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; foundation Manhattan (1948) location_city Manhattan, USA industry Advertising, marketing, public relations '''Ogilvy & Mather''' is an international advertising, marketing and public relations agency based in Manhattan, and is a WPP (WPP plc) company. It operates 450 offices in 120 countries with approximately 18,000 employees. File:OutrageousMV.jpg 200px thumb right The video for "Outrageous", featuring guest star Snoop

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of national and international news including the erection and destruction of the Berlin Wall, the fall of apartheid, the demise of communism in Europe, the millennium, and the September 11 terrorist attacks. A four-story building on 62nd Street (w:62nd Street) in Manhattan (w:Manhattan) collapsed after an explosion Monday. Both the White House (w:White House) and New York Fire Department (w:New York Fire Department) have said

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for Governmental Responsibility . Grayson, who had also worked as a computer educator in the Miami-Dade (Miami-Dade County, Florida) public schools in the 1970s, concentrated his legal research on educational technology and the new field of cyberlaw, but his work in the think tank also dealt with other issues, including health care, drug legalization, and electoral reform. Because of his modeling, Barker's love for fashion grew, and in 1996 he decided he wanted

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-West whereas "lines" are North-South routes. Kravitz was born in New York City on May 26, 1964. He is the son of Roxie Roker, an actress known for her character Helen Willis (Jeffersons supporting characters#Helen Douglas Willis) in the 1970s hit television sitcom ''The Jeffersons'', and Sy Kravitz, an NBC television news producer. His father was Jewish (from a family with origins in Russia); his mother was of Bahamian (The Bahamas) and African-American descent

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Library Association accessdate 2007-09-02 url http: Template.cfm?Section awards&template ContentManagement ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID 160410 Petherbridge next appeared on the American stage in ''Strange Interlude'' opposite Glenda Jackson. For his performance as Charles Marsden, Petherbridge was again honoured with a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a play. The same year, he premiered his one-person show ''Acting Natural'' as a fundraiser for the Riverside Shakespeare Company at The Shakespeare Center on Manhattan's Upper West Side. This was the theatre company that Petherbridge had assisted with a fundraiser with his wife, Emily Richard, and Roger Rees in 1982. Established in 1999, the Cornell Executive MBA Program is based in Palisades, New York, approximately 15 miles north of Manhattan. This program uses a traditional classroom setting at the IBM Executive Education Center. Classes are held every other weekend, all day Saturday and Sunday morning, in addition to four residence sessions on the Cornell University campus, and the program duration is 22 months. For 2010, Johnson's Executive MBA program was ranked #24 worldwide by ''Financial Times''. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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Vincent Astor Dies In His Home at 67 url http: vincent-astor-dies-his-home-at-67.html quote Vincent Astor, millionaire real estate owner and head of the American branch of the famous family, died yesterday in his apartment at 120 East End Avenue. Mr. Astor, who was 67 years old, succumbed to a heart attack at 1 A.M. A spokesman for the family said that Mr. Astor had been ailing recently, although the nature of the illness was not disclosed. He had intended to go

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daughters, whom she had placed to live with friends J. Allen and Lois Babcock, in Leonardsville Village, New York (Madison County). She began touring in 1919 with a production of ''Birds in Paradise'', which brought the Hawaiian culture to the mainland, and in 1921 began work with the Stuart Walker Company for which she played roles in ''Mr. Pim Passes By'', ''The Ruined Lady'' and ''Rollo's Wild Oats'', among others. This connection landed her a role in her first Broadway performance in 1924

