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New York

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

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