Opened in 1931 and looming 604 feet above the water, the George Washington Bridge is the only New York City bridge that ... More
George Washington Bridge
Opened in 1931 and looming 604 feet above the water, the George Washington Bridge is the only New York City bridge that crosses the Hudson River. Designed by Othmar H. Ammann, it connects Manhattan at 178th Street to Fort Lee, New Jersey. Different from the Brooklyn Bridge, the towers are made of exposed steel, giving it an almost futuristic look that is positively spectacular once the sun has set. Operating on two levels, with millions of commuters passing over it daily, it is one of the busiest bridges in the world.
This major transportation hub sits under Madison Square Garden . Penn Station accommodates Amtrak, the Long Island Railroad and New
Jersey Transit railroad lines, not to mention a major subway station. Not surprisingly, it can get overwhelmingly crowded, especially ...
The opening of the Top of the Rock observation deck adds to the many facets of the Rockefeller Center's international
appeal, which already include a skating rink, NBC Studios, and the famous Christmas tree. The Top of the Rock ...
The Greenwich Village Park is popular with students and residents. It is one of the few green spots in the
area. At the northern end of the park is a triumphal arch, built in 1789 to honor George Washington, ...