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Le Blue Note, un bar de jazz mondialement connu

Photos of the John Scofield concert at the Blue Note

John Scofield is one of the “big three” jazz guitarists of today (along with Pat Metheny and Bill Frisell). His influence developed in the 90’s and has continued into the 21st century. Possessing a very distinctive and often slightly distorted rock sound, Scofield is a masterful jazz improviser whose music generally falls somewhere between post-bop, […]

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Faïence d'Égypte d'un hippopotame bleu

Photos of the Brooklyn Museum in New York

With a surface area of 52,000 m2, 1.5 million objects to discover and more than 500,000 visitors each year, the Brooklyn Museum of Art offers a true cultural world tour. It is one of the oldest museums in the United States, having opened its doors in 1897. Located in Prospect Park, it is known for […]

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Times Square est aussi surnommée Cross of the World

Photos of Times Square, the heart of New York

In New York City, Times Square is the busiest square in Manhattan. Sometimes referred to as the Cross of the World, you’ll find many LED screens and costumed characters in Times Square. It’s a great place to take a selfie and one of New York’s must-see sites. It is only recently that Times Square has […]

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Vue sur New York depuis le 70e étage

Photos of New York from the Top of the Rock

Located at 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the Top of the Rock is the top of the Comcast Building, a 70-story tower built from 1931 to 1933. At the top, you have access to a spectacular observatory on the city of New York. You can see the Empire State Building of course, but you can also see […]

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Plus de 4 millions d'ouvrages sur ses étagères

Photos of the New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is New York’s great library, located in the heart of the city on Fifth Avenue. The building, which covers 60,000 square meters, is built in a style now considered the height of the Beaux-Arts style. This central library contains more than 4 million books, some of which are very rare, […]

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La statue de la Liberté a une infrastructure de fer et de cuivre

Photos of the cruise to the Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty, located on New York’s Liberty Island, was the first thing thousands of immigrants to the United States saw, arriving by boat. In her right hand, she holds a torch that symbolizes a guide for men. Her left hand holds a plaque representing the Declaration of Independence, on which is engraved the […]

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The Phantom of the Opera au Majectic Theatre

Photos from the musical The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera is one of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s greatest musicals, based on the novel Le Fantôme de l’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, premiered at Her Majesty’s Theatre in London in September 1986. Its soundtrack is one of the best-selling albums, with estimated sales of between 24 and 40 million copies worldwide. The Phantom […]

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La cathédrale Saint-Patrick est de style néo-gothique

Photos of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral in New York

A highly symbolic monument for New Yorkers, Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is located in the Manhattan neighborhood, a few meters from Rockefeller Center. Its facade and main entrance face the chic and famous Fifth Avenue, at the corner of 50th Street. It is the largest Gothic Revival Catholic cathedral in North America. It is dedicated to […]

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Photos of the Empire State Building, the mythical skyscraper

The Empire State Building is an emblematic tourist site in New York: it is one of the highest (381 m) and most famous skyscrapers in the city. Its construction began in 1930, shortly after the stock market crash of 1929: at the time of its inauguration in 1931, its developers had the worst difficulties in […]

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L'église Trinity Church est l’œuvre de l’architecte Richard Upjohn

Photos of Trinity Church on Wall Street

Trinity Church, located on Wall Street in the Manhattan borough, is the work of the American architect Richard Upjohn, who designed it in a neo-Gothic style. When the church was consecrated on May 1, 1846 (Ascension Day), its neo-Gothic inspired spire, topped by a golden cross, dominated the urban panorama of lower Manhattan. Despite the […]

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