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One of the oldest and most historic sections of New York City, the Financial District is a juxtaposition of classic architecture, cramped streets, and soaring, modern office buildings - all dedicated to one thing:
Financial District slideshow (Coming Soon)
Home to Wall Street, the Canyon of Heroes, Bowling Green, a dozen other landmarks, the Financial District rests on the southern tip of Manhattan. Notable for being independent from the infamous Grid that covers most of the rest of the island, it is easy to get lost in the winding streets, lined claustrophobically with the first skyscrapers in the city.
If you're to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, make your way to South Ferry. To the northwest is rising World Trade Center site.
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All photography provided by Samuel Walters