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New York City is considered to be the secret capital of the world. Its global significance, being also situated just off the east coast of the United States, with more than eight million inhabitants whilst also being the most populous city in the United States, is manifested in the presence of international institutions.
The immigrant city is distributed across five districts and is known for its heterogeneous population structure - African Americans, whites, Asians, Hispanics - ethnic groups of all compass directions have found a new home in New York. The skyline of New York visualizes the modern architectural history. New York received the first skyscraper with the construction of the triangular Flatiron Building in 1902. The near Central Park, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright Spiralbau, is characteristic of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum opened in 1959 and is home to works by modern masters as well as works by contemporary artists. But there is also architecture which no longer exists, such as the World Trade Centre, which is amongst the most iconic buildings in the city and was destroyed in 2001. The undisputed landmark remains the most visible Statue of Liberty which dates from 1886 and stands on Liberty Island, south of Manhattan.
The cultural scene in New York is legendary. Along with Time Square, Broadway attracts many musical performances to the theatre district. One of the most prestigious international exhibition houses with various offices is also resident in New York: the Museum of Modern Art, a museum of modern and contemporary art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art opened again in 1880 with its collection spanning a wide range from ancient Egyptian temples to modern art. The diverse celebrations of different cultures are distributed over the year in New York.
New York is the urban centre of world trade. Actors of the largest financial centres and economies meet here; international companies and organizations have their headquarters in New York.
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