New York City Center of The World

New York City Center of The World
Immortalized in the media
Television Shows with New
York as its backdrop
"Today Show"
"Sex and the City"
"Saturday Night Live"
Iconic Movies with New York
as its backdrop
King Kong
Superman
Annie Hall
Coming to America
Wall Street
Internationally renowed universities
New York University
Growing international presence
Columbia University
Large international presence;
huge draw among international
students
Culture
Art
Metropolitan Museum
Houses some of the world's
most famous and valuable
works of art
Guggenheim
Its architecture alone, designed by
Frank Lloyd Wright, is world
famous
Theater
Broadway
Setting the standard for excellence in drama
and musicals.
Fashion
Fashion Week
The world looks to New York for guidance
Major transportation hubs
Grand Central Terminal and
Port Authority
Largest train station in the world
and busiest bus station in the
world
JFK, Newark, LaGuardia Airports
Three of the busiest airports in
the world all in one city;
Doing the world's business
NYSE
Home to the world's largest
stock exchange
Wall Street
According to Cinco Dias, New York controlled
40% of the world's finances by the end of
2008, making it the largest financial center in
the world
International visitors
United Nations
Assembles the world's leaders
for international cooperation
Ellis Island
Welcomed generations of immigrants
from around the world to America's
shores
Iconic public spaces
Statue of Liberty
Literally a beacon representing America's
unique mission as the convocation of all the
world's people
Empire State Building
For years, the world's tallest
building and a symbol of the
modern world
Grant's Tomb
As a grand monument to the Civil War leader
who kept the country intact, this is a
testament to the strength of the American
experiment
Central Park
A vast public space that
inspired many others around
the world
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