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Twin Towers

The fabled Twin Towers were the city’s tallest skyscrapers until the Freedom Tower. They are most noted for being hosts to one the country’s most tragic disasters, known as  9/11. The 110-story buildings were a visitor attraction due to the various shops and restaurants placed just beneath the buildings. Designers made up the World Trade Center complex of seven buildings,[…]

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St. Patrick’s Cathedral

The St. Patrick’s Cathedral has an incredibly unique and vintage construction style. It is also noted for being a symbol of the success of New York’s immigrant Irish Catholic population. St. Patrick’s Cathedral is the largest Catholic cathedral in the United States, as well as the eleventh largest in the world. History In 1828, the plot where the Cathedral now sits was[…]

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Broadway

Broadway attracts thousands of visitors and tourists because of its abundant theaters and eye-catching lights of Times Square. It also happens to have a very rich history that goes back centuries. The part of Broadway running directly through the Theater District and Times Square is packed with theaters, cinemas, and restaurants. Broadway history Manhattan’s earliest inhabitants, the Native[…]

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Rockefeller Center

Apart from being a tourist attraction, Rockefeller Center is also the first architecturally coordinated development in New York City. The complex includes business buildings, underground walkways, theaters, shops and much more. It is the world’s largest privately-owned business and entertainment center. There are many tourist and visitor attractions in Rockefeller Center; the most famed building, however, is[…]

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Central Park

New York’s Central Park is the first urban landscape park in the U.S.A. The original purpose of the park was to disprove European views that Americans had no appreciation for cultural refinement; but had a selfish materialism that prevented interest in the greater and common good. History of Central Park The park was planned in the early[…]