New York City 2009
New York City | New York
02 Dec 2009 | Wed
Day 08 of 11
New York City Financial District
The Financial District of New York City is the business and financial hub of the world. Located in downtown Manhattan, it is home to the world-famous Wall Street, as well as other significant financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and American Express. The area has a long history of being a center for finance and commerce, dating back to when Alexander Hamilton founded the New York Stock Exchange in 1792.
In recent years, the Financial District has been undergoing major changes, with several large-scale renovation projects taking place. These renovations are intended to bring new life into this iconic quarter by adding office space, retail stores, and luxury residences to an already bustling landscape. In addition to modernizing existing infrastructure, these developments have also allowed for a flourishing start-up culture within the district that is bringing about innovation and progress within one of America’s most historic cities.