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Astroland

Astroland
New York, New York
First opened in 1962, Astroland covers 3.1 acres on Coney Island.

Big Duck

Big Duck
Flanders, Suffolk County, New York
The Big Duck was an advertising gimmick built by a farmer to sell duck eggs and other poultry. The building has been moved several times and is now located between Flanders and Hampton Bays on Long Island.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn Bridge
New York, New York
The Brooklyn Bridge stretches 5,989 feet (1825 m) over the East River connecting the New York City boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Charles B. Wang Center

Charles B. Wang Center
Stony Brook, New York
The Charles B. Wang Center is dedicated to presenting an understanding of Asian and Asian American cultures. The facility serves as a conference center and cultural, professional, and intellectual event venue.

Flatiron Building

Flatiron Building
New York, New York, 10010
The Flatiron Building was designed by Chicago's Daniel Burnham in the Beaux-Arts style. The 22-story building, with a height of 285 ft (87 meters), is one of the oldest surviving skyscrapers in Manhattan.

Hall of Fame for Great Americans

Hall of Fame for Great Americans
New York, New York
The "Hall of Fame" is an open-air colonnade, 630 feet in length. Placed along the colonnade are bronze busts of American-born people who have contribute to the economic, political, or cultural life of the nation.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York, New York
The Met measures almost a quarter mile long and occupies more than two million square feet, more than 20 times the size of the original 1880 building.

New York State Capitol

New York State Capitol
Albany, New York, 12224
The Capitol was constructed between 1867 and 1899 and inspired by the City Hall in Paris, France. The building is constructed in both the Romanesque and Renaissance revival styles.

Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World)

Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World)
Jersey City, New York County, New York
The sculptor was Frederic Auguste Bartholdi. Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, the designer of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, designed the internal framework that supports the copper plates that make up the statue.

Woolworth Building

Woolworth Building
New York, New York, 10007
The Woolworth Building, at fifty-seven stories, is one of the oldest skyscrapers in New York City. It is still one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States as well as one of the twenty tallest buildings in New York City.

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Top 10 Most Popular New York Landmarks

  1. 40 Wall Street (The Trump Building)
  2. Ellis Island
  3. Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World)
  4. Bronx Zoo
  5. Brooklyn Bridge
  6. Big Duck
  7. Flatiron Building
  8. Chrysler Building
  9. Carnegie Hall
  10. Astroland

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