Statue of Liberty Museum of Immigration

Visit the Statue of Liberty and American Museum of Immigration.  … the world’s most famous statue and a symbol of liberty in the United States. This 151-foot-high statue on its 152-foot-high pedestal has welcomed millions of immigrants coming from lands across the sea. It was dedicated in 1886 and was a gift of the people […]

Sail the Hudson River

Sail the Hudson River on the new, luxurious excursion vessel “DAYLINER” “DAYLINER”Largest and finest river boat built in America in this generationCapacity 3500 passengers Overall length 308 feet by 65 foot beam Cruise up the beautiful Hudson River aboard our new vessel the Dayliner for 9 cool hours. Just sit back, relax, and feast your […]

Ellis Island and Governors Island

Ellis Island, once the gateway to our country, through which passed 16 million immigrants between 1892 and 1954. It was abandoned in 1954 and in May 1965 was proclaimed as a part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument by President Lyndon Johnson in order to preserve it as an important symbol of America’s history. […]

Battery Park City

Extending for one mile on landfill in the Hudson River on either side of the World Trade Center is Battery Park City, a $1 billion plus new-town-in-town being built by a public authority created by the State of New York. When completed in 1986, Battery Park City will be occupied by upwards of 16,000 families […]

South Street Seaport Museum

The South Street Seaport Museum, founded in 1967 to preserve and restore what remains of New York’s nineteenth-century seaport, is seen from helicopter. The Museum has historic vessels which can be boarded by the public and stages exhi­bitions aboard the vessels and in its landside galleries.The museum offers educa­tional programs throughout the year, a winter […]

Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan Bridge and Williamsburg

The famous Brooklyn Bridge, built nearly a century ago, was de­signed by John Augustus Roebling. It was the first bridge to connect Man­hattan with Long Island, and its designer was a many-sided genius, learned in philosophy, in mathematics, a musician, a linguist and the owner of a magnifi­cent library. The bridge was twice as long […]