From the dramatic street canyons of Midtown, to the business towers of Wall Street and the quiet alleys and backstreets of Greenwich Village, from lively Harlem to rural Staten Island, New York provides an ever changing backdrop of unrivalled proportions and unmatched diversity.
Central Park is only the most famous of many attractive and expansive green spaces the city has to offer.
Beaches and Waterways
There are miles and miles of beaches in and around New York - from lively city beaches in Coney Island to hidden swimming spots in Sandy Hook and on Fire Island. The majestic Hudson River and East River flank the city on both sides and connect upstate New York to the Atlantic Ocean.
Tunnels and Bridges
New York's iconic bridges, between the island of Manhattan and the surrounding bouroughs, have shaped the city's visual image for centuries.
New York Subway
The world famous New York Subway provides a dramatic and instantly recognizable backdrop that has been used in movies from Spiderman to Pelham 1 2 3.
Railways and Airports
From majestic Grand Central Station to the elevated subway tracks in Astoria and the Bronx, the city boasts a wide variety of dramatic public transport locations.
Wild New York
Hidden wildernesses in the middle of the city and around its edges contain surprising locations that can believably stand in for a wide variety of areas, states and countries.
Hidden New York
Beyond the world famous avenues and squares, New York is full of uncharted areas that provide filmmakers with ever new and changing visual surprises.
Historic New York
With its rich historic heritage, and its many preserved buidlings and interiors, New York can easily stand in for a wide variety of eras.
Ethnic New York
It's hard to imagine a more multicultural and ethnically diverse city than New York, with its culturally rich and diverse neighborhoods representing most of the world's cultures.
Culinary New York
There is barely a cuisine that is not represented in New York, and ethnic neighborhoods from Chinatown to Little India, from Koreatown to Little Italy, and everything in between, provide an endless feast for the eyes and the stomach.
Cultural New York
From its world class museums to its concert halls, opera houses, theaters and art galleries, New York is one of the undisputed cultural capitals of the world.