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New York City is the center of the world. by Mind Map: New York City
is the center of the world.
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New York City is the center of the world.

Doing the world's business

NYSE

Home to the world's largest stock exchange

Wall Street

According to Cinco Dias, New York controlled 40% of the world's finances by the end of 2008, making it the largest financial center in the world

International visitors

United Nations

Assembles the world's leaders for international cooperation

Ellis Island

Welcomed generations of immigrants from around the world to America's shores

Culture

Art

Metropolitan Museum, Houses some of the world's most famous and valuable works of art

Guggenheim, Its architecture alone, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, is world famous

Theater

Broadway, Setting the standard for excellence in drama and musicals; launching productions that travel the globe

Fashion

Fashion Week, The world looks to New York for guidance about what is the latest and greatest in men's and women's clothing

Immortalized in the media

Television Shows with New York as its backdrop

"Today Show"

"Sex and the City"

"Saturday Night Live"

Iconic Movies with New York as its backdrop

King Kong

Superman

Annie Hall

Coming to America

Wall Street

Iconic public spaces

Statue of Liberty

Literally a beacon representing America's unique mission as the convocation of all the world's people

Empire State Building

For years, the world's tallest building and a symbol of the modern world

Grant's Tomb

As a grand monument to the Civil War leader who kept the country intact, this is a testament to the strength of the American experiment

Central Park

A vast public space that inspired many others around the world

Internationally renowed universities

New York University

Growing international presence

Columbia University

Large international presence; huge draw among international students

The center of festivities

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

A symbol for the world about America's famous holiday

New Year's Eve in Times Square

An internationally recognized symbol of the new year

Lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree

A tradition known the world over

Major transportation hubs

Grand Central Terminal and Port Authority

Largest train station in the world and busiest bus station in the world

JFK, Newark, LaGuardia Airports

Three of the busiest airports in the world -- all in one city; you can get to anywhere in the world from New York