"New York is an ugly city, a dirty city. Its climate is a scandal, its politics are used to frighten children, its traffic is madness, its competition is murderous. But there is one thing about it – once you have lived in New York and it has become your home, no place else is good enough..." John Steinbeck, 1953
New York is the largest city in the USA and one of the world’s most populous urbanised areas. It is not, as some people think, the capital of the USA – not even of the state that also bears its name. But it is unquestionably the country’s cultural, communications, corporate and financial capital, and it takes a leading position in the fields of politics, education, industry, commerce and transport.
The city’s international stature was acknowledged after World War II when it was chosen as the site of the United Nations headquarters. Metropolitan New York consists of five borou... [Continua...]
Liberty Enlightening the World, better known as the Statue of Liberty, a national monument, is as popular today as she ever was, a universal symbol of...