34th Street retail district
- Macy’s, “The World’s Largest Store”, and the holdout in Herald Square
- How all those stores got there!
Empire State Building
- Why did such a tall building get built so many years ago?
- Why was at that location before it got built?
Times Square history
- Longacre Square and the New York Times
- How all those lights got there!
New York Public Library 'lions' and Bryant Park
- Do those lions have names? (they do)
- What was at that location before the library and the park?
- Why does it look a little like the Empire State Building?
Grand Central Terminal
- Is it a “terminal” or a “station”?
- Why are the stars on the ceiling backwards?
- Why were there more trains stopping there many years ago?
- Why did the building almost get demolished?
- See the “whispering gallery”