The New York City Subway system is one of the largest and busiest public transportation systems in the world, with 472 stations and over 665 miles of track.
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the US, and was assembled on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in 1886.
The iconic Times Square New Year's Eve Ball weighs nearly 12,000 pounds and is covered in over 2,500 Waterford crystal triangles.
The New York Public Library has over 50 million books and other items in its collection, making it the second largest library system in the US, after the Library of Congress
The Empire State Building was built in just 13 months during the Great Depression, and was the tallest building in the world until 1971.