Wednesday, March 24, 2010

New York NY

New York City is the largest city in the United States. It was founded as a commercial trading post by the Dutch in 1625, and has been the largest city in the United States since 1790. It served as the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790.

New York City is comprised of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island and with over 8.2 million residents within an area of 304.8 square miles New York City is the most densely populated major city in the United States.

Brooklyn Bridge East River - August 1960.

Empire State Building from the Hudson - April 1959

Polo Grounds - August 1961.

South Ferry - August 1960.

The Battery - August 1961.

LINK: Thanks to Dick Leonhardt on Flickr for these great photos.


Honeymoon bed breakfast said...

Thanks for this info. We arrived there few months ago, it is really beautiful city. We got the Greenwich Village food tasting and cultural walk and had a great experience. We will absolutely try one more tours and make unforgettable tour to our next visit.

Best Regards,

Major Pepperidge said...

I think I've heard of New York City. Isn't it famous for its pizza?

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