While in NY – New York Attractions
New York Attractions
Time Square: Possibly the most well known, and brilliantly lit intersection in the U.S., Times Square is a “megatron” of commercial and theatrical life and the site of the annual televised New Year’s Eve Celebration.
Time Warner Center: Yet another architectural vision, the Times Warner building is a twin tower structure with private residences as well as upscale shopping stretched across an atrium bridge that spans the towers.
The High Line: A linear park stretching 1.45 miles built on an abandoned section of the New York Central Railroad track high above much of the Lower West Side.
The Empire State Building: Stretching into the sky above Midtown Manhattan at 102 stories, the Art Deco style of this iconic building has won recognition for being one of the 7 wonders of the modern world and has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
The Statue of Liberty: Standing proudly as a symbol of our nation’s unique liberty among the world, this piece of art created by a French sculptor, was a gift from the people of France to honor the U.S. and is a must see visit for anyone new to New York.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral: One of the most famous Roman Catholic Cathedrals and a landmark of New York, this local parish with its Neo-Gothic architectural stylings, stained glass and vibrant organs is a beautiful place to stop and wonder.
South Street Seaport: This designated historic district, is situated where Fulton Street meets the East River in Lower Manhattan and is home to numerous restored commercial buildings from the 19th century alongside 21st century shopping, dining, and nightlife.
Brooklyn Botanical Garden:A breathtaking 52 acre garden including several specialty gardens, plant collections and the Steinhardt Conservatory.