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Times Square, New York City
Times Square, New York City
Aurelien Guichard

New York City is the largest city in the United States. It is home to 8.9 million people while the New York Metropolitan Area, with a population of 18.7 million, is the largest metropolitan area in the United States, and fifth in the world behind Tokyo, Sao Paulo, Mexico City and Seoul. It can be considered the "capital of the world". This is the city where news happen and fashion made.

The metropolitan area of New Yock City is one of the largest urban centres in the United States. The city consists of five boroughs of which the most important is Manhattan. Most of the tourist attractions of New York City are all located there. Manhattan is an elongated island with the Hudson River to the west and the East River to the east of it.

On this website, we will explore all the places in NYC, get to know each of them, since there are so many things to do in New York. I take you on a virtual tour, one at a time. If you are planning holidays to New York, this website provides lots of ideas for your trip. Join me on The Armchair Explorer Facebook Group and let's explore New York City together!

One World Trade Center in 2013
One World Trade Center in 2013
Cathy Baird

Places in New York City by Category

  1. Alleys in New York City
  2. Apartments in New York City
  3. Art Centers in New York City
  4. Bridges in New York City
  5. Churches in New York City
  6. Convention Centers in New York City
  7. Cul-de-sacs in New York City
  8. Entertainment Venues in New York City
  9. Historic Buildings in New York City
  10. Hotels in New York City
  11. Infrastructure in New York City
  12. Islands in New York City
  13. Libraries in New York City
  14. Markets in New York City
  15. Memorials in New York City
  16. Modern Buildings in New York City
  17. Museums in New York City
  18. Organizations in New York City
  19. Parks in New York City
  20. Piers in New York City

Concert Halls, Theaters & Performing Art Centers
  1. Avery Fisher Hall
  2. Belasco Theatre
Cultural Centers
  1. Angel Orensanz Foundation
  1. American Folk Art Museum
  2. American Museum of Natural History
  3. FusionArts Museum
  4. Jewish Museum
  5. Museum of Jewish Heritage
  6. Skyscraper Museum
  7. Whitney Museum of American Art
Memorials, Monuments, Sculptures & Street Art
  1. Charging Bull Sculpture
  2. Statue of Liberty
  3. Titanic Memorial
  4. Washington Square Arch
  5. Worth Monument
Modern Buildings
  1. United Nations Plaza
Shopping Malls & Department Stores
  1. Bloomingdale's
  2. Louis Vuitton Fifth Avenue
  3. Macy's
  4. Tiffany

Places of Worship

Churches, Cathedrals, Chapels & Catholic Shrines
  1. Church of St Luke in the Fields
  2. Church of the Ascension
  3. John Street Methodist Church
  4. Judson Memorial Church
  5. St Elizabeth Ann Seton Shrine
  6. St James' Roman Catholic Church
  7. St Patrick's Old Cathedral
  8. St Peter's Roman Catholic Church
  9. The Little Church Around the Corner
  10. Trinity Church
Temples, Synagogues and other Religious Institutions
  1. Beth Hamedrash Hagadol
  2. Temple Emanu-El

New York City skyline
New York City skyline

Open Spaces in New York City

  1. Battery Park
  2. Bowling Green
  3. Central Park
  4. City Hall Park
  5. Columbus Park
  6. Sara Delano Roosevelt Park
  7. Titanic Memorial Park
  8. Washington Square Park
  9. Zuccotti Park
  1. Herald Square
  2. Sheridan Square
  3. Stuyvesant Square
  4. Times Square
  5. Union Square

Buildings in New York City

  1. 1 Wall Street
  2. 1 Wall Street Court
  3. 20 Exchange Place
  4. 60 Wall Street
  5. 195 Broadway
  6. 590 Madison Avenue
  7. 1740 Broadway
  8. American International Life Building
  9. American Standard Building
  10. Bank of America Tower
  11. Equitable Building
  12. One Liberty Plaza
  13. One New York Plaza
  14. One World Trade Center
  15. Park Row Building
  16. The Trump Building
  17. The Westin New York at Times Square
  18. Trump Tower
  19. Trump World Tower
  20. Woolworth Building
  21. World Financial Center
Public Buildings
  1. Jacob K. Javits Federal Building
  2. Manhattan Municipal Building
  3. New York Mercantile Exchange
  4. New York State Supreme Court Building
  5. Supreme Court-Appellate Division
Clubs, Societies & Organizations in New York City
  1. Asia Society
  2. Salmagundi Club
Residential Buildings
  1. 8 Spruce Street
  2. Alwyn Court
  3. Battery Park City
  4. Police Building
  5. Trump World Tower
  6. Tudor City
  1. New York University

New York City at twilight
New York City at twilight
Ed Yourdon

The famous New York City skyline is found in Manhattan, as well as famous places such as Central Park, the New York Stock Exchange, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Wall Street, Battery Park, Rockefeller Center, Plaza Hotel, the Waldorf=Astoria, you name it, they are all in Manhattan, New York City.

New York City Localities

  1. Brooklyn The most populous borough.
  2. Manhattan The most densely populated and developed borough.
  3. Queens The largest borough.
  4. Staten Island The least populated borough.
  5. The Bronx Borough to the northeast of Manhattan.
Neighborhoods of Manhattan
  1. Alphabet City
  2. Beekman Place
  3. Chelsea & the Garment District
  4. Chinatown
  5. East Village
  6. Financial District
  7. Gramercy & Flatiron District
  8. Greenwich Village
  9. Harlem
  10. Little Italy
  11. Lower East Side
  12. Lower Midtown
  13. Meatpacking District
  14. Morningside Heights
  15. NoLIta
  16. SoHo
  17. South Street Seaport
  18. Theater District
  19. TriBeCa
  20. Upper East Side
  21. Upper Midtown
  22. Upper West Side
Places in New York City
  1. Coney Island
  2. Sutton Place
  1. Fifth Avenue
  1. Bowery
  2. Broadway
  3. Chambers Street
  4. Delancey Street
  5. Doyers Street
  6. East Houston Street
  7. Front Street
  8. Greene Street
  9. Harrison Street
  10. Orchard Street
  11. St Luke's Place
  12. Wall Street
  13. White Street
  1. Coenties Alley
  2. Extra Place
  3. Jersey Street
  4. Shinbone Alley
  5. Shubert Alley
  6. Washington Mews
  1. Patchin Place
  1. Brooklyn Bridge
  2. Manhattan Bridge
  3. Queensboro Bridge
  4. Williamsburg Bridge

New York street
Elizabeth Street, a typical street in New York City

Useful Websites

  1. Metropolitan Transport Authority Website: Vital information on buses and subway trains, with fares, tolls, maps, and more.
  2. NY Waterway Website: Vital information on ferry services around Manhattan, with details on tickets and schedules.

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