Sunday, September 4, 2011

Nº5 New York!

Hello fellas, today I bring you this awesome city, enjoy!

New York is the most populated city in the state of New York, with 8.175.100 habitants, with a density of 6.731,83 hab/km².
It is the center of the metropolitan area in New York's State, since the late nineteenth century is one of the world's leading centers of commerce and finance. New York is considered a global city because of its global influences in media.
The city consists of five borough, each of which coincides with a county, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Mannhattan, Queens and Staten Island.
The city is also the birthplace of many American cultural movements, such as the Harlem Renaissance in literature and visual art, abstract expressionism (also known as the New York School) in painting, and hip hop, 5 and Tin Pan Alley Punk6 in music.


Tourism is one of the main economic activities in the city, it spends 40 million domestic and foreign tourist every year, 69 Major destinations include the Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Broadway Theater Productions, museums like the Metropolitan of Art, Central Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, The Bronx Zoo and Botanical Garden.
The luxury shopping of Fifth and Madison Avenues are also a major attraction for the more affluent sectors. Another new attractions are for artificial waterfalls and impressive with a height of 30 and 40 mteres work of Danish artist / icelandic Olafur Eliasson. These artificial waterfalls are located on the East River and you can see from the ground and also from boats.

Most popular attractions in NYC:

Statue of Liberty:

The Statue of Liberty stands on a small island in the middle of the port of New York City. Designed by sulptor Auguste Berthroldi Frederick, was a gift of international friendship from the people of France, commemorating the centennial of American Independence in 1876. The monument is 151-foot (46-meters) tall and is built on a granite pedestal on the walls of a star-shaped junction. Just was completed and dedicated on October 28, 1886. On October 15, 1924 was designated a National Monument. The Statue of Liberty has become an universal symbol of Freedom and Democracy.

Times Square Garden:

On the 42th street, where Brodway avenue cross the 7th, Times Square is another scenario that we should not miss in New York
It is quite spectacular concentration of neon signs that have repeatedly been immortalized both in movies and on television news. One of the typical images of the city.

Empire State:

The Empire State is at 350 Fifth Avenue, with its 102 floors that were once the wonder of the universe, being the tallest building in the world with 450 meters high.
In the senventies was displace by new buildings of this stule as the Sears Tower in Chicago.
Everything is huge: 650,000 square feet of floor space, 6,500 windows, 73 elevators, 2,500,000 visitors a year.
Opened in 1931, soon made headlines for all types of actions: from the suicide bombers who chose this place as a symbol to the filmmakers, who settled here to star, King Kong, among others.

Central Park:

Huge rectangle in the center of Manhattan, Central Park is the lung center. It has 20 million visitors per year, which gives an idea of interest.
It's from the end of the nineteenth century. It has four km long and nearly one  wide, and contains lakes, meadows, forests, ice rinks, marinas... to a castle of medieval air, around which there is usually some omithologist studying urban species of birds.

Wall Street:

The street name recalls the existence of a wall that confined the city at the time of the Dutch, who, incidentally, bought the land from the indians fro a few bucks and some trinkets.
It was sentenced as commercial and financial fate of the city.
The Wall Street area eventually became the major financial center of this metropolis, and in the twentieth century became the world center of capitalism.
In the area ther is a number of large financial buildings, stock market, the Federal Reserve, and the Trinity Chirch, mid-century, Ghotic style, which is an Episcopal chirch. It's medieval presence of air strikes in the middle of the straight and massive buildings of the bench.


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