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  1. 2. <ul><li>New York - the largest city in the U.S. and one of the largest cities in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>New York City is a city in the southern end of the state of New York, and is the most populous city in the United States of America. The population of 8.3 million people from the suburbs - 20.61 million. New York City is a global economic center, with its business, finance, trading, law, and media organizations influential worldwide. The city is also an important cultural center, with many museums, galleries, and performance venues. Home of the United Nations, the city is a hub for international diplomacy. </li></ul>Manhattan Bronx Brooklyn Staten Island Queens Bronx
  2. 3. <ul><li>The five boroughs: 1: Manhattan , 2: Brooklyn , 3: Queens , 4: Bronx , 5: Staten Island </li></ul>New York City is comprised of five boroughs, an unusual form of government used to administer the five constituent counties that make up the city.
  3. 4. <ul><li>Manhattan (pop. 1,593,200) is the most densely populated borough of New York City and home to most of the city's skyscrapers . The borough contains the major business and financial centers of the city and many cultural attractions, including numerous museums, the Broadway theatre district and Madison Square Garden . Manhattan is loosely divided into Downtown , Midtown , and Uptown regions. Uptown Manhattan is divided by Central Park into the Upper East Side and the Upper West Side , and above the park is Harlem. </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Wall Street - the name of a small narrow street that leads from Broadway to the river shore of the East River. It is considered the historic center of the city's Financial District. The main attraction of the street - New York Stock Exchange. In a figurative sense as well call itself the exchange, and the entire U.S. stock market as a whole. Sam's financial district is sometimes also called Wall Street. </li></ul>Wall Street
  5. 6. <ul><li>New York City Hall is the seat of the government of New York City. The building is the oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions. Constructed from 1803 to 1812, New York City Hall is a National Historic Landmark and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>World Trade Center - a complex of seven buildings designed by Minoru Yamasaki, American architect of Japanese descent, and officially opened April 4, 1973. September 11, 2001 WTC complex was destroyed in a terrorist attack. Sometimes these towers are called &quot;the symbol of U.S. global domination.&quot; </li></ul>World Trade Center
  7. 8. <ul><li>The Manhattan Municipal Building - a building height of 177 meters. Construction began in 1909 and ended in 1912. The skyscraper is the first building to the metro station at the bottom. This is one of the largest government buildings in the world. There are 13 municipal agencies in New York, 16,000 people each year get married in a Manhattan office wedding. Here, 25 floors of working space (there are 33 elevators) with 15 additional floors in the tower. </li></ul>Manicipal Building
  8. 9. <ul><li>Washington Square Park is one of the best-known of New York City's 1, 9 00 public parks. At 39,000 m², it is a major landmark in the Manhattan neighborhood of Greenwich Village, as well as a popular meeting place and center for cultural activity. It is operated by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation. Most of the buildings surrounding the park now belong to New York University. The university rents the park for its graduation ceremonies, and uses the Arch as a symbol. </li></ul>Washington Square Park
  9. 10. <ul><li>Greenwich Village - green area. In the center area is the famous park on Washington Square (Washington Square Park), which are concentrated around academic buildings at New York University. In the area of ​​many small squares, as well as numerous sports facilities, one of which are city-wide contest street - ball. </li></ul><ul><li>In the Village found shelter many non-Broadway theaters, jazz clubs, comedy clubs, Greenwich Village Orchestra. </li></ul>Greenwich Village
  10. 11. <ul><li>The Chinatown - populated Chinese districts in the non-Chinese cities. Centers of commerce, tourism and Chinese culture. However, in the Chinatowns sometimes there are problems of ethnic Chinese criminal groups </li></ul>Chinatown
  11. 12. <ul><li>Broadway - the name of the widest and longest street in New York (more than 25 km). On Broadway, goes the famous theater district, so the street name has become synonymous with American art of the theater. Broadway street is called business as it is situated on a huge number of office buildings and businesses. </li></ul>Broadway &quot;Everybody knows that Broadway - the street smart New World. This is the aorta, which carries the best blood of our system. All that is on our continent, refined, passed through this street. Here, the best arranged exhibitions, caravans arrive here from all over the world. &quot;Edgar Allan Poe
  12. 13. <ul><li>Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the U.S., its length is 1825 meters, it crosses the East River and connects Manhattan and Brooklyn in New York City. At the time of completion it was the largest suspension bridge in the world and the first bridge, which was used in the construction of steel wire. The bridge cost about 15.1 million dollars. </li></ul>Brooklyn Bridge
  13. 14. <ul><li>Pennsylvania Station in use Penn Station - railway station in New York, one of the busiest in the world, is the underground level of entertainment and office complex Pennsylvania Plaza. The station was built in 1905-10 years. This complex is considered one of the major attractions of Manhattan. </li></ul>Pennsylvania Station
