John Hertz, the founder of the Yellow Cab Company in 1907, chose yellow because he had read a study that indicated it was the easiest color to spot.
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How big is Central Park?
April 10, 2018 · Comments Off on How big is Central Park?
Central Park’s 843 acres makes it more than twice the size of the Principality of Monaco. It was the first landscaped public park in the United States. About 1600 residents of shantytowns in the area were displaced, including Irish pig...
Where can I find out-of-town newspapers?
March 31, 2018 · Comments Off on Where can I find out-of-town newspapers?
Foreign and out-of-town newspapers can be found at: Barnes & Noble book stores Universal News Stand at 234 West 42nd St Call wholesaler Hotalings News Agency: (212) 974-9419 for the location of a newsstand that carries the newspaper you want.
What color is the Empire State Building tonight?
March 24, 2018 · Comments Off on What color is the Empire State Building tonight?
The Empire State Building has developed an annual lighting schedule which honors national holidays, seasons, a myriad of ethnic groups living in the New York City area, and many worthy causes. During spring and fall bird migration seasons and particularly...
How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
March 23, 2018 · Comments Off on How tall is the Statue of Liberty?
The Lady in the Harbor stands 101 feet tall from base to torch, 305 feet tall from pedestal foundation to torch. She weighs 450,000 pounds, has a 35-foot waist and an 8-foot index finger. Click here for more information on...
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