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    New York City remains as the largest city of the United States, and to many it is considered one of the greatest cities in the world. Since its beginning as the Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam, the city has been challenged by the integration of millions of immigrants with a variety of cultures, languages, and different racial and ethnic backgrounds. This has not only defined the city’s rich history and diverse metropolis, but its contributions to the American way of life and culture remains relevant

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    Crime In New York

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    New York in the 1800’s was a land that brought new idea, freedom, and prosperity. It however, did not bring the ideal safety that many of us have today. Over population was a problem in many houses, fires and crime rates ran very high, and jobs did not promise any security. In fact, New York was not a very safe place to live at all. Over population In New York served as a very big issue to European immigrants. The first immigrants to come over were Germany and Irish, with Southern and Eastern Europeans

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    The Harsh Life of the Slums in New York City During the end of the 19th century, there were a lot of economic and social problems between the government, rich, the poor, and businesses. The poor received a lot of those problems. Some of the problems were poor work conditions, child labor, and unsanitary living conditions that might have caused an increase in crime and drinking. The rich and government did not acknowledge those problems about the poor. Thus, come upon the Progressive era. The Progressive

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    Project New York was explored by the Dutch in 1609, and was originally called New Amsterdam. It’s site contained many advantages to the inhabitants. ‘The sheltered, natural harbour formed by the Hudson and East Rivers provided a safe, deep anchorage. There was an extensive waterfront for the development of docks.’ So as you can see from this quote, there were no problems related to water supply and drainage as there were two massive water bodies in New York. Furthermore, the people living in New York

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    New York City Skyscraper

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    New York City is steeped in the history of the skyscraper. Since the completion of the 348-foot World Building in 1890, the love affair The City has had with iconic buildings has spanned over a century. With man’s desire to reach unyielding heights brought into view an ever-changing skyline. The World Building (348 feet) Since 1890, eleven structures have been cataloged as world’s tallest building. From the 1910s to the 1930s, 16 of the cities tallest buildings were built: the Woolworth, Bank of

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    In “Kickflipping New York” , Akiko Busch illustrates the knowledge of New York in her own perspective thinking that New York’s architecture is extravagant and well known for it, however the mother is much more exposed to how New York is by her sons enjoyment and admiration to the city for a different reason, learning that New York can be loved in different ways and reasons. Leading to another story “Here is New York”, E.B White’s view on the story displays how the city is full of gifts of opportunity

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    New York Yankees History

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    the New York Yankees, the most storied franchise in sports. They have an insurmountable amount of accomplishments in their history but forget all that for a moment. Travel back to a time before all the greatness and before all the legends who dawned the pinstripes, back to a time before the Core Four, before Mantle, Berra, Joe DiMaggio, even before the original Murderers’ Row. Back to a moment of time where one man created the American League and more importantly brought a team to New York. The

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    The New York Yankees is one of the greatest teams in the MLB with twenty-seven World Series championships. What many people don’t know, however, they were not always the New York Yankees. The Yankees logo come from the first ever NYPD officer ever killed in the line of duty. The logo was made by the Tiffany and Co. The interlocking NY was designed and made in 1877 for a medal for the family of officer John McDowell. The Yankees then adopted the logo that was design by Louis B.Tiffany in 1909. The

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    shared by the feminine and masculine social expectations and associations within her work. New York City did not just gave Louise Nevelson the opportunity to inspire from the Abstract Expressionist that was a “cross-fertilization had been essential to her development as an artist”, but also the architecture of the city as a source of inspiration. (Lisle, 129). Nevelson always mentioned the impact of New York City as a megapolis on her large scale works made in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. For

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    Delirious New York – Rem Koolhaas In a celebration of New York, Koolhaas’s delirious New York depicts the city as a metaphor for the incredible diversity in human behavior. He suggests that the city holds infinite possibilities for material and fictional activities and events and that the ‘culture of congestion’ is ultimately the essence of a metropolitan lifestyle. He pays homage to Coney Island, "the laboratory", highlighting the vital role it played in the building philosophies that would emerge

