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This church was founded in 1823, and the impressive cathedral was built in the French Gothic style right in the heart of what is now Midtown. The contrast between the architecture of this beautiful building and the skyscrapers surrounding it is breathtaking. The church offers regular Episcopal services, but the highlight of any visit is the renowned St. Thomas Choir.
The William H. Moore House is an ancient historical house that stands located in New York. Constructed in the year 1898, the house is a noted avenue in New York. The building elegantly depicts the Renaissance style of architecture. It encompasses a land cover of less than one acre. The site has also been registered on the National Register of Historic Places. It is regarded as one of the finer examples of the archetypal turn of the century stone house.
During the formation of Manhattan before the Commissioners' Plan of 1811 created New York's rectilinear street grid, this church first provided Calvinist dogma in various churches downtown. In 1875, the church moved uptown to 55th and 5th Ave., where it today hosts a ethnically diverse congregation from around Manhattan. This particular denomination was also instrumental in several seminal bible societies throughout the last two centuries and continues its influence throughout the country today.
Home to the legendary dance company The Rockettes, Radio City Music Hall is one of the most spectacular and famous performance venues in the United States. Its locale in the heart of the Big Apple has made it a cultural center, particularly during the Christmas season. Originally opened in 1932 and nicknamed "The Palace for the People," Radio City was renovated in 1980. Anybody who is anybody has performed here - New York legends Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Sammy Davis, Jr. are just a few that spring to mind - and to this day, the stage remains a showcase for entertainment royalty.
The Top of the Rock observation deck adds to the many facets of the Rockefeller Center's international appeal, which already include a seasonal ice skating rink, NBC Studios and the famous Christmas tree. The Top of the Rock observation deck sits serenely on the 70th floor of Rockefeller Center. With incredible views of Central Park, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge, and northern Manhattan, you'll be offered a more peaceful look at the bustling city below. Wile away the hours soaking in a gorgeous sunset or experiencing the interactive, multimedia exhibits. The innovative ticket reservation system claims to guarantee a comfortable atmosphere that is never overcrowded.
The GE Building is the one that grabs attention in the entire Rockefeller Center complex. The building is very Gothic and art deco in style. This building also offers a backdrop to St. Bartholomew's church. The GE building was originally called the RCA building and 30 Rockefeller Center. The building has an observatory on the topmost floor and is called 'Top of the Rocks'.
The Time-Life Building is historically important for the West Side of Manhattan. Once the site of Time Inc. and CNN's American Morning, this building holds it's own in terms of recognition. It now occupies the studio of SportsNet New York. Besides offices, the building also hosts events and can be used as a venue for functions, including corporate presentations and the like. The building also features it's very own restaurant. Call the Visitor's Bureau for more details.
This massive cathedral, situated across from Rockefeller Center on Fifth Avenue, is the largest Catholic cathedral in the United States. With its two soaring 330-foot spires, St. Patrick's Cathedral is also one of the city's most spectacular architectural sights. Construction on the neo-gothic structure had started in 1850 and completed in 1878. Inside, it boasts a seating capacity of 2,500, numerous altars and stained glass windows, and a giant organ with over 7,300 pipes. Services are held throughout the day, and many New Yorkers stop in for a moment of serenity in their otherwise hectic lives.