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New York (offiziell The City of New York) ist eine Weltstadt an der Ostküste der Vereinigten Staaten. Die Stadt liegt im Bundesstaat New York und ist mit mehr als acht Millionen Einwohnern die größte Stadt der USA. Um sie vom gleichnamigen Bundesstaat zu unterscheiden, wird sie im Englischen New York City oder kurz NYC genannt.

Ihr Gebiet umfasst die fünf Boroughs genannten Stadtbezirke Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens und Staten Island. Diese sind in weitere Stadtteile gegliedert. Die Metropolregion New York mit 18,8 Mio. Einwohnern ist einer der bedeutendsten Wirtschaftsräume und Handelsplätze der Welt, Sitz vieler internationaler Konzerne und Organisationen (so auch der Vereinten Nationen) und wichtiger Hafen an der amerikanischen Ostküste. Die Stadt genießt mit ihrer großen Anzahl an Sehenswürdigkeiten, den 500 Galerien, etwa 200 Museen, mehr als 150 Theatern und mehr als 18.000 Restaurants Weltruf in den Bereichen Kunst und Kultur.

Der Spitzname der Stadt lautet Big Apple.
Die Aufnahmen sind sind von zwei Reisen, 2008 und 2011.
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New York City (officially The City of New York) is the most populous city in the United States. The New York metropolitan area ranks among the world's most populous urban areas. It is a leading global city, exerting a powerful influence over worldwide commerce, finance, culture, and entertainment. The city is also an important center for international affairs, hosting the United Nations headquarters.

It is the most densely populated major city in the United States, with an estimated 8,274,527 people occupying just under 305 square miles (790 km2). New York is unique among American cities for its high use of and 24-hour availability of mass transit, and for the overall density and diversity of its population. In 2005, nearly 170 languages were spoken in the city and 36% of its population was born outside the United States. The city is sometimes referred to as "The City that Never Sleeps", while other nicknames include Gotham and the Big Apple.

Founded in 1624 as a commercial trading post by the Dutch, who called it New Amsterdam, it served as the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790, and has been the nation's largest city since 1790.

Today, the city has many landmarks and neighborhoods that are world famous. The Statue of Liberty greeted millions of immigrants as they came to America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Wall Street, in Lower Manhattan, has been a dominant global financial center since World War II and is home to the New York Stock Exchange. The city has been home to several of the tallest buildings in the world, including the Empire State Building and the twin towers of the former World Trade Center.

The photos were shot 2008 and 2011.

Quelle/Source: Wikipedia

Times Square

Times Square

Grand Central Terminal and Empire State Building

Grand Central Terminal and Empire State Building

Subway

Subway

Lower East Side

Lower East Side

Merchants House Museum

Merchants House Museum

City Hall Park

City Hall Park

World Trade Center Site

World Trade Center Site

Financial District and Battery Park

Financial District and Battery Park

Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island

Statue Of Liberty and Ellis Island

Long Island City

Long Island City