A report on New York City

New Amsterdam, centered in the eventual Lower Manhattan, in 1664, the year England took control and renamed it "New York"
Fort George and the City of New York c. 1731. Royal Navy ships of the line are seen guarding what would become New York Harbor.
Columbia University was founded by royal charter in 1754 under the name of King's College.
The Battle of Long Island, the largest battle of the American Revolution, took place in Brooklyn in 1776.
Broadway follows the Native American Wickquasgeck Trail through Manhattan.
The current 5 boroughs of Greater New York as they appeared in 1814. Bronx was in Westchester County, Queens County included modern Nassau County, Kings County had 6 towns, one of which was Brooklyn, New York City is shown by hatching in southern New York County on the island of Manhattan, and Richmond County on Staten Island.
A construction worker atop the Empire State Building as it was being built in 1930. The Chrysler Building is behind him.
Manhattan's Little Italy, Lower East Side, circa 1900
The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a designated U.S. National Historic Landmark and National Monument, as the site of the June 1969 Stonewall riots and the cradle of the modern gay rights movement
United Airlines Flight 175 hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.
The core of the New York City metropolitan area, with Manhattan Island at its center
Lower and Midtown Manhattan, as seen by a SkySat satellite in 2017
Central Park in Winter by Raymond Speers, in Munsey's Magazine, February 1900
Flushing Meadows–Corona Park was used in both the 1939 and 1964 New York World's Fair, with the Unisphere as the centerpiece of the latter and which remains today.
The Statue of Liberty on Liberty Island in New York Harbor is a symbol of the United States and its ideals of freedom, democracy, and opportunity.
View of The Pond and Midtown Manhattan from the Gapstow Bridge in Central Park, one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, in 2019
California sea lions play at the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
A map of racial distribution in New York, 2010 U.S. census. Each dot is 25 people:
The landmark Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic St. Patrick's Cathedral, Midtown Manhattan
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish residents in Brooklyn. Brooklyn has the largest Jewish community in the United States, with approximately 600,000 individuals.
The Islamic Cultural Center of New York in Upper Manhattan was the first mosque built in New York City.
Ganesh Temple in Flushing, Queens, is the oldest Hindu temple in the Western Hemisphere.
The New York Stock Exchange, by a significant margin the world's largest stock exchange per market capitalization of its listed companies, at US$23.1 trillion as of April 2018. Pictured is the exchange's building on Wall Street.
The Deutsche Bank Center as viewed from Central Park West
Times Square is the hub of the Broadway theater district and a media center. It also has one of the highest annual attendance rates of any tourist attraction in the world, estimated at 50 million.
The I Love New York logo, designed by Milton Glaser in 1977
Rockefeller Center is home to NBC Studios.
Times Square Studios, home of Good Morning America
Butler Library at Columbia University, described as one of the most beautiful college libraries in the United States
The Washington Square Arch, an unofficial icon of both New York University (NYU) and its Greenwich Village neighborhood
New York-Presbyterian Hospital, affiliated with Columbia University and Cornell University, the largest hospital and largest private employer in New York City and one of the world's busiest
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is the largest police force in the United States.
Police officers of New York Police Department (NYPD)
The Fire Department of New York (FDNY) is the largest municipal fire department in the United States.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Headquarters Building of the New York Public Library, at 5th Avenue and 42nd Street
The fast-paced streets of New York City, January 2020
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, part of Museum Mile, is one of the largest museums in the world.
Smorgasburg opened in 2011 as an open-air food market and is part of the Brooklyn Flea.
As of 2012, the city had about 6,000 hybrid taxis (shown) in service, the largest number of any city in North America.
New York City Hall is the oldest City Hall in the United States that still houses its original governmental functions.
The New York County Courthouse houses the New York Supreme Court and other offices.
Eric Adams, the current and 110th Mayor of New York City
New York City is home to the two busiest train stations in the U.S., including Grand Central Terminal.
The New York City Subway is the world's largest rapid transit system by number of stations.
The Port Authority Bus Terminal, the world's busiest bus station, at 8th Avenue and 42nd Street
John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, the busiest international air passenger gateway to the United States
The Staten Island Ferry shuttles commuters between Manhattan and Staten Island.
Yellow medallion taxicabs are widely recognized icons of the city.
8th Avenue, looking northward ("uptown"). Most streets and avenues in Manhattan's grid plan incorporate a one-way traffic configuration.
The George Washington Bridge, connecting Upper Manhattan (background) from Fort Lee, New Jersey across the Hudson River, is the world's busiest motor vehicle bridge.
The growing skyline of Long Island City, Queens (background),<ref>{{cite web|url=https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-30/nyc-s-fastest-growing-neighborhood-gets-180-million-investment|title=NYC's Fastest-Growing Neighborhood Gets $180 Million Investment|first=Henry|last=Goldman|date=October 30, 2018|publisher=Bloomberg L.P|access-date=October 30, 2018}}</ref> facing the East River and Manhattan in May 2017
The Grand Concourse in the Bronx, foreground, with Manhattan in the background in February 2018
St. George, Staten Island as seen from the Staten Island Ferry, the world's busiest passenger-only ferry system, shuttling passengers between Manhattan and Staten Island
The Asia gate entrance to the Bronx Zoo, the world's largest metropolitan zoo.
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra. New York City is home to nearly 3 million Latino Americans, the largest Hispanic population of any city outside Latin America and Spain.
The Financial District of Lower Manhattan including Wall Street, the world's principal financial center

Most populous city in the United States.

