In 1811, the city planners of New York City began a massive building execution of the grid, which is now a major characteristic of Manhattan. Broadway, as we know it, was born. All existing roads were redesigned according to this concept; only Broadway was spared. The theater district sits between the 41st and 53rd Street and between the Sixth and Ninth Avenues.
Empire State Building
The Empire State. It stood as the world’s tallest building for more than forty years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center’s North Tower was completed in 1972.
Around 100 years ago the New York Times wanted to move out of their Park Row location to a 42nd street location called Long Acre Square. So the Times began construction of a 363ft high 25 story building called the Times Tower
St. Patrick’s Church
St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of New York, His Excellency Timothy M. Dolan. 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. 460 Madison Ave, New York, NY
Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, Built between 1858 and 1873, Central Park is the most visited urban park in the nation, attracting more than 20 million visitors a year. In 1858 when construction on Central Park began at 59th Street, Manhattan had only been developed to 38th Street. The Park is 843 acres, 2.5 miles long a half mile wide, 58 miles of pathways, 26 ballfields, 21 playgrounds, 9,000 Park benches, 57 monuments and sculptures and 7 bodies of water. Central Park seems so natural, people may not realize it is entirely man-made.
NY Stock Exchange
The NYSE is operated by NYSE Euronext, which was formed by the NYSE’s 2007 merger with the fully electronic stock exchange Euronext. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of four rooms used for the facilitation of trading. 11 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005
World Trade Center
The World Trade Center (WTC) was a complex in Lower Manhattan in New York City whose seven buildings were destroyed in 2001 in the September 11 terrorist attacks. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the attacks.
Gracie Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of the City of New York. Built in 1799, it is located in Carl Schurz Park, at East End Avenue and Eighty-eighth Street in Manhattan. 88th Street & East End Avenue , New York, NY 1012
Radio City Music Hall
More than 300 million people have come to the Music Hall to enjoy stage shows, movies, concerts and special events. There’s no place like it to see a show or stage a show. Everything about it is larger than life. 1260 Avenue of the Americas, New York
South Street Seaport
The South Street Seaport is the historic area in the New York City borough of Manhattan, located where Fulton Street meets the East River, and adjacent to the Financial District. Fulton & South Streets, Pier 17, New York, New York 10038
Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea-Air-Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. It is located at Pier 86 at 46th Street on the West Side of Manhattan. The museum showcases the World War II aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the submarine USS Growler, a Concorde SST and a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane. Pier 86, W 46th St and 12th Ave., New York
The Flatiron Building, or Fuller Building as it was originally called, is located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, and is considered to be one of the first skyscrapers ever built. 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
The Chrysler Building in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. Standing at 1,047 ft it was the world’s tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. 405 Lexington Avenue, Manhattan, NY
Grand Central Station
Grand Central Terminal/ Grand Central Station – is a terminal station at 42nd Street and Park Avenue in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. Built by and named for the New York Central Railroad in the heyday of American long-distance passenger trains, it is the largest train station in the world by number of platforms: 44, with 67 tracks along them. They are on two levels, both below ground, with 41 tracks on the upper level and 26 on the lower, though the total number of tracks along platforms and in yards exceeds 100. 89 E. 42nd Street at Park Avenue,, New York City