The New York City Transit Complex at Coney Island is the largest transit maintenance facility in the United States. Located in Brooklyn, NY the 75 acre complex has been in continuous operation since its opening in 1926, and is the primary repair facility for New York's fleet of 6,400 subway cars (as of 2002).
A small general aviation (CIRRUS SR-20) crashed in the Belaire Condominiums at East 72nd & York Avenue in New York City.
Onboard was the Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor, which was both killed in the accident.
The Christchurch Town Hall is the city's premier performing
arts centre. Situated beside the River Avon in the very heart
of Christchurch, the complex provides a magnificent setting
for the performing arts and complements the Christchurch
Convention Centre (which is attached by airbridge) with a
number of versatile conference and meeting room facilities.
Famous Dakota building at 72nd Street and Central Park West in New York City, perhaps (and unfortunately) best known as the 1970s home and 1980 assassination site of ex-Beatle John Lennon. Used in numerous movies, most notably as the location for Roman Polanski's adaptation of Ira Levin's "Rosemary's Baby."
Henry E. Steinway (February 17, 1797 – February 7, 1871) was a German piano manufacturer and the founder of Steinway & Sons.
Steinway was born Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg in Wolfshagen im Harz, Germany, and had a hard and poor childhood, because by the age of 15, his mother, father, and all of his siblings were dead from disease and tragedy. At the age of 15 he began work as ...
First occupied by Gala Amusement Park, the site was turned into a 105-acre private flying field in 1929. Ground was broken on September 9, 1937 for a new airport, which was built jointly by the City of New York and the Federal Works Progress Administration.
New York City Municipal Airport was dedicated on October 15, 1939. On November 2, 1939, the name was changed to New York Municipal ...
Flushing Meadows Park, also sometimes referred to as Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, is located in northern Queens, New York City, USA at the intersection of the Long Island Expressway and the Grand Central Parkway. It is the third largest public park in the City of New York and was created as the site of the 1939/1940 New York World's Fair and ...
New York Central Harlem Division. This railroad is operated as far north as Wassaic by Metro North Railroad. The New York & Harlem Railroad Company, founded in 1831, is responsible for $7.8 million in (redeemable in gold) 3 ½ bonds due in the year 2043. These bonds are legally secured by the 127-mile right-of-way from New York City to Chatham AND by GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL! Currently, these borr...
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