New York City

New York City is perhaps the most widely known city around the world. With residents from every country on earth with differing cultures, it can be said that New York City is an urbanized microcosm of the globe.

New York City is home to the United Nations and is also one of the world's major venues for international diplomacy. The city has been a dominant global financial center ever since World War II. New York City was the birthplace of many American cultural movements such as Hip-Hop and abstract expressionism.

Geographically, the city consists of five boroughs; Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, and the Bronx. Together, these boroughs comprise a population of over eight million people.

Towards the late 90's, and early 2000's the city's crime levels dropped dramatically, the city's economy boomed, and New York's population reached an all-time high in the 2000 census. New York City became known for many of its famous landmarks such as the Empire State Building, the Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island, the (now destroyed) Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, United Nations, Times Square, Central Park, Chrysler Building and much more.

Unfortunately, tragedy struck; the city was one of the sites of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks. The world famous World Trade Center was destroyed and nearly 3,000 lives were lost.

Nevertheless, New York rebuilds: The New World Trade Center is underway. The crowning One World Trade Center is currently under construction. This, along with WTC tower 4, is expected to be completed by 2013, with the other towers following.

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Central Park Tower99under construction(6)
111 West 57th Street82under construction(2)
270 Park Avenue57under construction(3)
45 Broad Street64under construction(2)
9 DeKalb Avenue73under construction(1)
The Spiral66under construction(5)
50 Hudson Yards58under construction(5)
3 Hudson Boulevard53under construction(5)
Two Manhattan West69under construction(4)
Sutton 5865under construction(1)
126 Madison Avenue56under construction(1)
50 West 66th Street69under construction(1)
Court Square City View Tower68under construction(1)
309 11th Avenue Tower I62under construction
451 10th Avenueunder construction
One Willoughby35under construction
Hunter's Point South Phase 2 Tower A56under construction
Ritz-Carlton New York NoMad40under construction(1)
Turkevi Center36under construction(1)
Vandewater33under construction
309 11th Avenue Tower II32under construction
77 Greenwich Street40under construction(1)
450 11th Avenue39under construction
Hunter's Point South Phase 2 Tower B46under construction
1059 Third Avenue30under construction
301 East 80th Street30under construction
Greenpoint Landing Tower [6]43under construction
The Eleventh West Tower36under construction
Margaritaville Resort Times Square29under construction
The Central at 5th by Hilton31under construction
233 West 125th Street28under construction
Hunter College Science and Health Professi...16under construction
1 Beekman Street25under construction
100 Vandam Street25under construction
Aloft Hotel29under construction
The Eleventh East Tower25under construction
NYU Zipper Building23under construction
Greenpoint Landing Tower [5]32under construction
RIU Hotel27under construction
250 5th Avenue23under construction
Aloft Jamaica Queens18under construction
La Central Building B13under construction
La Central Building C8under construction
Red Lion Hotel13under construction
La Central Building A12under construction
Moynihan Stationunder construction