a venerable radio and television studio located at 1697 Broadway in Manhattan. The 1200-seat theatre — of which 400 seats are currently used for TV audiences — has been used as a venue for live and taped CBS broadcasts since 1936. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ed Sullivan Theater"
Governors Island is a 172 acre (696,000 m²) island in Upper New York Bay, approximately one half mile from the southern tip of Manhattan, of which it is legally a part, in New York City. It is separated from Brooklyn by the Buttermilk Channel. First named by the Dutch explorer Adriaen Block, it was called Noten Eylant (and later in pidgin language Nutten Island) from 1611 to 1784. From 1776 to 1966 the island was a United States Army post. From 1966 to 1997 the island served as a Coast Guard station. The island's current name stems from British colonial times when the colonial assembly reserved the island for the exclusive use of New York's royal governors. The Zip Code of Governors Island is 10004. ...more on Wikipedia about "Governors Island"
Gracie Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of New York City. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gracie Mansion"
: 42nd Street-Grand Central is the New York City Subway station next to and below the terminal. For the former station in Chicago, see Grand Central Station (Chicago). ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Central Terminal"
Grant's 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). The tomb complex is a United States Presidential Memorial and is now officially known as the General Grant National Memorial and is located in Riverside Park in Manhattan, New York, New York, near the intersection of Riverside Drive and 122nd Street. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grant's Tomb" shortopedia, just the best.
Katz's Deli is a Jewish delicatessen on the Lower East Side of New York City. Since its founding in 1888, it has become popular among locals and tourists alike for its pastrami sandwiches and hot dogs, both of which are widely considered among New York's best. ** Each week, Katz's serves 5,000 pounds of corned beef, 2,000 pounds of salami and 12,000 hot dogs. ** ...more on Wikipedia about "Katz's Deli"
Lever House, designed by Gordon Bunshaft of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and located at 390 Park Avenue in New York City, is the quintessential and seminal glass box International Style skyscraper. Built in 1951-1952, it features an innovative courtyard and public space. Most of the headquarters of the corporations on and around Park Avenue adopted this style of building, but none quite matched its sleekness and innovative design. Mies van der Rohe's Seagram Building across Park Avenue is arguably equal in quality, but many of the neighboring skyscrapers, mostly by Emery Roth and Sons, are not particularly distinctive. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lever House"
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a 15 acre (61,000 m²) complex of buildings in New York City which serves as home for 12 arts companies. It was built during Robert Moses's program of urban renewal in the 1960s. It was the first gathering of major cultural institutions into a centralized location in a United States city, and is located between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues and between West 62nd and 66th Streets on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Lincoln Center cultural institutions also make use of facilities located away from the main campus. In 2004 Lincoln Center was expanded through the addition of Jazz at Lincoln Center's newly built facilities ( Frederick P. Rose Hall) at the new Time Warner Center, located a few blocks to the south. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lincoln Center"
The Lipstick Building is a 453 foot (137 metres) tall skyscraper located next to the Citicorp Center on Manhattan Island, New York, United States. It was completed in 1986. The building receives its name from the shape and colour it has which were based on a lipstick. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lipstick Building"
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