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Radio Row in 1936, with Cortlandt Street station in the background

World Trade Center site

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Radio Row in 1936, with Cortlandt Street station in the background
The original World Trade Center complex
World Trade Center towers following American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 both crashing into North and South Towers respectively
US Post Office – Church Street Station

The World Trade Center site, often referred to as "Ground Zero" or "the Pile" immediately after the September 11 attacks, is a 14.6-acre (5.9 ha) area in Lower Manhattan in New York City.

Fernando Wood

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Wood's career and Southern sympathies were nurtured by Senator and later Secretary of State John C. Calhoun.
During his first term in office, Wood oversaw construction of the planned Central Park, depicted here as it stood in 1868.
Wood's second term in office was marred by the Great Police riot in June 1857.

Fernando Wood (February 14, 1812 – February 13, 1881) was an American Democratic Party politician, merchant, and real estate investor who served as the 73rd and 75th Mayor of New York City.

Andrew Hamilton defending John Peter Zenger in court, 1734-1735

John Peter Zenger

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Andrew Hamilton defending John Peter Zenger in court, 1734-1735
The trial, as imagined by an illustrator in the 1883 book Wall Street in History
A page from Zenger's New-York Weekly Journal, 7 January 1733

John Peter Zenger (October 26, 1697 – July 28, 1746) was a German printer and journalist in New York City.

Newark Liberty International Airport

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International airport straddling the boundary between the cities of Newark in Essex County and Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey.

International airport straddling the boundary between the cities of Newark in Essex County and Elizabeth in Union County, New Jersey.

Albert Einstein at Newark Airport in April 1939
A July 2006 photograph of United Airlines Flight 93's departure gate, A17. Following the 9/11 attacks, American flags flew over the gates that the hijacked flights departed from.
New York City and Jersey City skylines behind the airport
One of Newark Liberty International Airports's runways with Foreign Trade Zone No. 49 in the background
1 on the map is JFK, 2 is LGA, and 3 is EWR
Port Newark is adjacent to Newark Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport's Air Traffic Control Tower next to the Marriott Hotel
Terminal A at night in 2005
Terminal B viewed from the front
Terminal C viewed from above
Interior of the remodeled Terminal C
Terminal C is equipped with over 6,000 iPads.
View south along Interstate 95 (New Jersey Turnpike) just south of Exit 14 next to Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
A map of the Newark Airport Interchange

The airport is located 3 mi south of Downtown Newark and 9 mi west-southwest of Manhattan in New York City.

David Smith, Cubi VI (1963), Israel Museum, Jerusalem. David Smith was one of the most influential American sculptors of the 20th century.

Abstract expressionism

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David Smith, Cubi VI (1963), Israel Museum, Jerusalem. David Smith was one of the most influential American sculptors of the 20th century.
Barnett Newman, Onement 1, 1948. During the 1940s Barnett Newman wrote several articles about the new American painting.
Richard Pousette-Dart, Symphony No. 1, The Transcendental, 1941–42
Arshile Gorky, The Liver is the Cock's Comb (1944), oil on canvas, 73 × 98" (186 × 249 cm) Albright–Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York. Gorky was an Armenian-born American painter who had a seminal influence on abstract expressionism. De Kooning said: "I met a lot of artists — but then I met Gorky... He had an extraordinary gift for hitting the nail on the head; remarkable. So I immediately attached myself to him and we became very good friends."
Boon by James Brooks, 1957, Tate Gallery
William Baziotes, Cyclops, 1947, oil on canvas, Chicago Art Institute. Baziotes' abstract expressionist works show the influence of Surrealism
Jean-Paul Riopelle, 1951, Untitled, oil on canvas, 54 x 64.7 cm (21 1/4 x 25 1/2 in.), private collection
Richard Stankiewicz, Detail of Figure; 1956; steel, iron, and concrete; in the collection of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Alexander Calder, Red Mobile, 1956, Painted sheet metal and metal rods, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
John Chamberlain, S, 1959, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC.
Isamu Noguchi, The Cry, 1959, Kröller-Müller Museum Sculpture Park, Otterlo, Netherlands
Louise Bourgeois, Maman, 1999, outside Museo Guggenheim

Abstract expressionism is a post–World War II art movement in American painting, developed in New York City in the 1940s.

Rockaway, Queens

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Aerial view of the Rockaway Peninsula (looking west)
Broad Channel, Queens in 1915
Residential buildings in Far Rockaway
Marine Parkway–Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge as seen from Rockaway
A Queens Public Library branch on the peninsula
The Hammel Houses in Rockaway Beach
Women veterans memorial
Arverne-by-the-Sea development
The beach at Rockaway Beach
Aftermath of the American Airlines Flight 587 crash in 2001, from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration photo
Boardwalk stripped by Hurricane Sandy in 2012
Beach Channel High School and Channel View School
The Beach 44th Street subway station on the Rockaway Peninsula
Breezy Point

The Rockaway Peninsula, commonly referred to as The Rockaways or Rockaway, is a peninsula at the southern edge of the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, New York.

