New York series: where to explore in the Big Apple

Most people know the Statue of Liberty, Central Park and the World Trade Centre site – but here’s 16 more icons of New York City well worth seeing

1. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) – 11 W 53rd Street

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Photo courtesy Wikimedia, Flickr and hibino
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A masterpiece

2. Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) – 36 W 44th Street

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Photo courtesy Wikimedia, Flickr and mister-e

3. Guggenheim Museum – 1071 5th Avenue

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4. M & M World – Times Square

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5. The High Line elevated garden – West 34th Street, from 10th & 12th avenues.

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6. Grimaldi’s famous pizzeria – 1 Front Street, Brooklyn

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7. Empire State Building – 350 5th Avenue

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8. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, Central Park

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9. Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi – 1021 6th Avenue

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10. The Hotel Chelsea – 222 West 23rd Street, between Seventh and Eighth avenues

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This famous hotel may be closed for renovations

11. Diana Ross Playground, Central Park – West 81st Street

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12. Times square commercial neighbourhood – West 42nd to West 47th 

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13. Macy’s Department Store – 151 West

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14. Bronx Zoo – 230 Southern Blvd. Bronx

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15. Ed Sullivan Theatre radio and TV studio – 1697 – 1699 Broadway

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In the days of David Letterman

The main photo shows New York City’s Staten Island Ferry which carries 22 million people a year between St. George on Staten Island and Whitehall Street in lower Manhattan.

The five mile, 25 minute ride provides a majestic view of New York Harbor and a no-hassle, even romantic, boat ride, for free!

 

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