  14. 15. <ul><li>Times Square - the area in Midtown Manhattan. One of the most popular and frequently visited places in New York. The area got its name from the previously found here the main office of the newspaper The New York Times. Times Square is nicknamed &quot;the crossroads of the world,&quot; &quot;Great White Way&quot; has achieved the status to be significant place in world peace and a symbol of New York. </li></ul>Times Square
  15. 16. <ul><li>Empire State Building rises to 443 meters. Total 102 floors. The building has 85 floors of commercial and office space </li></ul><ul><li>It has a total area of ​​about 254 000 m ². In 1986, the Empire State Building is listed in the United States National Historic Landmark. </li></ul>Empire State Building
  16. 17. <ul><li>The New York Public Library - one of the largest libraries in the world. In addition, one of the largest research library systems in the world. It is a private nonprofit organization with a public mission and enjoys both private and public funding. Currently, the New York Public Library consists of 87 departments, four academic libraries non-lending, the four main libraries in the issuance of a lending library for people with disabilities and 77 district branches. Enjoyment of all the libraries of the NYPL free to all comers . </li></ul>Public Library
  17. 18. <ul><li>Rockefeller Center - a large office building, which was built in Midtown Manhattan. This &quot;city within a city.&quot; Here are the headquarters of various corporations. This complex of 19 commercial buildings with their own restaurants, shops, theaters, post offices </li></ul>Rockfeller Center
  18. 19. <ul><li>Madison Square Garden ( MSG ) is a sports complex in New York, USA, the venue of international competitions in several sports and the home arena for the NBA and NHL teams. The complex was built in the late XIX century. Throughout its history, Madison Square Garden has been rebuilt three times. Each year, the arena is about 320 different activities. Madison Square Garden is the home arena for the New York Rangers (NHL), New York Knicks (NBA), New York Liberty (WNBA). Arena annually takes a lot of concerts. </li></ul>Madison Square Garden
  19. 20. <ul><li>Chrysler Building - a skyscraper of the company «Chrysler Corporation», built in 1930, one of the symbols of New York. The building height of 319 m (1046 ft) is located in the eastern part of Manhattan. In 2007, the Commission for Architecture New York Skyscraper Chrysler identified the &quot;most beautiful skyscrapers of Manhattan,&quot; It came in the top ten beautiful skyline of New York, took first place. </li></ul>Chrysler Building
  20. 21. <ul><li>St. Patrick's Cathedral - Catholic Church in New York. The cathedral is included in the register of National Historic Landmark of the United States. It is the largest built in the Gothic Revival style, the U.S. Catholic church. The cathedral is located at the crossroads of Fiftieth Street and Fifth Avenue, in front of Rockefeller Center. </li></ul>St. Patrick's Cathedral
  21. 22. <ul><li>Central Park in New York is one of the largest and best known parks in the world. The park is located on the island of Manhattan between 59th and 110th streets and Fifth and Eighth Avenue, and thus has a rectangular shape. The length of the park - 4 km, width - 800 m, total area - 3.4 km ². Park attended by about 25 million people a year, he is the most visited park in the United States, [1] and show it in many movies and television shows made ​​the park one of the most famous in the world. </li></ul>Central Park
  22. 23. <ul><li>Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum - Museum of Art in USA, one of the leading collections of contemporary art in the world. Traces its history to the creation in 1937, the Guggenheim Foundation. The founder of the museum - philanthropist Solomon Guggenheim, Robert. Externally, the museum looks like an inverted pyramid-shaped tower. This building is considered one of the most striking works of architecture of the XX century. Construction of the museum was completed in 1959, when Solomon Guggenheim and Frank Wright was no longer alive. </li></ul>Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum
  23. 24. <ul><li>Staff researchers of the museum is more than 200 people. Museum finances about 100 field expeditions each year. The museum is located in the park area and a 25 interconnected buildings that house 46 permanent exhibits, research laboratories and the famous library. The museum's collection more than 32 million copies, only some of which can be displayed simultaneously. </li></ul>Museum of Natural History
  24. 25. <ul><li>The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world's largest and most important art museums. The main building is located on the eastern edge of Central Park. The Met's permanent collection contains more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. In addition to its permanent exhibitions, the Met organizes and hosts large traveling shows throughout the year. </li></ul>Metropolitan Museum of Art
  25. 26. <ul><li>Columbia University, the official name of Columbia University in New York City - one of the most famous universities in the U.S., is part of an elite Ivy League. The university was founded in 1754 as King's College. In 1758 the Royal College began to assign degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1784, included in the State University of New York and was renamed Columbia College. Since 1787 he is a private institution run by the Board of Trustees. In 1912 the college awarded university status. </li></ul><ul><li>School of Journalism, Columbia University awarded one of the most prestigious awards in journalism - the Pulitzer Prize. </li></ul>Columbia University

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