Scenic jogging path in Central Park, New York City.
Some scenes of “Marathon Man” have been filmed around here.
New York- Young streetballers discuss who should get the first possession
One of the first things on my bucket list once moved to NYC was to walk on the Brooklyn Bridge, seen so many times in so many movies. The snow on the bridge is due to a giant blizzard that hit the city a couple of days before this shot was taken.
“Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”.
This inscription is on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to the USA.
At night or during sunset, few views can be compared to the one you get from the pedestrian path of the Manhattan Bridge.
“Brooklyn is not the easiest place to grow up in, although I would not change that experience for anything” Neil Diamond
The sun is going down in the city that never sleeps
Close to Little Italy and Tribeca, heart of the largest Chinese community in the Western Hemisphere.
Originally a Native Americans trail, is the oldest north–south main road in New York City, dating to the first New Amsterdam (Dutch) settlement.
Is now considered the heart of American theatre industry.
Used to connect directly to factories and warehouses allowing trains to load and unload their cargo inside buildings. Milk, meat, raw and manufactured goods could be transported and unloaded without disturbing traffic on the streets.
Has now been redesigned and planted as an aerial greenway and rails-to-trails park, it runs along the west side of Manhattan.
View from Greenpoint – Brooklyn
Dirty, old, as fascinating as nothing else.
Placed in the bohémienne district of Greenwich village, this park is among the most known of New York City.
Street artists and chess players fill it up during the day and at night.
Walking distance from New York University and from “the Village” bars and cafes.
The arch, modeled after the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, was erected in 1889 to celebrate the centennial of George Washington inauguration as first president of the United States.
Few people know that Longacre Square was renamed Times Square in April 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building, site of the annual ball drop on New Year’s Eve.
Spring Street , Soho.
The district is famous for artists’ lofts, art galleries, boutiques and outlets.
The name “SoHo” refers to the area being “SOuth of HOuston (Street)”.
Upon the arrival of the Dutch, the street soon became the main road through the island in Nieuw Amsterdam
The grid structure of the Big Apple
The Financial District and Brooklyn Bridge caught during sunset
The entrance of largest train station in the world by number of platforms is captured right next to the Chrysler Building, fine Art Deco structure that has been the world’s tallest building for 11 months before being surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.
The iconic yellow buses
Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Skyline and NYC traffic
The statue’s full name is Liberty Enlightening the World.
I have kept the ticket to remember the day in which I decided to climb the 354 steps on a spiral staircase to reach the crown. Symbol of the USA, the Statue holds a torch and a tablet upon which is inscribed the date of American Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776).
The most famous street of New York City.
Hosts prestigious boutiques, shops, parks, museums, celebratory parades, luxury apartments and serves as the dividing line for house numbering and west-east streets in Manhattan.
One of the icons of the New York skyline, since 1976 the Empire State Building’s tower lights have maintained a world-famous tradition of changing color to recognize various occasions, seasonal events and organizations throughout the year.
Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, some arriving, some leaving.
Less known than the world-famous Central Park, oasis of green within the cement of Midtown Manhattan, walking distance to Times Square.
The shot looks similar to the first scene of the movie “The Warriors” doesn’t it? ( yes true, is taken from another angle ).
All fans should recognize the Wheel immediately.
Many movies and TV shows have parts filmed around here or on the Coney Island Promenade.
This part of Central Park has never been a collecting reservoir but it was used to receive water from the Croton Aqueduct and distribute it to Manhattan.
It was renamed in honor of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in 1994 to thankfully commemorate her and her contributions to the city.
New York harbor, Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty, while on the ferry.
What’s more iconic than the yellow taxis in NYC ??
Strawberry Fields, Central Park, directly across from the Dakota Apartments where John Lennon was assassinated in 1980. This part of the Park is dedicated to his memory.
“New York means so much to people. If you are inclined to leave the nest, New York is where most people think they have to go, and it has been that way since the first skyscraper” Griffin Dunne
Completed in 1883, this famous bridge connects Brooklyn and Manhattan boroughs.
With the famous cable arrangement forming a distinctive weblike pattern, this iconic structure is the first steel-wire suspension bridge in history.
Locals take their dogs for a walk or go for a jog on the Esplanade, considering this magnificent view ordinary, habitual
The old, rusty amusement park of New York City whose first carousel is dated 1876.
The name comes from the Dutch “Konijneneiland” and translates as “Rabbit Island”.
View from the panoramic rooftop of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, overlooking Central Park
Right place at the right time to enjoy the New York skyline getting tonalities of red and orange
One of the most elegant districts of New York City, seen from Central Park.
The Upper East Side maintains the highest pricing per square foot in the United States.
“Where did you go on the first night when you visited New York City for the first time?” “Here”
Most of the Manhattan Island can be seen from this observation deck.
The Empire State Building in the center with The Financial District behind it.
Times Square on the right, Chrysler Building on the left.
Sea where the skyscrapers end.
“New York, lookin’ down on Central Park
Where they say you should not wander after dark.
New York, like a scene from all those movies”
Simon And Garfunkel
The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island became the symbols of immigration during the second half of the 19th century, as millions of immigrants came to the United States, with the Statue often being the first thing they saw when arriving by boat.
Ellis Island, once nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station, is now an Immigration museum with permanent expositions that allows descendants to search for their ancestors within the passengers records.
Rolling shutters down, few people walking.
Coney Island under the rain is probably the best way to express loneliness in a romantic, fascinating way.
Coney island (effectively a peninsula) used to attract holiday makers in the 1830s and 1840s due to its position, easily reachable from Manhattan and other boroughs yet distant enough to suggest a proper vacation.
Nowadays Coney is an amusement park.
“Nathan’s Famous” original hot dog stand opened here in 1916 and quickly became a landmark.
Coney Island hosts the hot dog eating contest yearly on the Fourth of July, I saw the countdown clock myself.
Caught on camera on a cloudy day, Coney had no carousels and no roller coasters running.
The poster of the movie, Brooklyn – USA.
A must for huge fans like me.