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    HSTV at 114 Liberty NYC

    This sprawling 5500 sqft simplex condo loft offers space, timeless elegance, luxury, privacy and location, conveniently just steps away from world class restaurants and shopping at the new Brookfield Place/ World Trade Center complex and over a dozen mass transit options. The 9th floor has a more than generous layout with 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Welcomed by a grand foyer and a 40″ long x 30 wide living area, your attention is immediately drawn to the 12″ vaulted ceilings and impressive over-sized windows facing north, south and east. The views and light are open and bright and the Read more [...]

  • 16 Warren Street Tribeca NY | Wendy Maitland | NYC Real Estate | HomeSearchTV | 203 987 3404

    This exquisite TriBeCa Triplex Penthouse features three separate outdoor spaces on three levels, including its own private roof deck, where a summer kitchen, fireplace, and hot tub are framed by views that extend from historic Tribeca to Brooklyn Bridge and the river beyond. 16 Warren Street reimagines penthouse living with its own elevator servicing all levels, including the roof deck. With three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, the property is turnkey and impeccable, and is perched atop an exclusive, green condominium.  The apartment has benefited from state-of-the-art upgrades to nearly all its fixtures and finishes, executed with meticulous detail by Read more [...]

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    Rittenhouse Square

    Unlike the other squares, the early Southwest Square was never used as a burial ground, although it offered pasturage for local livestock and a convenient dumping spot for “night soil”. History By the late 1700s the square was surrounded by brickyards as the area´s clay terrain was better suited for kilns than crops. In 1825 the square was renamed in honor of Philadelphian David Rittenhouse, the brilliant astronomer, instrument maker and patriotic leader of the Revolutionary era. A building boom began by the 1850s, and in the second half of the 19th century the Rittenhouse Square neighborhood became the Read more [...]

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    The Liberty Bell Center

    The Experience The Liberty Bell has a new home, and it is as powerful and dramatic as the Bell itself. Throughout the expansive, light-filled Center, larger-than-life historic documents and graphic images explore the facts and the myths surrounding the Bell. X-rays give an insider´s view, literally, of the Bell´s crack and inner-workings. In quiet alcoves, a short History Channel film, available in English and eight other languages, traces how abolitionists, suffragists and other groups adopted the Bell as its symbol of freedom. Other exhibits show how the Bell´s image was used on everything from ice cream molds to wind Read more [...]

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    Audacious Freedom

    Audacious Freedom, the major, new exhibit at the African American Museum in Philadelphia , explores the lives of people of African descent living in Philadelphia between 1776 and 1876. Discover how African Americans in Philadelphia lived and worked while helping to shape the young nation in its formative stages. Exhibit themes include entrepreneurship, environment, education, religion and family traditions of the African American population, played out through interactive displays, video projections and vivid photography. The groundbreaking exhibit allows visitors to “walk the streets” of Historic Philadelphia using a large-scale map. Young children can join the action with Children´s Corner, Read more [...]

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    Museum Without Walls

    The Experience Museum Without Walls: AUDIO is a multi-platform, interactive audio tour, designed to allow locals and visitors alike to experience Philadelphia extensive collection of public art and outdoor sculpture along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Kelly Drive. This innovative program invites passersby to stop, look, listen and see this city public art in a new way. Discover the untold histories of the 51 outdoor sculptures at 35 stops through these professionally produced three-minute interpretive audio segments. The many narratives have been spoken by more than 100 individuals, all with personal connections to the pieces of art. Works in Read more [...]

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    Sadsbury Woods Preserve

    A more than 500-acre nature preserve ideal for walking and hiking, Sadsbury Woods is also an important habitat for interior nesting birds and small mammals. An increasingly rare area of interior woodlands, defined as an area at least 300 feet from any road, lawn or meadow, provides a critical habitat for many species of birds, especially neo-tropical migrant songbirds. Situated on the western edge of Chester County, the land remains much as it did centuries ago, and now serves as a permanent refuge in an area facing dramatically increasing development pressure. The colorful birds that breed in the forest Read more [...]

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    National Constitution Center

    The Experience It only four pages long, but the U.S. Constitution is among the most influential and important documents in the history of the world. The 160,000-square-foot National Constitution Center explores and explains this amazing document through high-tech exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays. The Kimmel Theater, a 350-seat star-shaped theater, features Freedom Rising, a multimedia production combining film, a live actor and video projection on a 360° screen to tell the stirring story of We the people. Then experience it yourself: don judicial robes to render your opinion on key Supreme Court cases, then take the Presidential oath of Read more [...]

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    The Philadelphia Zoo

    The Zoo 150th Birthday The Philadelphia Zoo celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2009. So stop by and celebrate this major achievement at America´s first zoo! McNeil Avian Center On May 30, 2009 the 17.5-million McNeil Avian Center opened to the public. This new aviary incorporates lush, walk-through habitats where visitors can discover more than 100 spectacular birds from around the world, many of them rare and endangered. And in the multi-sensory 4-D Migration Theater, viewers can follow Otis the Oriole on his first migration south from where he hatched in Fairmount Park. The Experience at the Zoo One of Read more [...]