|The ornate top of the Art Deco Chrysler Building in midtown Mahanttan, East 42nd St.|
|The Statue of Liberty, as seen from the Staten Island Ferry.|
|Looking up the East River from the Staten Island Ferry. The iconic Brooklyn Bridge spans the river.|
|The GE Building, also known as 30 Rockefeller Center, seen from Fifth Ave. and West 50th St.|
|The GE Building by night.|
|The famous Rockefeller Plaza Christmas tree.|
|The Christmas tree towers over the statue of Atlas at the head of the Rockefeller Plaza skating rink.|
|A view of the interior lobby of 30 Rockefeller Center. The mural 'American Progress' adorns the rear wall.|
|The frieze 'Wisdom' above the main entrance to the GE Building.|
|Another of the Art Deco friezes for which the buildings of Rockefeller Center is famous.|
|The frieze over the entrance to the RCA Building of the Rockefeller Center.|
|The Radio City Music Hall at Sixth Ave. and West 50th St.|
|The Roosevelt Hotel, seen from East 45th St. and Vanderbilt Ave.|
|The main entrance to the Roosevelt Hotel.|
|The lobby of the Roosevelt Hotel. The hotel opened in 1924 and featured street-level retail shops as bars were banned in the Prohibition era.|
|A view of the lobby from the second-floor mezzanine.|
|The Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain in Bryant Park. The fountain was dedicated in 1912 to the social worker and founder of the Charity Organization Society.|
|A view of some of the Holiday Shops at Bryant Park, selling gifts, jewelry, clothing, hot apple cider, and cosmetics.|
|A view of the 40th St. Allée in Bryant Park. Inspired by French garden design, Bryant Park features promenades lined with London plane trees, garden beds, and a large central lawn.|
|The Southwest Porch café located at the southwest corner of the park is just one of the 'witchcraft food kiosks operating in Bryant Park year round.|
|A view of the Met Life Building at Park Ave. and East 45th St. This building, which soars over Grand Central Terminal, was opened in 1963 and once served as the headquarters of Pan American Airways.|
|A view inside Grand Central Terminal's main concourse, facing east. This iconic New York transportation hub opened in 1871 and was rebuilt in 1913 and 1994-2000.|
|The entrance to the New York Public Library Main Branch on Fifth Ave. at West 42nd St. The white marble Beaux Arts building opened in 1911. The library's enormous underground stacks stretch under adjacent Bryant Park.|
|The Rose Main Reading Room is 78 feet wide, 297 feet long, and 52 feet high, with massive chandeliers & ornately-carved and elaborately-painted ceilings.|
|The New York Police Department Times Square Station, with its neon lights designed to fit in with its surroundings.|
|Virgil's Real BBQ restaurant at 152 West 44th St. This restaurant, opened in 1994, serves ribs, brisket, pulled pork, and other barbeque favourites in a down-home atmosphere.|
|The main entrance to the American Museum of Natural History, at Central Park West and West 81st St.|
|The downtown Manhattan skyline, as seen from the Staten Island Ferry. One World Trade Center is under construction on the left.|
|A closeup of One World Trade Center under construction in dowtown Manhattan.|
|An armed US Coast Guard boat escorts the Staten Island Ferry across the harbour from Staten Island to Manhattan.|
|A view of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge from the Staten Island Ferry.|
|Tankers and freighters moored in a sunny New York harbour, with the Verrazano Narrows Bridge in the background.|
|The skyline of Brooklyn.|
|A closeup view of one of the piers of the Brooklyn Bridge traversing the East River.|
|Passengers disembark from the Staten Island Ferry at the Manhattan terminal.|
|Looking northeast up Central Park from Belvedere Castle. |
The body of water is the Turtle Pond.
|Belvedere Castle, a visitor centre and weather|
reporting station in Central Park. Visitors can
climb to the top of the castle for spectacular
views of the park.
|A view of Belvedere Castle's observation deck.|
|A view of the Lake and the Bethesda Fountain from the Bethesda Terrace in Central Park.|
|Another view of Bethesda Terrace and the Bethesda Fountain.|
|The Loeb Boathouse on the Lake, near Bethesda Terrace.|
|A horse-drawn carriage proceeds along East Drive in Central Park.|
|The Glade Arch, one of the numerous picturesque stone arches scattered throughout Central Park.|
|A view of the skyscrapers on West 59th St. across |
from the park's southern boundary.
|Despite it being January, Central Park's lawns were still green.|
|A view of the midtown Manhattan skyline, looking southwest|
from a rocky bluff in Central Park.
|A view of the skating rink in Central Park.|
|A view up The Mall|
|Ducks swim in The Pond, with the quaint Gapstow Bridge |
in the background.
|Looking south over The Pond. The Plaza Hotel is the white building on the right.|
|A closeup of the 20-story Plaza Hotel on Central Park South/West 59th St.|
|The National Museum of the American Indian, across from|
Bowling Green Park in lower Manhattan.
|The entrance to the Wall Street subway station on Broadway, |
served by the 4 and 5 trains.
|The entrance to the New York Stock Exchange|
on Wall Street in lower Manhattan.
|Union Square at 14th St. in the Flatiron District.|
|Equestrian statue of George Washington at the southern|
end of Union Square.
|New York, old & new: Met Life Tower (1909) on |
the left and One Madison Park (2010) on the right.
|Inside Trinity Church, built in 1846 at the |
intersection of Wall St. and Broadway
|Trinity Church cemetary.|
|A napkin from Macy's Cellar Bar & Grill, one of the restaurants located in Macy's flagship New York store at Herald Square/ West 34th Street and Broadway.|
Below: The visitor's guide (circa January 2013) to the American Museum of Natural History, New York City.
Below: The guide to the New York Public Library's "Lunch Hour" exhibit on display at the Main Branch in Bryant Park (Fifth Ave. and East 42nd St.) in January 2013. The exhibit showcases the impact of urban life on the evolution of the midday meal, with an assortment of photos and restaurant menus dating back to the late-19th century.