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    The Blizzard in New York City has reached almost a record level when it was measured on Saturday that the snow dumped 26 inches. The 26 inches was the equivalent of a whole winter season 's snow. Unfortunately, as of this weekend in New York City, three deaths have been counted because of the blizzard. Roads are shut down effective 7:00 AM Sunday morning. This affects all New York City roads. The shut down also includes bridges and tunnels. The Long Island Rail Road, above-ground services and

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    A visit to New York City is an amazing experience for anyone. The atmosphere is completely different than the suburbs I’m so used to, which made all of the experiences even better. The memory is very vivid to me because of how fantastic the things to experience in the city are. The drive there from my suburban home was long, with not much to see as far as views on the way. I arrived at my hotel which was extravagant for just a hotel, with gold accents covering the entire foyer and sparkling clean

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    New York is many cities in one. Most people think that New York has been explored in every corner and up to its smallest points but did you know that the big apple is filled with hidden gems and treasures that are yet to be explored. So let’s take a tour around New York and look beyond hustle and bustle of the flashing skyline and skyscrapers and you will see New York’s beautiful spots that are hidden from most travelers. New Yorker Hotel The New Yorker Hotel is known to be the place where Nikola

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    Miami and New York both are wonderful places to visit. New York, it is one of the most populated cities in the U.S for their large buildings and Miami is one of the state most popular vacation spots. Although there are several similarities between Miami and New York, there are many obvious differences between them in their economy, entertainment, and cultures. New York and Miami are well known for their economy. Living in Miami or New York is extremely luxurious. Firstly, both are expensive places

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    People looked different in this borough they looked more relaxed they weren’t moving so rapidly to get somewhere as to the Yankees in Manhattan. My anticipation built to be here was finally fulfilled, always hearing a new story from my family over the years I always felt I had to go and experience this crowned jewel of a city. “This is my borough” my boyfriend say’s moving here at an early age he had a lot to overcome on his own. Raising a family here, living in shelters

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    New York Draft Riot Essay

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    Persecution amongst the rich and the poor had colossal influence in not just The New York Draft Riot of 1863 additionally the Watts uproar of 1992. Bigotry likewise brought on the tragedies that spread all through New York City and Los Angeles. April of 1863, President Lincoln issued a decree calling for 300,000 men, and if your name were called, you were going to battle in the common war unless you had 300 dollars, then you could purchase out of the draft. The Los Angeles uproar was the most noticeably

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    “The average police response time in 2012 was 9.1 minutes, compared to 6.9 minutes in 2007 in New York City, an increase of 31 percent (NY Post),” and this does not include the time between placing and answering calls. The massive increase in response time is threating the safety of the residents of New York City, and while the government is introducing new plans to help alleviate the problem, their solutions are not working. Public safety is a public good; it is non-excludable because everyone

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    New York Genre 1 As a little girl I never had the desire, like most, to travel to New York, but here I am, 18 and living the dream in New York City. The day after I turned 18 I boarded a plane and was off to start my new adventure in New York. In my days in New York my eyes have been opened to how different things are in the city than back home in Utah and Idaho. It has definitely been a drastic change getting used to the homesickness, Mormonism in the city, transportation and the people of the

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    New York City Ballet was founded in 1948 by George Balanchine and Lincoln Kirstein. Kirstein’s goal was to create a place for young dancers to train in American ballet with the greatest ballet masters. They met in London in 1933, where Kirstein encouraged Balanchine to come to America. They opened the School of American Ballet in 1934, before starting the professional company. It was designed as a way for Balanchine to train dancers in his innovative style and technique. They wanted dancers who

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    Prior to my trip to New York, I never had the urge to travel or realized just how large of an impact it can have on you as a person. It allows one to see people and places never seen before, and it can teach valuable lessons while exploring parts of the world that are not seen routinely. This trip to New York was embarked upon by myself, and my two roommates Lee and Igor. What I learned from this experience is that I strive to be very successful with money, while giving back to the economy and to

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