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  • 1. New York City
  • 2. New York City
    • Empire State Building
    • Statue of Liberty
    • Central Park
    • Times Square
    • Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • Broadway
    • Ground Zero
  • 3. Empire State Building
  • 4. Empire State Building
    • Name – New york’s State nickname
    • Hight – 381 meters
    • Steps – 1.086
    • Built – 1931
    • Floors – 102
    • Windows – 6.500
    • Elevators – 73
    • Location – 350 Fifth Avenue – NY
    • Previous Tallest – Chrysler Building
    • Surpassed by – World Trade Center
    • Designed by – Shreve, Lamb and Harmon
  • 5. Statue of Liberty
  • 6. Statue of Liberty
    • Name – Liberty Enlightening The World
    • Area – 49,000 m2
    • Location – Liberty Island/ New York Harbor
        • Designer – Gustave Eiffel
        • Given to the USA by France in the late 19th Century
        • Sculptor – Frederic Aguste Bartholdi
        • One of the most recognizable icons of the USA .
        • It represents liberty and escape from oppression
  • 7. Statue of Liberty
    • Visitation – 3,618,053 in 2004
    • Height – 93 meters (this include the
    • foundation and the pedestal.)
    • Security
    • Meaning - Torch, Tablet and Crown.
  • 8. Central Park
  • 9. Central Park
    • Large Public Urban Park
    • Area – 341 km2
    • Location – Manhattan – NYC
    • Divided by – North, South and West
    • One of the world’s most famous city parks
    • Designed by – Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux
    • Several Artificial lakes, extensive walking tracks, two ice-skating rinks, wildlife sanctuary, grassy areas and playgrounds.
    • Bird Watchers
    • Crime / Safety
  • 10. Times Square
  • 11. Times Square
    • Named after the one-time headquarters of the New York Times.
    • Center of the 42nd street and Broadway
    • Quickly grew as a cultural hub full of theaters, music halls and fancy hotels.
    • The Density of iluminated signs in Times Square now
    • rivals Las Vegas.
  • 12. Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • 13. Metropolitan Museum of Art
    • 3,000,000 objects.
    • Seeds - July, 4th 1966
    • Incorporated – 1870
    • The Met - known to most New
    • Yorkers
    • One of the largest and most comprehensive art museums in the world.
    • In 1880 moved to present location in Central Park on 5th Avenue between 80th and 84th streets.
  • 14. Broadway
  • 15. Broadway
    • Wide Avenue in NYC.
    • The name broadway is an English translation of the Dutch name Breede Weg.
    THE STREET
  • 16. Broadway
    • Les Misérables
    • The Lion King
    • Beauty and The Beast
    • The Phantom of Opera
    • Christmas Spetacular (Radio City Music Hall)
    • Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    • The Simpsons
    • Chicago
    • Mamma Mia
    • THE MUSICAL THEATER
    • Is a form of theater combining music, songs, dance and spoken dialogue
    • It is closely related to Opera,
    • Frequently being distinguished by the use of popular
    • music.
  • 17. World Trade Center
  • 18. World Trade Center
    • Previous tallest – Empire State Building
    • Surpassed by – Sears Tower
    • Height – 417 meters
    • Floors – 110
    • Built – 1966 – 1973
    • Destroyed – Terrorist attack, September 11th, 2001
    • An innovative structural model – a rigid “hollow Tube”
    • The new 7 World Trade Center is now under construction
    • The new building will now be used as a showcase of WTC history and as a welcome for those visiting the memorial and museum.
  • 19.
    • Rebuilding – complex of buildings
    • called MEMORY FOUNDATIONS.
    • Freedom Tower ( the height of
    • 1776ft, 541 meters, reference to the
    • year of American Independence)
    World Trade Center
  • 20.
    • Empire State Building – Panoramic View
  • 21.
    • New York City – Panoramic View
  • 22.
    • Central Park – Panoramic View