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Exhibits on the history of highrise and skyscraper construction..
Exhibits on the history of highrise and skyscraper construction.
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A memorial to the Holocaust
Ellis Island was the gateway for 12 million immigrants to the United States until 1954
Battery Park is a green space along the New York Harbor at the southern tip of Manhattan, from where ferries to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island depart
A small park at the foot of Broadway which is the oldest public park in the city and is the site of the Charging Bull sculpture created after the 1987 stock market crash
Housed in the Alexander Hamilton US Custom House, this Smithsonian museum is the New York branch of the National Museum of the American Indian (the other branches are in Washington, D
An Episcopalian (Anglican) church and parish was first established on this site in 1697 under charter by King William III
A historic site, not least because of the Black Thursday crash of the Exchange on 24 October 1929 and the subsequent sell-off panic which started on Black Tuesday, 29 October, precipitating the worldwide Great Depression of the early 1930s
Located across from the Stock Exchange is this imposing office building which was constructed in 1914 and served as the headquarters of JP Morgan
A very impressive skyscraper which was completed in 1930 and surpassed the height of the nearby Woolworth Building, making it the tallest building in the world until the Chrysler Building was completed just a month later (which in turn lost that title to the Empire State Building less than a year later)
On this site on April 30, 1789, George Washington stood on a balcony overlooking Wall Street and was inaugurated as the first president of the United States