Memorial (pools) & museum (center-high, glass building)

National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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Memorial (pools) & museum (center-high, glass building)
Memorial (pools) & museum (center-high, glass building)
The Empire State Building lit with blue lights on September 12, 2011, in honor of the memorial's opening
Preliminary site plan for the rebuilt World Trade Center
The Survivors' Staircase, the first artifact placed inside the museum
Memorial design board by Michael Arad
The Survivor Tree during winter
Old and new growth on the tree in July 2012
Main hall of the Museum, showing the Last Column standing at center, and the original Slurry Wall of the "Bathtub" retaining wall around the foundation at left
Museum exterior in 2012
Panorama of North Pool
North Pool with construction of One World Trade Center, September 2011
South Pool with construction of the museum, April 2012. Tower 3, Tower 4, and Tower 7 are in the background.
Memorial park
Remnant of the original Slurry Wall in the Bathtub at the museum
Remnant of the Survivors' Staircase, or Vesey Street Stairs
White rose at the memorial
Panel N-76: the name of
Panel N-73: names of the victims of the 1993 bombing
Panel S-66: the name of Bill Biggart
Panel S-29: tribute to the Jersey City Fire Department
Panel S-17: the name of Peter J. Ganci, Jr.
Panel S-68: the name of Todd Beamer
Panel S-67: the name of Mark Bingham
Panel S-67: the name of Jeremy Glick
Panel S-68: the name of Tom Burnett

The National September 11 Memorial & Museum (also known as the 9/11 Memorial & Museum) is a memorial and museum in New York City commemorating the September 11, 2001 attacks, which killed 2,977 people, and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, which killed six.

Citi Field in 2009

Citi Field

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Citi Field in 2009
Citi Field under construction on September 14, 2007.
Entrance to Citi Field through the Jackie Robinson Rotunda, with Shea Stadium's Home Run Apple on the right.
Shea Bridge
The interior of the Jackie Robinson Rotunda
Citi Field's Home Run Apple located in center field.
The original Mr. Met costume is one of the many exhibits on display at the Mets Hall of Fame and Museum.
David Cone's jersey from his 19 strikeout game on October 6, 1991, housed in the Mets Hall of Fame and Museum
The Scoreboard Operations booth. It is visible to fans through a window on the concourse of the Excelsior level.
Citi Field is serviced by the IRT Flushing Line at the Mets – Willets Point station.
Jonathan Lethem at Occupy Wall Street protesting the naming rights given to Citigroup, November 2011
In its opening season, Citi Field drew over 3.1 million fans with a game average of 92.7% of seats filled, 4th best in baseball.
Memorial in the Jackie Robinson Rotunda inside Citi Field, dedicated April 15, 2009
Aerial view from the north of Citi Field, with the covered Arthur Ashe Stadium behind it, on takeoff from LaGuardia Airport

Citi Field is a baseball stadium located in Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in New York City, United States.

Long Island Sound is shown highlighted in pink between Connecticut (to the north) and Long Island (to the south).

Long Island Sound

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Marine sound and tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean, lying predominantly between the U.S. state of Connecticut to the north, and Long Island in New York to the south.

Marine sound and tidal estuary of the Atlantic Ocean, lying predominantly between the U.S. state of Connecticut to the north, and Long Island in New York to the south.

Long Island Sound is shown highlighted in pink between Connecticut (to the north) and Long Island (to the south).
Long Island Sound at night, as seen from space
The Watershed of Long Island Sound includes nearly all of Connecticut and western Massachusetts, large swathes of Vermont, New Hampshire and Rhode Island, along with relatively small areas of New York state. (The map is miscolored in two places: the area called "5" is part of the watershed, as is the area called "9" on Long Island; the line dividing Long Island is the southerly limit of the watershed, which includes only a small fraction of the island, along the northern coast)
Long Island Sound in Branford, Connecticut
Long Island Sound from Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut

Cities on the New York side of the Sound include Rye, Glen Cove, New Rochelle, Larchmont and portions of Queens and the Bronx in New York City.

Blackwells Island (now known as Roosevelt Island) from the East River, c. 1862

Roosevelt Island

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Blackwells Island (now known as Roosevelt Island) from the East River, c. 1862
The 1889 Chapel of the Good Shepherd in modern surroundings
The Octagon interior, mid 20th century
Main Street on Roosevelt Island
Roosevelt Island buildings
The Headquarters of the United Nations as seen from Roosevelt Island
United for Libraries Literary Landmark dedicated by the Empire State Center for the Book
Prison at Blackwell's Island in 1853
Ruins of the Smallpox Hospital, 2007
Roosevelt Island Lighthouse in 1970
Detail of Roosevelt Island, from the Taylor Map of New York in c. 1879

Roosevelt Island is an island in New York City's East River, within the borough of Manhattan.