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40 Wall Street (The Trump Building)

40 Wall Street (The Trump Building)
New York, New York, 10005
40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper originally known as The Bank of the Manhattan Company building. It was completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction, and was the tallest building in the world for less than 2 months.

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.

Bronx Zoo

Bronx Zoo
New York, New York
The largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, the Bronx Zoo comprises 265 acres of parklands and naturalistic habitats and is home to over 4,000 animals.

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.

Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall
New York, New York, 10019
Carnegie Hall is named after Andrew Carnegie, who paid for its construction. It was intended as a venue for the Oratorio Society of New York and the New York Symphony Society, on whose boards Carnegie served.

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.

Chrysler Building

Chrysler Building
New York, New York
Standing at 1,047 feet high (319 m), the Chrysler Building was briefly the world's tallest building before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. It is still the world's tallest brick building.

Ellis Island

Ellis Island
New York, New York
Between 1892 and 1954, over 12 million European immigrants passed through the processing station at Ellis Island. Today, the island is home to a museum dedicated to immigration and the idea of seeking a new and better life in America.

Empire State Building

Empire State Building
New York, New York
It stood as the world's tallest building for more than forty years, from its completion in 1931 until the construction of the World Trade Center North Tower in 1972. It is now once again the tallest building in New York.

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.

Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
New York, New York
The park was the site of two world's fairs. It is also famous for its part in the movie "Men In Black."

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.

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture
New York, New York, 10011
An art school formed in the mid 1960s, NYC's Studio School currently occupies the building that previously housed the Whitney Museum of Art.

PanAm Worldport JFK

PanAm Worldport JFK
New York, New York
Historically significant air terminal that has been targeted for demolition, and it should be saved.

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty
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. Statue of Liberty
  2. Ellis Island
  3. Big Duck
  4. 40 Wall Street (The Trump Building)
  5. Empire State Building
  6. Bronx Zoo
  7. Astroland
  8. New York State Capitol
  9. Brooklyn Bridge
  10. Charles B. Wang Center

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