Built in 1925, St. Lucy's Church was established to serve the city's Italian diaspora. The brick and stone building was constructed in the Romanesque style of architecture, but the real treasures can be found in the church interiors. Studded with awe-inspiring murals, frescoes and sculptural work, the church interiors are a spectacular affair and warrant a visit. Built in 1925, this historic church found its place in the prestigious National Register of Historic Places in the year 1998. St. Lucy's Church is the National Shrine of St. Gerard.
La Terminal Grand Central fue construida en 1913 y sigue siendo impresionante incluso para los neoyorquinos, especialmente por su enorme salón principal con techos abovedados. El edificio en sí es precioso, con elegantes tiendas y un patio de comidas que brinda encanto urbano, algo no tan fácil para una estación de tren por la que transitan medio millón de pasajeros por semana. Quienes tengan hambre pueden dirigirse al Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C., que da a la terminal, pero quienes se les antoja mariscos, pueden cenar en el mítico Oyster Bar. Dentro de la estación, Vanderbilt Hall es la sede de numerosos eventos culturales. Además de las rutas regulares, la estación también brinda servicios a los suburbios periféricos a través del ferrocarril Metro-North Commuter.
Resting behind an opulent French-Gothic Revival visage, the cathedral is rightly situated in the heart of the city. Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was constructed over the course of nearly a century, specifically built to feature views of the mountains to the west and downtown Manhattan to the east. First proposed in 1859, the cathedral's cornerstone was finally set forty years later. It wasn't until 1954 that the church was completed and consecrated. Pope John Paul II visited this gargantuan cathedral in 1995, performing an evening prayer that earned the cathedral the rank of basilica. Rightly dubbed as the Monument of Faith, this elegant basilica is adorned with sharp arches and glorious chandeliers giving way to the stunning altar. The Cathedral Basilica regularly holds concerts that are open to the public, played on the largest pipe organ ever created by the Schantz Organ Company. Commanding Newark's beautiful landscape, the basilica is one of the most treasured edifices of the city.
The magnanimous Clement Clark Moore, the man who gave the moniker of Chelsea to the neighborhood, established this church in 1831. The original chapel features a Greek-revival design, however a few years later, a larger church was constructed right next to the smaller chapel (which is now the rectory) in the Gothic Revival style. The Episcopalian denomination also attends events at the the massive General Theological Seminary right down the street and the church hosts the Atlantic Theater Company in an adjacent building. Also of note, St. Peter's presents Music in Chelsea, a concert series with live music ranging from classical to folk. For more details, check the website or call ahead.
Columbus Circle, así llamado en honor a Cristobal Colón, es uno de los hitos más famosos de la Gran Manzana. Construido en 1905 y renovado en 2005, se trata de una rotonda ubicada entre Broadway, Central Park y la Octava Avenida. La importancia de este hito se debe a que el monumento que se encuentra en el centro se utiliza para medir distancias dentro de Nueva York. Las bellas fuentes, la estatua de mármol y los bancos de madera que rodean el monumento aparecieron en varias producciones de Hollywood.
Este monumento conmemorativo está dedicado a la devastadora Gran Hambruna Irlandesa de la Patata que tuvo lugar entre 1845 y 1852. La Hambruna causó casi un millón de muertes en Irlanda y forzó a más millones a emigrar hacia América, muchos de los cuales hicieron puerto en Nueva York. El monumento está hecho con piedras de los 32 condados de Irlanda. También se utilizó suelo y vegetación nativas traídas de Irlanda, y se utilizaron cortes de piedra con texto tallado separadas por capas de piedra caliza irlandesa de hace más de 300 millones de años. En el monumento incluso encontrarán una cabaña irlandesa auténtica del siglo XIX.
The Huntington-Hartford Building was designed by Edward Durrell in stone and is regarded as a controversial landmark by all because of its looks. Many want it pulled down, many want it redesigned, others are fighting to hold onto the legacy of the Huntington-Hartford's. It lies very close to the Trump Towers. The building also holds a vast collection of the Huntington-Hardford paintings in a museum. The building was erected in 1964 and has a white marble facade, 'lollipop' columns and portholes that make its design very ugly indeed. It is now home to the Museum of Arts and Design.
6 1/2 Avenue is a pedestrian-only street that is located between West 51st and West 57st Streets. The Avenue is located in the big corporate buildings starting from the AXA Equitable Building and ends at the Metropolitan Tower. The street is well designed with a visible pathway and overhead roofs. This is a faster route for pedestrians as they do not have to face the city's harsh traffic.
Situated in the southwest of Central Park, Pinebank Arch is a beautiful bridge. Made using cast iron, this bridge was built by J.B. and W.W. Cornell Ironworks in 1861. This old bridge connects West Drive to Heckscher Playground. Surrounded by lush green trees and manicured lawns, this bridge exudes an old world charm.
Located on the west of Hallett Nature Sanctuary, Cop Cot is a wooden structure that was built in the 1860s. Sheltered with lush green trees, this structure exudes an old world charm. Owing to its idyllic location, Cop Cot is a popular location for intimate weddings. Lined with wooden benches, this gazebo can accommodate a small number of guests.
Established in 1977, this gallery has grown over the years and now has its own exhibition space in Paris called Galerie Marian Goodman. Marian Goodman Gallery has worked towards bringing European art closer home. It encourages European talent by providing them space to exhibit their work and also allowing a platform for interaction with their audiences. Apart from fine art, you also get to enjoy film, sculpture, and photography. So go ahead and enjoy your tour through contemporary European art.