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Download mobile apps. Find social channels. Stay in Touch. Your Elected Officials. Scott Stringer Comptroller. Jumaane Williams Public Advocate. Most of the borough is situated on Manhattan Island , at the mouth of the Hudson River. Manhattan Island is loosely divided into the Lower , Midtown , and Uptown regions.
Harlem was predominantly occupied by Jewish and Italian Americans in the 19th century until the Great Migration. It was the center of the Harlem Renaissance. The borough of Manhattan also includes a small neighborhood on the mainland, called Marble Hill , which is contiguous with the Bronx. New York City's remaining four boroughs are collectively referred to as the O uter Boroughs. Brooklyn Kings County , on the western tip of Long Island , is the city's most populous borough.
Brooklyn is known for its cultural, social, and ethnic diversity, an independent art scene, distinct neighborhoods , and a distinctive architectural heritage. Downtown Brooklyn is the largest central core neighborhood in the Outer Boroughs. The borough has a long beachfront shoreline including Coney Island , established in the s as one of the earliest amusement grounds in the U. Queens Queens County , on Long Island north and east of Brooklyn, is geographically the largest borough, the most ethnically diverse county in the United States,  and the most ethnically diverse urban area in the world.
Downtown Flushing has become one of the busiest central core neighborhoods in the outer boroughs. Open tennis tournament at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Additionally, two of the three busiest airports serving the New York metropolitan area, John F. It is the location of Yankee Stadium , the baseball park of the New York Yankees , and home to the largest cooperatively owned housing complex in the United States, Co-op City.
Staten Island Richmond County is the most suburban in character of the five boroughs. New York has architecturally noteworthy buildings in a wide range of styles and from distinct time periods, from the Dutch Colonial Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House in Brooklyn, the oldest section of which dates to , to the modern One World Trade Center , the skyscraper at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan and the most expensive office tower in the world by construction cost.
Manhattan's skyline , with its many skyscrapers, is universally recognized, and the city has been home to several of the tallest buildings in the world. The Zoning Resolution required setbacks in new buildings and restricted towers to a percentage of the lot size , to allow sunlight to reach the streets below.
The buildings have distinctive ornamentation, such as the eagles at the corners of the 61st floor on the Chrysler Building, and are considered some of the finest examples of the Art Deco style. The character of New York's large residential districts is often defined by the elegant brownstone rowhouses and townhouses and shabby tenements that were built during a period of rapid expansion from to In neighborhoods such as Riverdale in the Bronx , Ditmas Park in Brooklyn , and Douglaston in Queens , large single-family homes are common in various architectural styles such as Tudor Revival and Victorian.
Stone and brick became the city's building materials of choice after the construction of wood-frame houses was limited in the aftermath of the Great Fire of In the s, the city required their installation on buildings higher than six stories to prevent the need for excessively high water pressures at lower elevations, which could break municipal water pipes.
According to the United States Geological Survey , an updated analysis of seismic hazard in July revealed a "slightly lower hazard for tall buildings" in New York City than previously assessed. Scientists estimated this lessened risk based upon a lower likelihood than previously thought of slow shaking near the city, which would be more likely to cause damage to taller structures from an earthquake in the vicinity of the city.
The suburbs to the immediate north and west lie in the transitional zone between humid subtropical and humid continental climates Dfa.
Winters are chilly and damp, and prevailing wind patterns that blow sea breezes offshore temper the moderating effects of the Atlantic Ocean; yet the Atlantic and the partial shielding from colder air by the Appalachian Mountains keep the city warmer in the winter than inland North American cities at similar or lesser latitudes such as Pittsburgh , Cincinnati , and Indianapolis.
The daily mean temperature in January, the area's coldest month, is Spring and autumn are unpredictable and can range from cool to warm, although they are usually mild with low humidity. Summers are typically hot and humid, with a daily mean temperature of Nighttime temperatures are often enhanced due to the urban heat island effect. The city receives Average winter snowfall between and has been Hurricanes and tropical storms are rare in the New York area. The coldest month on record is January , with a mean temperature of The coldest year is , with a mean temperature of The wettest month was August , with The driest year on record is , with The wettest year was , with The snowiest season Jul—Jun on record is —, with The least snowy season was —, with 2.
The latest seasonal trace of snowfall occurred on May 9, in both and See Geography of New York City for additional climate information from the outer boroughs. Hundreds of private properties are listed on the National Register of Historic Places or as a National Historic Landmark such as, for example, the Stonewall Inn , part of the Stonewall National Monument in Greenwich Village , as the catalyst of the modern gay rights movement.
