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One of New York's many 'pocket parks,' Greenacre is a small plot of green space and an excellent place to relax, with a nice waterfall in the back, plenty of seats and tables, and lots of shade, plus a small tea shop..
One of New York's many 'pocket parks,' Greenacre is a small plot of green space and an excellent place to relax, with a nice waterfall in the back, plenty of seats and tables, and lots of shade, plus a small tea shop.
With its distinctive slanted roof and long, slender base columns, this building is another great skyscraper with a grand atrium
A famous luxury hotel
The UN HQ sits on an 18-acre site between 42nd and 48th Streets, and between First Avenue and the East River
Since it was built it has been probably the most hated building in New York, mostly because it rises up over Grand Central Station, completely blocking the view up Park Avenue, but it is a good example of modern architecture
Another pocket park which is celebrated among landscape architects and urban designers, Paley is a great place to relax, with plenty of chairs below a canopy of trees and a waterfall spanning the entire back wall of the park
Interactive hands-on exhibits of cutting edge technology, sponsored by Sony
A big, grand Catholic church
One of the most recognizable and favored structures of New York, the Chrysler was the world's tallest building when completed in 1930, but lost that title to the nearby Empire State Building less than a year later