Fascinating Facts About United Nations Headquarters in New York City

Fascinating Facts About United Nations Headquarters in New York City

After four years of construction, the United Nations Headquarters Headquarters was completed in 1952. Constructed in the Big Apple, the peace organization’s home adds to the rich history of New York City. Several cities actually bid to be the official site of the United Nations, but all were rejected. NYC served as … Read more

The History of the Seagram Building

Seagram_Building

Home to over 6,000 high-rise buildings, these corporate structures are part of New York’s fabulous history. One of which is the landmarked Seagram Building that towers on 375 Avenue between 52nd and 53rd streets. Opened in 1958, the 38-story skyscraper is often regarded as one of the prime icons of functionalist aesthetics, … Read more

Why is Madison Square Garden Famous?

A picture of a crowded Madison Square Garden venue

Madison Square Garden, also known as MSG, is an indoor arena in New York City. It is located in Midtown Manhattan between the 7th and the 8th Avenues from 31st to 33rd street.  The venue was originally built on top of the old Pennsylvania Station. It was initially known as Madison Square … Read more

Why Was Woolworth Building Made?

A picture of the Woolworth building from the east

The Woolworth building is one of the tallest buildings in New York City, present on 233 Broadway in Manhattan. It is about 792 feet high and was constructed in 1913. It is situated in the Tribeca neighborhood with Broadway and City Hall Park to its east.   The Woolworth building was considered the … Read more

A Guide to Rockefeller Center

A picture of Rockefeller Center at night 

Rockefeller Center is one of the famous attractions of New York City. It is a large group of complexes consisting of 19 commercial buildings, covering an area of 22 acres between the 48th street and 51st street of Midtown Manhattan.  Rockefeller family later authorized 14 Original Art Deco-styled buildings to be built. … Read more

Ladies night out at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, Midtown Manhattan , NYC

The Madison Square Garden is one of the biggest sports arenas in the world. It is home to professional basketball and ice hockey along with other sports such as boxing, concerts, and professional wrestling. Initially, it was named Madison Square Garden Center back in 1968 and happens to be the oldest major … Read more

Planning your day at the Rockefeller Center

View from the northeast of 30 Rockefeller Plaza at the heart of the complex

New York is known as the city that never sleeps. It is one of the biggest states in the world with endless entertainment opportunities. With that being said the Rockefeller Center is an iconic center that attracts millions of tourists all over the world. If you are planning to visit the city … Read more

The Amazing History of the Woolworth Building

The Amazing History of the Woolworth Building

The Woolworth Building with 60 stories and 792 feet of height, was the World’s Tallest Building when it came into being in 1913. It remained so till 1930 when the Empire State Building was erected against which it was sadly, no match. Frank Woolworth owned a business known by the name of … Read more

10 Best Libraries in New York City for Admiring Architecture

people walking near the New York Public library during daytime

You don’t need to be a bookworm to admire the beautiful architecture of the New York City’s most famous libraries (link it with 10 Most Famous libraries of New York City). From New York Public Library to Jefferson Market, there are several libraries in New York that will make you feel out … Read more

New York’s History in 20 Buildings

New York's History in 20 Buildings

The city of New York has not always been what we see now. Today, this city is included in the topmost developed cities of the world, but it once used to be a normal city struggling to get on the top. The structure of the city has changed a lot in the … Read more