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Reading Comprehension - New York City Points of Interest


Develop your reading skills. Read the following text about New York and answer the comprehension questions


New York city

New York city is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area,and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

Here are some of the most famous points of interest in New York City.

New York City Points of interest

Empire State Building

Empire State Building:
The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (380 m), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 feet (443 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State.

 

Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty:
The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in the middle of New York Harbor, in Manhattan, New York City. The statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and dedicated on October 28, 1886, was a gift to the United States from the people of France.

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located in New York City, is the largest art museum in the United States and one of the ten largest in the world.

Central Park

Central Park:
Central Park is an urban park in the New York City borough of Manhattan. It was initially opened in 1857, on 778 acres of city-owned land.

GE Building

GE Building:
The Comcast Building is an Art Deco skyscraper that forms the centerpiece of Rockefeller Center in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, United States. Known as the RCA Building until 1988 and the GE Building from 1988 to 2014, is most famous for housing the NBC television network headquarters.

The United Nations Headquarters

The United Nations Headquarters:
The headquarters of the United Nations is a complex in New York City. The complex has served as the official headquarters of the United Nations since its completion in 1952. It is located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan, on spacious grounds overlooking the East River.

Source: Wikipedia

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