Streetscape of Manhattan Broadway from Herald Square
Herald Square is formed by the intersection of Broadway, Sixth Avenue (officially named Avenue of the Americas) and 34th Street in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Named for the New York Herald, a now-defunct newspaper formerly headquartered there, it also gives its name to the surrounding area. The intersection is a typical Manhattan bow-tie square that consists of two named sections: Herald Square to the north (uptown) and Greeley Square to the south (downtown).
Streetscape of Manhattan Broadway – Woolworth Tower
The Woolworth Building is one of the oldest skyscrapers in the United States, and was constructed in neo-Gothic style by architect Cass Gilbert, who was commissioned by Frank Woolworth in 1910 to design the tallest building in the world as the Woolworth Company's new corporate headquarters on Broadway, between Park Place and Barclay Street in Lower Manhattan, opposite City Hall. It remains, at 57 stories, one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States as well as one of the twenty tallest buildings in New York City. It has been a National Historic Landmark since 1966, and a New York City landmark since 1983.
Colombia University- Low Memorial Library and Low Plaza
Low Plaza has been described as one of the great urban spaces in America. It was built to resemble a Greek amphitheater and is ideal for outdoor events, including concerts, theatrical performances and fairs. Students flock to the plaza steps to sunbathe, socialize and study, making it, in the words of a leading architect, a true "urban beach." Watching over the plaza is Alma Mater, a bronze sculpture by Daniel Chester French, famous for his statue of Abraham Lincoln at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Streetscape of Fifth Avenue and Central Park viewed from Grand Army Plaza
Central Park is a public park at the center of Manhattan in New York City. In 1858, Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux won a design competition to improve and expand the park with a plan they entitled the Greensward Plan. Central Park is one of the world's largest urban public parks. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1962.
中央公园是位于纽约曼哈顿中心的公共公园。在1858年为了提升和扩展公园而举行的设计竞赛中，弗里德里克.劳.奥姆斯特的和卡尔沃特.沃的冠以 “草皮计划” 的方案赢得该竞赛。同年开始施工，在美国南北战争期间也没有中断并于1873年完工。中央公园是全世界最大的都市公共公园之一。该公园于1962年被列为国家历史文物。
View of the northern part of Times Square, with Two Times Square in the center- 2 Times Square
Times Square is a major commercial intersection in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue and stretching from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Times Square – iconified as "The Crossroads of the World" and the "The Great White Way"– is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway theater district, one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections, and a major center of the world's entertainment industry.
Times Square - "The Crossroads of the World"纽约时代广场-“世界十字路口”View of the southern part of Times Square, with One Times Square in the center - The former New York Times Tower (1904)
Formerly Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in April 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building – now called One Times Square – site of the annual Times Square Ball drop on its roof on New Year's Eve. The northern triangle of Times Square is technically Duffy Square, dedicated in 1937 to Chaplain Francis P. Duffy
广场前身是朗埃克广场，之所以称其为“时代广场”是因为1904年纽约时报的总部搬迁到新落成的时代大厦 – 现在称之为时代广场一号 – 是每年著名的午夜水晶球倒数计时仪式的场所。时代广场北边的三角形实际上是达菲广场，是为纪念弗朗斯西.P.达菲牧师于1937年命名的。