Famous buildings, sites, and monuments in New York City: ...more on Wikipedia about "List of famous buildings, sites, and monuments in New York City"
The Little Red Lighthouse is a small lighthouse located in New York City. It was made famous by the 1942 children's book The Little Red Lighthouse and the Great Gray Bridge by Hildegarde Swift and Lynd Ward. ...more on Wikipedia about "Little Red Lighthouse"
Macy's is the name of a chain of American department stores including a flagship store in New York City which has long been billed as the "world's largest." The company is also well-known for sponsoring Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, an annual parade in New York City. Macy's is part of Federated Department Stores. ...more on Wikipedia about "Macy's"
Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. The first two were located at Madison Square, thus the name. Subsequently a new 20,000-seat Garden was built at 50th Street and 8th Avenue, and the current Garden is at 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd Streets, situated on top of Pennsylvania Station. The present arena is informally known to some by its advertising slogan, "The World's Most Famous Arena". ...more on Wikipedia about "Madison Square Garden"
The New Amsterdam Theatre is a playhouse located at 214 West 42nd Street in New York City's Broadway district. It was built in 1903 by the partnership of impresarios A.L. Erlanger and Marcus Klaw and designed in the Art Nouveau style by architects Herts and Tallant. At the time of construction, it was the largest theatre in New York with a seating capacity of 1,702. ...more on Wikipedia about "New Amsterdam Theatre"
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. ...more on Wikipedia about "New York Botanical Garden"
New York City Center is a 2,750-seat performing arts venue located on West 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in Manhattan, New York City. It is one block south of Carnegie Hall. City Center is especially known as a performing home for several major dance companies as well as the Encores! series and most recently the Fall for Dance Festival. ...more on Wikipedia about "New York City Center"
New York City Hall is the center of New York City's municipal government. City Hall is located in Lower Manhattan, on Murray Street between Broadway and Park Row. It faces south to the recently renovated City Hall Park (formerly The Common). ...more on Wikipedia about "New York City Hall"
The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission is the New York City agency charged with administering New York's Landmarks Preservation Law. ...more on Wikipedia about "New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission"
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. The other New York public systems are those of Brooklyn and Queens. ...more on Wikipedia about "New York Public Library"
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. Its share volume was exceeded by that of NASDAQ (historic comparison graph - PDF) during the 1990s, but the total market capitalization of companies listed on the NYSE is five times that of companies listed on NASDAQ. The NYSE agreed to merge with the fully electronic stock exchange Archipelago Holdings in late April 2005. ...more on Wikipedia about "New York Stock Exchange"
The City of New York's public sculptures would make a long list. The Statue of Liberty stands on an island in the harbor and belongs not to New York but to the world. While still part of New York, it surrounded by waters that are part of New Jersey and the city of Jersey City. Still, it is often symbolic of everything that New York City represents. ...more on Wikipedia about "Outdoor sculpture in New York City"
P. J. Clarke's established 1884 the famous saloon is in a building located at 915 Third Avenue on the northeast corner of 55th Street in New York City that dates to 1864 or 1868 in the city records. ...more on Wikipedia about "P. J. Clarke's"
The Pierpont Morgan Library, originally the private library of J. P. Morgan, was converted to a public institution in 1924 as a memorial by his son, John Pierpont Morgan, Jr. ( 1867- 1943). ...more on Wikipedia about "Pierpont Morgan Library" Everybody should like shortopedia New_York_City_landmarks
The Plaza Hotel in New York City is a landmark 19-story hotel on the corner of Fifth Avenue and Central Park South in Manhattan, currently closed and undergoing renovations. Its main entrance faces the southern portion of Grand Army Plaza— commemorating the Army of the Union in the Civil War. Grand Army Plaza is in two sections, bisected by Central Park South. The section in front of the Plaza Hotel is centered by the Pulitzer Fountain, of Abundance by Karl Bitter, funded by the will of the newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer: the statue in the fountain is actually Pomona, Roman goddess of fruits and nuts. The north side of Grand Army Plaza, a cutout from Central Park, has the glorious Augustus Saint-Gaudens part-gilded bronze equestrian statue of General Sherman. Grand Army Plaza provided the original main entrance to the carriage drives of Central Park. ...more on Wikipedia about "Plaza Hotel"
The Racquet and Tennis Club is located at 370 Park Avenue, between East 52nd and 53rd Streets, New York, New York. ...more on Wikipedia about "Racquet and Tennis Club"
The Rhinelander Mansion sometimes called The Gertrude Rhinelander Waldo Mansion was named a National Historic Landmark in 1980. It is a massive French Renaissance Revival mansion and one of the few remaining turn-of-the century great homes in Manhattan. It was originally designed in the 1890s by Kimball & Thompson and built in 1898. It is located at 867 Madison Avenue on the south east corner of 72nd Street. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rhinelander Mansion"
Riverside Church is a interdenominational church on the border of the Morningside Heights and Harlem neighborhoods on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City, famous not only for its elaborate, gothic style architecture, but also as a center for the promotion of causes related to social justice. ...more on Wikipedia about "Riverside Church"
Scores is a strip club in Manhattan, New York City, and is one of several "gentlemen's clubs" which changed the face of adult entertainment in that city during the early 1990s and has gained wider notoriety mostly due to Howard Stern. ...more on Wikipedia about "Scores (strip club)"
South Street Seaport is a historic area of New York City, located where Fulton Street meets the East River, and adjacent to the Financial District. The Seaport is usually considered a historical district, distinct from the neighboring Financial District. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan. This includes renovated original mercantile buildings from the early 19th century, renovated sailing ships, Fulton Fish Market, and modern tourist malls featuring food, shopping and nightlife, with a view of Brooklyn Bridge. ...more on Wikipedia about "South Street Seaport"
Split Rock is a large spherical granite boulder measuring approximately 25 feet across and located in the borough of The Bronx in New York City, at the southeast corner of the New York State Thruway and the Hutchinson River Parkway near the border of the Bronx and Westchester County and the town of Pelham Manor. ...more on Wikipedia about "Split Rock (Bronx, New York)"
www.shortopedia.com moments. New_York_City_landmarks
St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located at 50th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, just across the street from Rockefeller Center. ...more on Wikipedia about "St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York"
St. Thomas Episcopal Church has been a New York institution since its founding in 1823/4. It has had four buildings, the first two 'uptown' on Broadway at Houston Street before it moved further uptown to Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street in 1870. The third building, scene of the marriage of Consuelo Vanderbilt to the 9th Duke of Marlborough, was designed by Richard Upjohn. It burned in 1905. ...more on Wikipedia about "St. Thomas Episcopal Church, New York"
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 returning Americans, visitors, and immigrants. ...more on Wikipedia about "Statue of Liberty"
The Strawberry Fields memorial is the name given to a garden in New York's Central Park, dedicated to the memory of musician John Lennon, and named after one of his songs, " Strawberry Fields Forever." It was designed by landscape architect Bruce Kelly (1948-1993), one of the principal members of the Central Park Conservancy's management at the time and the chief landscape architect for the Conservancy's restoration planning team. ...more on Wikipedia about "Strawberry Fields Memorial" Can you feel it? http://www.shortopedia.com. New_York_City_landmarks
Previous page Next page
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia . Direct links to the original articles are in the text.
If you use exact copy or modified of this article you should preserve above paragraph and put also : It uses material from the Shortopedia article about "New York City landmarks".
|MAIN PAGE||MAIN INDEX||CONTACT US|