Let’s speak about the USA
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The White House The White House is the place where the president of the USA lives and works. George Washington is the only president who didn’t live there. This is the oldest public building in Washington, D.C. and has the most famous address in the US – 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. It is consists of 132 rooms.
It is one of the city’s most impressive sights. It was built to the memory of the first President of the USA in1888. It is called “The Pencil”, because it is one of the tallest stone structure in the USA. This monument is over 555 feet tall. The Washington Monument
The Statue of Liberty The Statue of Liberty is one of the most famous symbol of America. It was built in New York Harbor in 1886. It was a gift from the people of France.
The tallest building in Washington, D.C. and the most famous building in the USA. The Capitol is surrounded by a beautiful garden with many trees and flowers. The Capitol
The Guggenheim Museum It was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Museum is one of New York’s most beloved masterpieces of modern architecture. It was opened in 1959 and broke all the old standard rules
The Jefferson Memorial It was built in honor of the Third President of the United States. Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. The writings of Thomas Jefferson are described on the walls of the Memorial.
The Lincoln Memorial has 36 columns. Each column represents the state in the Union at the time of Lincoln’s death. But the dominant feature of the building is the realistic figure of Lincoln. He became the 16th President of the USA in 1861. Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation, which freed the blacks in the South from slavery. The Lincoln Memorial
The Rockefeller Centre is a complex of 19 commercial buildings covering 22 acres between 48th and 51st streets in New York City. Built by the Rockefeller family, it is located in the center of Midtown Manhattan, spanning the area between Fifth Avenue and Sixth Avenue. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987
Broadway is a wide avenue cutting through New York’s Manhattan Island as a diagonal. Broadway is a mass of glittering lights and advertising signs. It is the center of the US theatrical world. Broadway
The Empire State Building It is the most famous building in the world. Now it is the tallest building in New York. Over 2.5 million visitors from every state in the USA and nearly every foreign country visit “top of the Empire State” each year.