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This is New York City


 
City Hall
New York, NY 10007
Located in City Hall Park, the Mayor and the City Council conduct the City's
business in this elegant, French Renaissance inspired building. The Northern
facade of City Hall was left unfinished when erected in 1803 - no one foresaw that the city would expend beyond Downtown.
(212) 788-9600
Fax (212) 788-2460
www.nyc.gov
South Street Seaport
Rare 18th and 19th century waterfront shipping buildings have been restored and now museum galleries. The Seaport maitains one of the world's largest collections of historic sailing ships, some of which are open to visitors.
(212) SEA-PORT
www.southstreetseaport.com
www.premiermarketplaces.com
Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Ave. (42nd-43rd Sts.) NYC 10017
New York City's fist skyscraper typifies 1930s Art Deco architecture. Known for its unusual night-lit skyscape spire. Public access limited to lobby.
Empire State Building
350 Fifth Avenue at 34th StreetNew York, NY 10118
New York's tallest skyscraper, this art deco building was declared a National Landmark in 1986. Two observatories offer amazing day or nighttime views of up to 80 miles.
Tel: (212)736-3100 . Toll free (877)NYCVIEW
Fax:(212)947-1360
www.esbnyc.com
The MetLife Building
200 Park Avenue, New York, NY.
Dining and shopping, just up the escalators from Grand Central.
Cafe' Centro - Cucina - Naples 45 - Tropica
Fleet Investment Center
Godiva Chocolatier and more
www.200parkavenue.com
Times Square
Seventh Ave.-Brodway, 42nd-47th Sts., Manhattan
Times Square became Times Square on April 9, 1904, when Longacre Square was renamed after the arrival of the New York Times headquarters on the triangle between Broadway, 42nd Street and 7th Avenue. In the early twentieth century, it was the major commercial culture center in the United States.
www.timessquarebid.org
Rockefeller Center
47th-52nd Sts., 5th-6th Ave., Manhattan
Built in the 1930s by John D. Rockefeller, it is the largest privately owned business and entertainment complex in the world. Home to Radio City Music Hall, 35 restaurants and specialty shops and the famous ice skating rink.
(212)632-3975
www.rockefellercenter.com
The statue of Atlas
New York, NY.
The statue of Atlas is right across the street from St. Patrick's Cathedral. Lee Lawrie designed this 4,000 lb (1,800 kg) bronze statue at the entrance to the International Building on Fifth Avenue at West 50th Street. Atlas is one of twelve of Lawrie's works found in the center.

New York Public Library
5th Avenue at 42nd Street, NYC 10018
This Midtown landmark Beaux-Arts building is one of the largest public libraries in the world. Bibliophiles can wander among the stacks holding more than 6 million volumes, manuscripts, documents and a collection of rare stamps guarded by the twin marble lions, "Patience and Fortitude."
(212)221-7676 / (212) 869-8089
www.nypl.org
United Nations
First Ave at 46th., NYC 10017
Multilingual tours feature General Assembly Hall, Council chambers, art installations. Special exhibits. Gift shop, bookstore, restaurant, stamp counter. Admission. Seven days.
212-963-TOUR (8687)
www.un.org/tours
World Financial Center
200 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10281
Four granite and glass towers, topped with geometric copper roofs, form the World Financial Center. Explore the complex, which is home to the North Cove yacht harbor and the New York Mercantile Exchange. Don't miss the dazzling glass enclosed Winter Garden and its grove of sixteen 50-foot-tall palm trees. (212)945-0505
www.worldfinancialcenter.com
City Island
www.cityisland.com/history.html
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
2500 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY.
718-931-9270
Founded in 1693, completed in 1853.
The altar and baptismal font were donated by Queen Anne in 1706.

St. Bartholomew's Church
109 East 50th Street, New York, NY 10022.
Phone: 212-378-0200 Fax: 212-378-0281
Church entrance:
Park Avenue between 50th and 51st
Founded in January 1835. Designed by james Renwick, the architect of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
www.stbarts.org
Cathedral of Saint Patrick
460 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022.
Phone: 212-753-2261 Fax: 212-755-4128
This is one of the largest Cathedrals in the United States, seating more than 2,400 people and is one of Midtown's most beloved attractions-for both its artistic and spiritual merits.
   


 

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