Ellis Island

Photo Description From 1892 to 1954, over twelve million immigrants entered the United States through the portal of Ellis Island, a small island in New York Harbor. Ellis Island is located in the upper bay just off the New Jersey coast, within the shadow of the Statue of Liberty.From...

Ellis Island
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

New York Stock Exchange

Photo Description The New York Stock Exchange traces its origins back more than 200 years, to the signing of the Buttonwood Agreement by 24 New York City stockbrokers and merchants in 1792. Centuries of growth and innovation later, the NYSE remains the world’s foremost securities...

New York Stock Exchange
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Tavern on the Green Restaurant

Photo Description One of New York’s most successful restaurants dazzles with a flourishing garden and twinkling trees at night. Make sure to book a reservation well in advance. This place serves patrons a new American cuisine. Expect to pay over $30 per person.One of New...

Tavern on the Green Restaurant
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Trump Tower

Photo Description The Trump Tower is one of New York’s Trump-named luxury properties that includes shopping, office and residential condo floors. There are 5 levels in the grand atrium with some of the world’s more exclusive shops. Address 725 5th Avenue New York, NY 10022...

Trump Tower
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

St Patricks Catherdral

Photo Description St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of New York, Edward M. Egan. It is the largest decorated gothic-style Catholic Cathedral in the United States and has been recognized throughout its history as a center of Catholic life in this country.St....

St Patricks Catherdral
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Rockefeller Center

Photo Description Today, Rockefeller Center is a fascinating combination of contradictions: at once futuristic and classical, with soaring buildings and underground tunnels, inspired by both hard-headed commercialism and philanthropic idealism. Below street level, the Center’s...

Rockefeller Center
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Astroland Amusement Park

Photo Description The only real Coney Island experience is the smell of hot dogs, ocean air, and screams from the thrill rides at Astroland. Find over 10 games of skill, 3 Arcades, 2 Coney Island Style Restaurants. NYC largest amusement park, home of the world-famous Cyclone!. It first...

Astroland Amusement Park
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Columbia University

Photo Description Columbia University was founded in 1754 as King’s College by royal charter of King George II of England. It is the oldest institution of higher learning in the state of New York and the fifth oldest in the United States. Since 1897, the University has resided at...

Columbia University
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

North Wind Undersea Institute

Photo Description North Wind was co-founded in 1976 by Michael Sandlofer and performer, Richie Havens, to educate young people about the plight of the environment. It is a hands-on Learning Center featuring The Undersea World of the Bronx exhibit. The Museum is temporarily closed.North...

North Wind Undersea Institute
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

The Greenbelt Nature Center

Photo Description The Greenbelt Nature Center is open from 11 am – 5 pm, Wednesday through Sunday, November through March. Located at the intersection of Brielle and Rockland avenues, the center, which is FREE and open to all, offers access to the hiking trail system, and a variety...

The Greenbelt Nature Center
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel
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