Interesting facts about Alphonse Capone, arguably the most famous gang boss in American history.
The cosmopolitan city turned out to be a metropolis whose problems quickly overshadowed the glamorous side of the city.
Thanksgiving is celebrated in November each year in the United States. Besides Christmas, Thanksgiving is one of the most important holidays for every American.
The very first Thanksgiving Parade started on November 27, 1924. The history took place in Harlem, on the corner of 145th Street and Convent Street. What has now become a popular Christmas tradition for thousands of visitors, and even a trademark of America, began when 400 department store employees moved.
Columbus Day in New York is celebrated in October each year. It’s the memory of Christopher Columbus, the man who discovered America. Every year on Columbus Day in New York there is a large parade that takes place on Fifth Avenue.
In the nearly two decades since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, architects from around the world have worked hard to rebuild what previous times destroyed. Instead of recreating what once existed, many creative minds have chosen to come up with new designs. It shows respect for the earlier structures and especially those who lost their lives in the 9/11 attacks.
One of our favorite places in Grand Central Station is next to the dining area in the basement by the famous Oyster Bar. It is the Whispering Gallery or Whispering Wall.
One Vanderbilt. There is a new landmark of New York, which significantly shapes the skyline of New York. Not only does it have New York’s new observation deck on floors 72 + 73, but it also holds several other records.
There is one joke about Miles Davis. It is said that at a reception at the American White House, President Ronald Reagan’s wife Nancy asked Davis what he had done in life. “I’ve changed the music five or six times,” he replied. “What have you done besides [making love] to the president?”
The city is experiencing one of the toughest years in its history. But New York will reinvent itself again. After all, this is where the best ideas have always come from – from hot dogs to acrylic paint to disco.
While individual members of the African-American elite took one symbolic hurdle after another, this did little to change the extreme poverty of the vast majority of blacks. They often lived in inhumane “Third World” conditions in city centers.
On the eve of Thanksgiving Day, the National Society of Civil Art of the United States launched an advertising campaign in New York City to raise funds for the restoration of the original Pennsylvania Station. The legendary Penn Station demolition that they called the 1963 demolition «the greatest architectural crime of the 20th century».
The Rockefeller Center is one of the most famous commercial properties in the world and connects the New York of the 1930s with the modern. The building complex is centrally located in Manhattan, consists of a total of 20 buildings, and is located between Fifth Avenue and the Avenue of Americas, West 47th Street, and West 52nd Street.
On 24 May 1626, New Netherlands Governor Peter Mineit bought Manhattan from the Indians.
From time to time, someone monitors the high-end real estate market of different cities in case he suddenly has a lot of money. Is there an urgent need to choose a dream apartment in New York or Rome?
New York is the most democratic city on the planet. No one is usually surprised. However, there are things in the Big Apple that you shouldn’t do, and if you ignore the recommendations, you will annoy others.
The Lower East Side is very popular among tourists, but in addition to its famous attractions, the area also holds many secrets that are rarely accessible to tourists. Today we’re going to tell you about seven of them.
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