New York State
New York is a state in the northeastern U.S., known for New York City and towering Niagara Falls. NYC’s island of Manhattan is home to the Empire State Building, Times Square and Central Park. The Brooklyn Bridge connects Manhattan with the borough of Brooklyn. The iconic Statue of Liberty stands in New York Harbor. To the east, Long Island has beaches, the Montauk Lighthouse, the ritzy Hamptons and Fire Island.
State Capital: Albany.
New York state is one of the 13 original states of the United States. To New York state's North and West is Lake Erie, Lake Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario and the province of Quebec (Canadian). to the east of New York state are the states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont. To the south east New York state meets the Atlantic Ocean and New Jersey and to the south of New York state is Pennsylvania. The state capital of New York state is Albany.
Up till the 1960s, New York state was the United State's leading state in terms of almost all economic,cultural and population indexes. New York state was overtaken by California in the middle of 1960s. This was due to the fast economic growth of the West Coast and not a decline of New York state.
Texas overtook New York and became the second most populated state in 2000. New York state is still one of the most populated states in the US. In fact, the gross economic product of New York state is higher than some countries in the world.
New York state is a principal gateway to the west from the Mid Atlantic and New England states. New York state is also a hub for travel and attracts many tourists from around the country and internationally.
The Main Cities in New York
Below are the largest cities in the state of New York and the number of people inhabiting them according to the 2010 national census:
1. New York - 8,175,133
2.Buffalo - 261,310
3. Rochester - 210,565
4. Yonkers - 195,976
5. Syracuse - 145,170
6. Albany - 97,856
7. New Rochelle - 77,062
8. Mount Vernon - 67,292
9. Schenectady - 66,135
10. Utica - 62,235
Famous Landmarks in New York
Below are some of New York’s most visited landmarks:
-The iconic Empire State building features equally iconic views of New York City.
Tallest Buildings in New York
Below are the tallest buildings in New York:
-One World Trade Center is famous not just for being the tallest in New York. Also referred to as “Freedom Tower”, it was built in place of the Twin Towers, which fell during the terror attacks of 9/11. The height of the building is 1776 feet, in honor of the year of American independence. Opening in 2014 and totaling 104 stories (but 94 actual floors), it’s also the tallest building in the western hemisphere.
1. One World Trade Centre (104 stories; 1776 feet)
2. 432 Park Avenue (96 stories; 1396 feet)
3. Empire State Building (102 stories; 1250 feet)
4. Bank of America Tower (54 stories; 1200 feet)
5. Three World Trade Centre (80 stories; 1079 feet)
6. Chrysler Building (77 stories; 1050 feet)
7. The New York Times Building (52 stories; 1050 feet)
8. One57 (75 stories; 1004 feet)
9. Four World Trade Centre (74 stories; 978 feet)
10. 70 Pine Street (66 stories; 952 feet)
The majesty of natural stone is perhaps best expressed by the magnificence of the stone castles of England. Inspired by the rustic appeal of natural stone, we wondered if the material could be used to make functional and beautiful grates.
With our eye for detail, exquisite craftsmanship and the infinite possibilities we offer in texture and color, our engaging designs in gratings complement the vision of international architects and designers.
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As designers and innovators, the last thing we want to do is stifle creativity. We believe that if you can envision it, we can create it, and with Jonite’s custom-made designs adding new dimensions to your vision, the possibilities are endless.
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Jonite stone products have high mechanical properties such as high flexural strength, compressive strength, impact strength, low water absorption & low heat absorption. These impressive stats add to the overall quality and longevity of its products.
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