New York Sites

Trinity Church

Trinity Church At 75 Broadway in Lower Manhattan, Trinity Church is a historic, active, and well-endowed parish church in the Episcopal Diocese of New York. Trinity Church is near the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway. You can hear this beautiful landmark mentioned in many movies, one in particular is National Treasure with Nicholas Cage; “Here at the Wall”

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge A hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City, the Brooklyn Bridge is one of the oldest bridges of either type in the United States. Completed in 1883, it connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn by spanning the East River. It has a main span of 1,595.5 feet and was the first steel-wire suspension bridge constructed. It was originally referred to as the New York […]

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport A historic area in Manhattan, the South Street Seaport is centered where Fulton Street meets the East River, and adjacent to the Financial District. The Seaport is a designated historic district. It features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan, and includes the largest concentration of restored early 19th-century commercial buildings in the city. This includes […]

Little Italy

Little Italy A neighborhood in lower Manhattan, New York City, Little Italy was once known for its large population of Italian Americans. Today the neighborhood consists of only a few Italian stores and restaurants.  It is bordered on the west by Tribeca and Soho, on the south by Chinatown, on the east by the Bowery and Lower East Side, and on the north by Nolita, (North of Little […]


Chinatown Manhattan’s Chinatown is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan bordering the Lower East Side to its east, Little Italy to its north, Civic Center to its south, and Tribeca to its west. With an estimated population of 90,000 to 100,000 people, Manhattan’s Chinatown is also one of the oldest ethnic Chinese enclaves outside of China. The Manhattan Chinatown is one of nine Chinatown neighborhoods in New York City and is not only known […]

Herald Square

Herald Square Formed by the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue and 34th Street in Manhattan, Harold Square named for the New York Herald, a now-defunct newspaper formerly headquartered there, it also gives its name to the surrounding area. The intersection is a typical Manhattan bow-tie square that consists of two named sections: Herald Square to the north (uptown) and Greeley Square to […]

Macy’s Herald Square

Macy’s Herald Square Originally known as the R. H. Macy and Company Store, Macy’s Harold Square is the flagship of the Macy’s department stores, located on Herald Square in Manhattan. The building’s 2.2 million square feet made it the world’s largest department store from 1924 until 2009 and as of 2011, the store has stood at the site for 110 years. (wiki)

Washington Square Park

Washington Square Park A 9.75-acre public park in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Lower Manhattan, Washington Square Park is a beautiful and historical public space in NYC. One of the best known of New York City’s 1,900 public parks, it is a landmark as well as a meeting place and center for cultural activity. The Park is an open space, […]

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village Often referred to by locals as simply “the Village“,  Greenwich Village is a neighborhood on the west side of Lower Manhattan. Greenwich Village has been known as an artists’ haven, the Bohemian capital, the cradle of the modern LGBT movement, and the East Coast birthplace of both the Beat and ’60s counterculture movements. Groenwijck, one of the Dutch names for the village (meaning […]


SoHo  Name meaning South of Houston, SoHo is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan,  which in recent history came to the public’s attention for being the location of many artists’ lofts and art galleries, but is now better known for its variety of shops ranging from trendy upscale boutiques to national and international chain store outlets. The area’s history […]