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A designated National Historic Site, Roosevelt lived at this site from his birth in 1858 until the age of 14 years.
A designated National Historic Site, Roosevelt lived at this site from his birth in 1858 until the age of 14 years. The building is not the original - that was demolished in 1916 - but a reconstruction erected by admirers only three years later in 1919 after Roosevelt's death, and subsequently furnished with many of the original fittings and memorabilia of the 26th US President by Roosevelt's wife and sisters.
28 East 20th Street
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The Flatiron Building is another of New York’s architectural landmarks, a wedge-shaped 22-storey Beaux-Arts building at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway
A lovely building with a tall clock tower just across Madison Ave from Madison Square Park
A lovely small park which offers beautiful views of the Flatiron, Metropolitan Life Insurance, International Toy Center, and Empire State Buildings
The most important site is the square itself, which was revamped in 2002 to provide more space for outdoor events and less space for napping homeless people (an earlier version of the square appeared in the film ''The Conversation'')
Art of the Himalayas
The oldest continuously existing free lending library in New York, it was originally designed in 1884 as a 'Deutsches Bibliothek' when this neighborhood was part of Kleindeutschland (Little Germany) and now serves as a branch of the New York Public Library
The Empire State Building is Manhattan’s best known landmark and stands as a testament to the American spirit