Zuccotti Park was home to the majority of the Occupy Wall Street protesters, as they camped out with tents and tarps during the duration of the movement. This park was cleared out by the NYPD, signaling the end of the protest.
At the center of the Occupy Wall Street movement was the New York Stock Exchange. The protesters intentionally set up camp close to this building, and targeted the values the stock exchange stood for, including corporate greed and income inequality.
One significant protest during Occupy Wall Street took place on the Brooklyn Bridge, resulting in the arrest of many protesters. This was one of the rare occasions of Occupy Wall Street moving out of Zuccotti Park.
The establishment of the United Nations headquarters is one of the accomplishments completed during the Cold War. In 1946, the United Nations officials decided to construct the headquarters, after the League of Nations failed to protect the United States from World War II conflicts. Zipp acknowledges how the construction of the UN Headquarters will “become …
Another defense that was used to protect soldiers and civilians from the Cold War hostilities was Fort Tilden, which is in the Queens borough of New York (40°33’42.2″N 73°53’43.2″W). This base was established in 1917, as a “harbor defense of New York.” In the Fort Tilden guidebook, Christina Selvek wrote that Fort Tilden was originally …
In The Dying City: Postwar New York and Ideology of Fear, Brian Tochterman described how the Cold War dropped “flight” and “hysteria” like bombs upon New Yorkers as they struggle to organize their own “civil defenses” because of “overcrowding” of buildings and the lack of preparation to defend the city, however, it still offers “a …
The Helmsley building, on the ninth floor of which is the office of Salvatore Maranzano where he was assassination by Luciano hitmen to put an end to the Castellammarese War, and the old guard of La Cosa Nostra.
The former Nuova Villa Tammaro where Joe Masseria had lunch with Luciano before he was assassinated by Luciano hitmen Vito Genovese, Bugsy Siegel, Joe Adonis, and Albert Anastasia.
The street where Gaetano Reina was assassinated by Masseria hitmen, starting the Castellammarese War.
The Garment Wear Arcade is a building built in 1927 that still holds garment factories and fashion houses today.