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Located across the Main Street, the Church of the Good Shepherd was raised way back in 1880s. Added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, it continues to serve the Roosevelt Island and its community. For event updates and other details, check website or call ahead.
At the Rockefeller University, the sciences take a humane form as the scientists and researchers try to decode the mysteries of science and find cures for various infectious disorders. Its prominent researchers are credited with having made huge breakthroughs that have helped man battle fatal diseases. Equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities and laboratories, the institute offers various doctoral courses for research aspirants. The University hospital provides top notch clinical care facilities.
Medallion Taxis are the distinctive yellow cabs famously associated with New York City. They are regulated by the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC). To hail a taxi, simply raise your arm when an available cab approaches; only ones with their numbers illuminated atop the car are in service and not being used. As a taxi rider, you have the right to choose the route used, travel to any destination in the five boroughs of New York City, and have air conditioning or heat on demand.
Worried about missing your flight? Well do not worry, for Go Airlink NYC is at your service. With a fleet of comfortable, well-maintained cars and buses, you can now reach your destination in a quick and a safe way. With their main office in Long Island, Go Airlink strives to provide excellent transport service.
Founded in 1898, Weill Cornell Medical College provides state-of-the-art resources for conducting clinical and translational research. The facilities here include an emergency room and ambulatory services, primary care including pediatrics, gynecology and internal medicine. Surgery services, rehabilitation medicine and neurology centers are also available. It is also affiliated with New York Hospital and New York Presbyterian Hospital. Check website for details.
This sports complex offers a variety of facilities for both entertainment and practice. They offer a gym with an abundance of weight and cardio machines, treadmills, and some fitness classes as well. You can get all this for a low membership fee, though the maintenance and quality come accordingly with the cheap price. The star here, however, is the batting cages. Call to reserve a one-hour session at a great price that you can split between yourself and a couple friends. Take a dive in the pool for a cool workout. There's also a party room and snack bar. Call +1 800 368 0951 for more details.
The First Hungarian Reformed Church of New York is a brick building that is constructed in archetypal Hungarian vernacular architectural style. The congregation was established in 1895 and is of tremendous historic importance. Its significance has increased further owing to the fact that it is one of only two Hungarian Reformed churches in Manhattan. The two-story and three-bay structure has an elegant entrance and an 80-foot (24-meter) bell tower. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2000.
Recreation Center Fifty-Four also known as the 'East 54th Street Recreation Center' was established in the year 1911, with the chief purpose of providing better sanitation to Manhattan's working classes. The four-level structure may not be a city landmark, but is no less prominent. Currently one of the finest recreation centers in the heart of New York, Fifty-Four provides an indoor swimming pool, running tracks, a basketball court, well-stocked gymnasium, fitness rooms and locker rooms, ping pong tables and a cardio room. The center also has a dance room and a multi-purpose room where a variety of small-scale events are held. The 'Manhattan Independent Film Festival 2010: A Village Called Versailles' is scheduled to be held here in May. Call ahead for reservations and details.
John William Cresswell Corbusier, outlined the design of the Trinity Lutheran Church and constructed it in 1926. The church is a fine example of Collegiate Gothic architecture and is registered under the National Register for Historic Places. The building has old style window with beautiful stain glass painted and wood carvings. The church is also a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Many families choose this church for religious ceremonies like baptising their kids. The church conducts cultural activities suitable for every age.
The Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer was consecrated on May 5, 1918, following which this date has been regarded as the feast day of St. Vincent Ferrer by the Dominican Order. Featuring Late Gothic Revival architecture, this church was designed by renowned architect, Bertram Goodhue, who considers this church to be one of his masterpieces. The crucifix at the entrance of the church was sculpted by Lee O. Lawrie, a great sculptor of the time. The interior windows were crafted by Charles Connick, while the Stations of the Cross were created by Ethel and Telford Paullin. The Church of Saint Vincent Ferrer was added to the National Register of Historical Places in 1984.
The year 1902 marked the establishment of the Yorkville branch of the distinguished New York Public Library. It was constructed by eminent architect James Brown Lord. The library structure is brilliant and efficiently depicts the Late 19th and 20th Century Revival styles and the Italianate styles of architecture. The library site is a monumental building in Yorksville and also features on the National Register of Historic Places. It functions from Monday through Saturday and the time schedule can be availed be checking their official website.
Conference Room D at the Temporary North Lawn Building is the venue for most high profile and sometimes life-changing meetings. The building is where the UN Headquarters in the city and the conference room hosts conferences and meetings. Conference Room D is one of the many conference rooms here . A number of legal and judicial talks take place in this space and a number of dignitaries are present at these gatherings. This building is under UN territory since January of 2010.