Wall Street Financial District

Photo Description The Wall Street Financial District is an area at the southern end of Manhattan. It includes Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange as well as other financial institutions.The Wall Street Financial District is an area at the southern end of Manhattan. It includes...

Wall Street Financial District
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Bedford-Stuyvesant Historic District

Photo Description Take Duke Ellington’s famous “A” train to Utica Avenue, and emerge in Brooklyn’s largest African-American community, historic Bedford-Stuyvesant. Long, lovely rows of bay-fronted townhouses in the twelve-block Stuyvesant Heights Historic District...

Bedford-Stuyvesant Historic District
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Queens Zoo/Wildlife Center

Photo Description The Queens Zoo, a tribute to American animals, opened to the public on June 25, 1992. It was the second of three “city zoos” to be renovated and operated by Wildlife Conservation Society, through a partnership with the New York City Department of Parks and...

Queens Zoo/Wildlife Center
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Grant’s Tomb

Photo #img1 #img1 #img1 Description This memorial to Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Union commander of the Civil War, includes the tomb of General Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant. A West Point graduate, Grant served in the Mexican War and at various frontier posts, before rapidly rising...

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

Madame Tussaud’s

Photo #img1 #img1 Description Once in a lifetime opportunity to get up-close and personal with famous people! Imagine standing side-by-side with A-listers, world leaders. politicians and icons. The city’s most exciting, interactive, “must do” attraction in the heart of...

Madame Tussaud’s
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Statue of Liberty

Photo Description New York’s historic symbol of freedom stands tall in the harbor. Tours have been postponed indefinitely, only the grounds are available. Located on a 12 acre island, the Statue of “Liberty Enlightening the World” was a gift of friendship from the...

Statue of Liberty
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Valentine-Varian House

Photo Description The Valentine-Varian House was built in 1758, when carriages traveled the nearby Boston Post Road through a Bronx that was still mostly farmland. The second oldest house in the borough stands today inside a wrought-iron fence in a small park in the Norwood neighborhood...

Valentine-Varian House
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Prospect Park

Photo Description Prospect Park is a 526-acre urban oasis located in the heart of Brooklyn, New York City’s most populous borough. The masterpiece of famed landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, who also designed Central Park, Prospect Park features the...

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

High Rock Park

Photo Description High Rock Park contains five ponds and various wetlands, including Walker Pond and Loosestrife Swamp. There are also six walking trails, along which visitors can see stands of red maples, Highbush blueberries, and patches of skunk cabbage. Wood ducks, Great blue herons,...

High Rock Park
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel

Trinity Church

Photo Description Founded in 1697, Trinity Church is a vibrant Episcopal parish, where 18 weekly worship services form the heart of its Christian identity. Beyond that, Trinity’s identity is as complex as the world it serves. It is a grant-making organization, streaming funds...

Trinity Church
posted on: May 13, 2011 | author: new york travel
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