On this page you can find a sampling of some more famous NYC neighborhoods and landmarks.
One World Trade Center also called the Freedom Tower, is the tallest skyscraper in the United States and the primary building of the new World Trade Center complex that has been built after the terror attacks of September 11 2001.
The Flatiron building is a skyscraper build in Manhattan in 1902. It is called "Flatiron" due to its resemblence to a cast-iron clothing iron.
The Empire State Building is a skyscraper located in midtown Manhattan and is named after the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It was build in one year from 1930-1931.
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in midtown Manhattan near the United Nations building.
The Woolworth Building in lower Manhattan is an early US skyscraper and a historical langmark.
Carnegie Hall is a concert venue in midtown Manhattan. It is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for classical music and popular music.
Grand Central Terminal is a commuterrailroad terminal in midtown Manhattan. It is the largest long-distance passenger rail travel facility in the world by number of platforms.
The Waldorf Astoria New York is a luxury hotel in midtown Manhattan.
The American Museum of Natural History, located on the Upper West Side of Manhattan is one of the largest and most celebrated museums in the world.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long, street running west to east in lower Manhattan. It is the financial district of New York City and over time has become a reference for finance in the United States as a whole.
Times Square is a major commercial intersection at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue in midtown Manhattan. It is known as "The Crossroads of the World".
Union Square is an intersection in Manhattan located where Broadway and Fourth Avenue meet. The "Union" in Union Square refers to the "union" of the two streets at that location. There is a statue of George Washington at its entrance.
The Apollo Theatre on 125th Street in Harlem Manhattan
Harlem is a large neighborhood in the northern part of Manhattan. It is named after the Dutch city of Haarlem. It has been a major African-American residential, cultural and business center since the 1920s.
Little Italy is a major tourist and recreational area in lower Manhattan. It was originally a neighborhood with a very large Italian population.
Chinatown is an area in lower Manhattan that is the oldest and largest enclave of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere and outside of Asia.
Greenwich Village is a neighborhood on the west side of Manhattan, long known as the Bohemian capital of the United States. It has also become home of some of the most expensive real estate in the country.
City Hall is in lower Manhattan and is the oldest city hall in the United States that still houses government functions such as the Mayor's Office. Constructed in 1810 the building is a national historic landmark.
St. Patrick's Cathedral is a neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located in midtown Manhattan across the street from Rockefeller Center.
The MetLife Building is a skyscraper above Grand Central Terminal in midtown Manhattan. It was originally known as the Pan Am Building.
Columbus Circle is a heavily trafficked intersection in the midtown Manhattan at the southwest corner of Central Park. It is the point from which all official distances from New York City are measured. The circle is named after Christopher Columbus.
Rockefeller Center is a complex of 19 commercial buildings between 48th and 51st streets in midtown Manhattan that was built by the Rockefeller family.
Madison Square Garden is a multi-purpose indoor arena in midtown Manhattan.
The South Street Seaport is a historic area in the lower Manhattan, adjacent to the Financial District. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan, and includes the largest concentration of restored early 19th-century commercial buildings in the city.
Central Park is an urban park in the central of Manhattan that was opened in 1857 and is current size of 843 acres.
Battery Park City is a neighborhood at the southwestern tip of lower Manhattan. Itw as built on land that had been excavated during the construction of the original WOrld Trade Center in the 1970s.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the ten largest in the world.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) is an art museum located in midtown Manhattan. It is often identified as the most influential museum of modern art in the world.