Covering over seventeen acres of land, the UN Headquarter in New York serves as a headquarter to the United Nations and this initiative was set right after the execution/completion of this complex in the year 1952. The position of the Headquarter is in a place overlooking the east river, which is known as Turtle Bay. Along the UN Headquarters, there are also supplementary headquarter districts which are stationed in distinctive locations, which are: Vienna (Austria), Nairobi (Kenya), and Geneva (Switzerland). These auxiliary branches of the headquarters help with divergent things such as the facility for diplomatic activities, upsurge of the representation of UN interests but being the headquarter – the one in New York consist of the foremost aspects such as the Security Council and the General Assembly.
Category: New York State Attractions
Lake Placid – New York
The United States of America is known to have some of the prettiest places in the world. Beautiful landscapes and scenic beauty is something that you can find a lot in this country. One such place that is found in the United States is Lake Placid; it is a village in the Adirondack Mountains in New York’s Essex County. Lake Placid is near the center of the town of North Elba, Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake make the Tri-Lakes region.
Chinatown – New York City
Chinatown is an adjoining area of Lower Manhattan, lying on the Lower Eastern Side of New York with its east, having Civil Center at its south, Italy at north and Tribeca at its western side. Chinatown is residential point to the biggest society of Chinese residents lying in the western hemisphere. It is also known as one of the most ancient Chinese ethnic societies with a population around 100,000 inhabitants. Chinatown was chiefly inhabited by Cantonese speakers. The era between 1980s to 90s brought a huge number of Min-speaking refugees from East. As the popular dialect among Cantonese and Min people is Mandarin (the certified dialect in China), Chinatown people have to learn and use Mandarin essentially.
Hudson River Cruise – NY
New York is one of most popular states of the United States of America. When you hear this name, then the first thing that comes to your mind is the famous New York City, but it has more to it than just one city. New Jersey is a state beside New York, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world, as it features some of most stunning and gorgeous sceneries and landscapes. One highlight of New Jersey is the Hudson River. It is perhaps one of the biggest rivers in the United States but is surely one of the most beautiful. It flows through mountains, forests and has some of the best landscapes all around it.
Trump Tower – NY
The Trump Tower, as the name suggests is a building that is owned by the chairman and president of The Trump Organization, Donald Trump. The construction of the Trump Tower started in the year 1979 and was completed in 1983. The height of the Trump Tower is 202 m or 663 Ft and it has a floor count of 68 floors. The architect who designed the Trump Tower was Der Scutt while the structural engineer was Irwin Cantor and Donald Trump was the developer.
Old Fort Niagara – An attraction to Look Forward
Old Fort Niagara is around 300 years old place that was occupied, one after the other, by three nations; France then Great Britain and now the United States. The beautiful historical building is situated near Youngstown, New York, at the mouth of Niagra River on its east side bank on Lake Ontario. Fort visitors find it as the oldest buildings in the Great Lakes region having some unique living history programs arranging exhibits together with some special events. The French had established their first post back in 1679 and built an impressive “French Castle” around the year 1726. Later Britain gained control of the place in 1759 during the Indian and French War and they maintained their control throughout the period of American Revolution and then yielding the fort to the United States in 1796.
Located in Princeton, New Jersey, United States, Princeton University is a private Ivy League research university i.e. ranked consistently among the top 10 universities of the World. It was founded as the College of New Jersey in 1746 in Elizabeth. In 1747, the institution moved to Newark and then after nine more years it went to its current site i.e. Princeton, New Jersey, where in 1896, it was renamed Princeton University.
From Great Kill to Center of the Universe
Times Square, the five-block section of central Manhattan in which Broadway crosses Seventh Avenue, calls itself “the crossroads of New York” and “the center of the universe”. It is clearly the most-visited tourist attraction in the United States and perhaps in the world; on average, half a million people pass through Times Square every day, and on special occasions like V-J day at the end of World War II or the changing of the millennium on New Year’s Eve in 1999 as many as two million people have filled the two connected triangles that form Times Square.
Old Fort Niagara
History of the Fort
Fort Niagara is the oldest continuously-occupied military installation in North America. Built by the French to protect their interests in what was then New France, it became a crucial installation in the northern reaches of British North America and since the War of 1812 has been home to detachments of the United States Army and later the Coast Guard. The site today is a National Historical Landmark, part of the National Register of Historic Places, the central attraction of both a New York state park and a federal National Historic Area and a functioning fortress that preserves the military methods and lifestyle of the 18th and 19th century. It may also be haunted, and is a site of great interest to students of the paranormal.
The spirit of the mist show
The spectacular Falls and the beautiful scenery of the Niagara River and its gorge are the greatest attractions of the American and Canadian sides of Niagara Falls. The sightseeing, tours and illuminations focus on the mist, the remarkable curtain of water vapor produced by the power of an enormous volume of falling water that is one of the chief features of the Falls. The mist also figures prominently in the ancient history of the native inhabitants of the region, and the story of the Indian maiden who came to live behind the Falls and who protected the people of the Neutral Nations is told in several ways at the Niagara attractions.