New York City, which is geographically the largest city in the state and most populous in the United States, is known for its history as a gateway for immigration to the United States and its status as a financial, cultural, transportation, and manufacturing center, which also has numerous amounts of different ethnicity and culture. New York has large amounts of imported oil, gold, aluminum, natural gas, electricity, rough diamonds, and lumber. It is also known as the leading center of banking, finance and communication and for Stock Exchange: the largest stock exchange in the world by dollar volume.
The second concentration of Asian-Americans is in Manhattan's Chinatown. Central Park, which was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, is the most visited city park in the United States with 30 million visitors each year. Manhattan is loosely divided into Lower, Midtown, and Uptown regions. Wall Street, in Lower Manhattan, is where the New York Stock Exchange takes place. Uptown Manhattan is divided by Central Park into the Upper East Side and the Upper West Side. Midtown Manhattan is the largest central of business place in the United States, and is where the highest form of the city's skyscrapers. The Staten Island Ferry is one of the most popular tourist attractions in New York City as it provides unsurpassed views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and lower Manhattan.
The city has been home to several of the tallest buildings in the world, including the Empire State Building and the twin towers of the former World Trade Center. With Wall Street leading America as the world's dominant economic power, the United Nations headquarters emphasizing New York's political influence, and the rise of abstract expressionism in the city precipitating the displacement of Paris as the center of the art world.
Why New York City
New York state was one of the original thirteen colonies that became the United States then it became its own. The City is one of the global centers and is among the world's most important and influential cities. Many people from other countries come to New York for many oppertunities in life like: International finance, politics, communications, film, music, fashion and culture. They think of it like this, you come to New York the City that is full of hope and dreams, where everything is possible. Which is true but the key goal to survive in the City is survival of the fitest. Everything is like a compition and the strongest comes out on top.