English Language Learning




New York - Sights

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This famous skyscraper is 792 feet tall and was completed in 1913 by the owner of the five and dime chain. It was nick-named early the “Cathedral of Commerce”.
It was a gift from France to a young new America and stands on a small island 15 minutes away from the mainland.
This huge department store was opened in 1853. Its logo has included a star in one form or another, which comes from a tattoo of its founder.
It is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres (89,000 m2) between 48th and 51st streets in Manhattan which also has an ice skating rink.
It’s the world’s largest one located at 112th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in Manhattan.
Known as the Crossroads of the World, it is the heart of New York City, where commerce meets the performing arts, a magnet for both business and tourism.
Located on the banks of the East River, this international zone is the only section of land in Manhattan that is not part of the United States.
It spans two and a half miles from 59th Street to 110th Street and half a mile from Fifth Avenue to Eighth Avenue. It’s the green oasis of New York.
It is known worldwide as the heart of the American theatre industry.
It is a 0.7 miles, eight-block-long street in Lower Manhattan. Over time, the term has become a metonym for the financial markets of the United States.
It is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. When it was completed in 1902 it was one of the tallest buildings in the city.
It is a 103-story skyscraper located in Manhattan which was the world’s tallest building until 1970.
One of New York City's finest office buildings, it was designed as a tribute to the booming automotive industry.
Located near Central Park it is the home to an important collection of modern art.