Since 1931, the Empire State Building has been the symbol of New York City and the cynosure of its skyline. Its observatories are a well-known tourist attraction since, on a clear day, they offer an 80-mile panoramic view of the city and the world beyond.
The Faison Firehouse Theater is home to the American Performing Arts Collaborative (APAC), Inc. a not-for-profit (501c3) organization co-founded by Tony Award Winner, George Faison and Tad Schnugg in 1997. For more than forty years, George Faison has been a driving force in the theater as well as film, video, television, concert dance, concert staging, television commercials and trade shows. George is internationally recognized as having achieved a preeminent place among the world's most important directors, choreographers and writers and is known for his uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the production and nourishment of socially relevant art ...
Federal Hall has been the site of government activity for more than 300 years. There are regular guided tours and the galleries mount exhibitions for all ages.
This initiative in NYC involved scores of downtown organizations working together to imagine the future city. The festival included a three-day slate of symposia; a StreetFest along the Bowery on May 7; and over 100 independent projects and public events which took place on the weekend of May 7 and 8.
Home to the Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA), Flushing Town Hall presents high-quality, award-winning performing and visual arts programs, including theater, jazz, classical and world music, dance, puppetry arts, and family programs with interactive workshops.
The site of George Washington's emotional farewell to his officers at the end of the Revolutionary War, this reconstructed 18th-century building hosts varied exhibits on the early history of the United States.
The French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) encourages the appreciation of French language and culture and fosters cross-cultural exchange. It offers French classes as well as cultural programming and a lending library at its 1925 Beaux-Arts building on the Upper East Side.
The museum boasts one of the world's most important collections of Western painting, sculpture and decorative arts. The art works can be seen in a domestic space (a mansion), the way the Frick family lived with them.
Dedicated in 1897, the General Grant National Memorial is the largest mausoleum in America. Its sheer size reflects the immense reverence Americans felt for this former general and president.