Archive | NYC Sights

Go like a Local: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge—the world’s first steel suspension bridge—is a beloved landmark and a cultural icon of NYC. It’s been celebrated in art, poetry, song, and on film. The mastermind behind the bridge called it “the greatest engineering work of the age… a great work of art.” And we have to agree! Here’s what to know […]

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Best Things to do in NYC: Visit Grand Central Terminal

New York’s Grand Central Terminal isn’t just a train depot—it’s the symbol of a bygone era and one of the most popular attractions in the world. But just because you’ve seen this iconic place in pictures and movies, don’t think that you know everything about it. The titanic train station is sitting on a treasure trove […]

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Grond Zero Memorial

The National September 11 Memorial is a tribute of remembrance to the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, as well as the six people killed in the World Trade Center bombing of 1993. Located at the site of the former World Trade Center complex, the groundzero memorial occupies approximately […]

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Crossroads of the World: The Walks Guide to Times Square Attractions

Times Square epitomizes New York City – big, chaotic, crowded, flashy, and awe-inspiring.  Known as “the Crossroads of the World,” this canyon-like space is created by the intersection of Broadway (curving westward) and Seventh Avenue.  Seen in photos, films and TV (especially every New Year’s Eve), it is one of the great gathering places of […]

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Art of Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center offers stunning examples of Art Deco design, architecture and art works.  Built at the height of the Great Depression, John D. Rockefeller set out to create a commercial center “as beautiful as possible.”  As you can see, he achieved that goal, offering some of the world’s most magnificent public art. (Click on the […]

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Best Attractions in New York: Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center

Rockefeller Center is the symbol of midtown Manhattan and easily one of the best attractions in New York. A complex of 19 buildings and plazas, located between Fifth and Seventh Avenues and 48th and 51st  Streets, Rockefeller Center was built to be a “city within a city.” And it is! It’s home to corporate headquarters, offices, […]

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Visiting The Empire State Building: What You Have to Know

The Empire State Building is New York’s most recognizable landmark and visiting the Empire State building is a must for anyone traveling in the city. “It’s nearest place we have in New York to heaven,” says the heroine of the classic film Love Affair (1939), gazing at the building in awe. If you want to […]

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