For the most part, skyscrapers dominate the cityscape of New York. Opened in 1902, the triangular Flatiron Building was one of the first skyscrapers in the city. Others include the 1915 Woolworth Building, the 1930s Chrysler Building built in Art Deco style, and the Rockefeller Center building complex completed in 1939 with the NBC studio. One of the most visited monuments in the world is the 1931 Empire State Building. About 3.5 million visitors every year look down from New York’s observation deck.
Well-known churches in the city include the Saint Patrick’s Cathedral completed in 1879, the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine, construction began in 1892, Trinity Church in the heart of Wall Street, St. John the Divine, the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism “and the” Armenian Apostolic Church of America’s Eastern Prelacy “.
The landmark of New York is the Statue of Liberty from 1886 on Liberty Island, New Jersey, south of Manhattan. Other significant buildings include New York’s main railway station and Grand Central Terminal, which opened in 1913. Then, be sure to visit the Brooklyn Bridge, which connects Manhattan and Brooklyn, as well as the world-famous Madison Square Garden and Carnegie Hall. On the East River in Manhattan is the building complex of the United Nations. Brooklyn Heights, an old residential neighborhood, as well as Greenwich Village with a triumphal arch and Jefferson Market Courthouse (now library) should definitely be visited to understand the character of New York. Ellis Island has been the former arrival point for immigrants.
Famous hotels include Wall Street’s Regent Wall Street (inaugurated in 1842), the Peninsula on 5th Avenue & 55th Street (inaugurated in 1900), The Plaza New York on 5th Avenue & Central Park (opened in 1907), Walldorf -Astoria on Park Avenue (opened in 1930), Carlyle on 76th Street (opened in 1931) and Four Seasons on 57th Street (opened in 1993).