Brooklyn is home to Fort Hamilton , the U. The facility was established in on the site of a small battery utilized during the American Revolution , and it is one of America's longest serving military forts.
It also houses the th Transportation Brigade, the nd Aeromedical Staging Squadron, and a military entrance processing station.
Other formerly active military reservations still utilized for National Guard and military training or reserve operations in the city include Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island and Fort Totten in Queens. Civil War, the number of blacks declined over a decade. By , Germans constituted the largest immigrant group, followed by the Irish , Jews , and Italians.
Asian Americans in New York City , according to the census, number more than one million, greater than the combined totals of San Francisco and Los Angeles. The Chinese population constitutes the fastest-growing nationality in New York State; multiple satellites of the original Manhattan Chinatown , in Brooklyn , and around Flushing, Queens , are thriving as traditionally urban enclaves—while also expanding rapidly eastward into suburban Nassau County  on Long Island ,  as the New York metropolitan region and New York State have become the top destinations for new Chinese immigrants, respectively, and large-scale Chinese immigration continues into New York City and surrounding areas,       with the largest metropolitan Chinese diaspora outside Asia,   including an estimated , individuals in In , 6.
Filipinos were the largest Southeast Asian ethnic group at 0. Indians are the largest South Asian group, comprising 2. The European diaspora residing in the city is very diverse. Additionally, Greek and French Americans numbered 65, each, with those of Hungarian descent estimated at 60, people.
Ukrainian and Scottish Americans numbered 55, and 35,, respectively. People identifying ancestry from Spain numbered 30, total in People of Norwegian and Swedish descent both stood at about 20, each, while people of Czech , Lithuanian , Portuguese , Scotch-Irish , and Welsh descent all numbered between 12, and 14, Central Asians , primarily Uzbek Americans , are a rapidly growing segment of the city's non-Hispanic white population, enumerating over 30,, and including more than half of all Central Asian immigrants to the United States,  most settling in Queens or Brooklyn.
Albanian Americans are most highly concentrated in the Bronx. The wider New York City metropolitan statistical area, with more than twenty million people, about fifty percent more than second-place Los Angeles ,  is also ethnically diverse ,  with the largest foreign-born population of any metropolitan region in the world. The New York region continues to be by far the leading metropolitan gateway for legal immigrants admitted into the United States, substantially exceeding the combined totals of Los Angeles and Miami.
Since , a Little Australia has emerged and is growing rapidly representing the Australasian presence in Nolita, Manhattan. The New York metropolitan area is home to a prominent self-identifying gay and bisexual community estimated at nearly , individuals, the largest in the United States and one of the world's largest. The annual New York City Pride March or gay pride parade traverses southward down Fifth Avenue and ends at Greenwich Village in Lower Manhattan; the parade rivals the Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade as the largest pride parade in the world, attracting tens of thousands of participants and millions of sidewalk spectators each June.
The New York area is the 14th-largest religious metropolis in the United States. Largely a result of Western European missionary work and colonialism, Christianity is the largest religion as of Eastern Catholics are divided into numerous jurisdictions throughout the city. The Church of God in Christ is one of the largest predominantly-black Pentecostal denominations in the area. Judaism , with approximately 1. Reform Jewish communities are prevalent through the area.
New York City has a high degree of income disparity as indicated by its Gini Coefficient of 0. Madrid is quiet: it seems that the fans listened to the club and did not gather to celebrate in their favorite places. Courtois became the champion with Real Madrid and Atletico. He is the 2nd such player in history. Messi is the second La Liga player after Benzema to score and assist in all months.
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The bureau is divided into eight borough commands, which are further divided into 77 police precincts. The Special Operations Bureau was created to enhance the department's coordinated response to major events and incidents that require specifically trained and equipped personnel. The Transit Bureau is responsible for the safety and security of the 5.
Members of the Transit Bureau patrol the subway's 25 lines, stations, and nearly miles of passenger rail line. The Housing Bureau is responsible for the safety of nearly a half-million residents, employees, and visitors in the city's housing developments. The bureau is divided into nine police service areas, which each cover a collection of housing developments. The Transportation Bureau is responsible for the safety and security of motorists, passengers, pedestrians, and cyclists on the streets and highways throughout New York City and manages traffic control.About N.Y.C. NYC Railroad History. The New York Central System was a one of the largest American railroads operating in the northeast. Headquartered in New York City, the railroad served most of the Northeast, including extensive routes in New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois and Massachusetts, plus additional routes in the.