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for Design , as well as the former Director of the Center for Transformative Media, a research center focused on emerging trends in design and media. She is the Executive Director of Institute of Play, which promotes game design as a non-traditional educational tool. In 2009, she helped launch Quest to Learn (Q2L), a new public school in Manhattan, New York City, for which she is the Executive Director of Design. Quest to Learn website Salen is the Executive Director of Design of Quest to Learn, Davidson, Cathy. "Game School Opens in New York: Quest to Learn" HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science, and technology Advanced Collaboratory) website. (16 February 2009) Accessed: 28 February 2010 a newly developed public school in Manhattan, New York City created out of a collaboration between Institute of Play and the New York City Department of Education, with backing from the MacArthur Foundation and support from New Visions for Public Schools. The school began in the 2009-2010 school year with one sixth grade class, and will add a new sixth grade every year until 2015, when it will be a fully functioning combined middle and high school encompassing grades 6-12. It is located in the Bayard Rustin Educational Complex in the Chelsea (Chelsea, Manhattan) neighborhood of Manhattan. Theater His theater appearances include ''The Ugly Man'' with One Yellow Rabbit at the Edinburgh Fringe festival and Glasgow. He was in the cast of The Roundabout theater production of ''Flea in her Ear'' and David Lindsay Abaire's ''Fuddy Meers'' for the Manhattan theater club. During the fall of 2001 McKinney performed the one-man show ''Fully Committed'' at the Wintergarden theater in Toronto and again in the summer of 2002 at the Centaur Theater in Montreal. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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Khalifa is not simply to be the world's tallest building--it is to embody the world's highest aspirations." Judith Dupré. 'Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings.' Black Dog & Leventhal, 1998 2008. p.136-7 Twin towers, such as the Petronas Towers (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) and the former World Trade Center (Manhattan), maintain the axis symbolism even as they more obviously assume the role of pillar (Column)s. Some

structures pierce the sky, implying movement or flight (Chicago Spire, CN Tower in Toronto, the Space Needle in Seattle). Some structures highlight the more lateral elements of the symbol in implying portals (Portal (architecture)) (Tuntex Sky Tower in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, The Gateway Arch (Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)). Judith Dupré. 'Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings.' Black Dog

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to the then newly founded (1928) Museum of Modern Art's collection of mostly European modernism and its neglect of American Art (United States). Gertrude Whitney decided to put the time and money into the museum after the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art turned down her offer to contribute her twenty-five-year collection of modern art works.

of American Art , on the site of today's New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture. Founded in 1931, she decided to put the time and money into the museum after the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art turned down her offer to contribute her twenty-five-year collection of modern art works. thumb right 250px Samuel Gompers as he appeared in 1894. (File:Gompers-Samuel-1894.jpg) Owing to dire financial straits, the Gompers family immigrated to the United States in 1863


'''Manhattan''' is the most densely populated of the five boroughs (borough (New York City)) of New York City. The borough is coterminous with '''New York County''', founded on November 1, 1683 as an original county (List of counties in New York) of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of '''Manhattan Island''', bounded by the East (East River), Hudson (Hudson River), and Harlem (Harlem River) Rivers, but also includes several small adjacent islands (List of smaller islands in New York City), as well as Marble Hill (Marble Hill, Manhattan), a small neighborhood on the U.S. mainland.

Manhattan is often said to be the economic and cultural center of the United States Barry, Dan. "A Nation challenged: in New York; New York Carries On, but Test of Its Grit Has Just Begun", ''The New York Times'', October 11, 2001. Accessed June 30, 2009. "A roaring void has been created in the financial center of the world." Sorrentino, Christopher. "When He Was Seventeen", ''The New York Times'', September 16, 2007. Accessed December 22, 2007. "In 1980 there were still the vestigial remains of the various downtown revolutions that had reinvigorated New York's music and art scenes and kept Manhattan in the position it had occupied since the 1940s as the cultural center of the world." Bumiller, Elisabeth. "The Pope's visit: the cardinal; As Pope's Important Ally, Cardinal Shines High in Hierarchy", ''The New York Times'', October 8, 1995. Accessed December 18, 2007. "As the Archbishop of the media and cultural center of the United States, Cardinal O'Connor has extraordinary power among Catholic prelates." and serves as home to the United Nations Headquarters.

New York County is the most densely populated county in the United States, and is more dense than any individual American city. , or about 70,826 residents per square mile (27,346 km²). On business days, the influx of commuters increases that number to over 3.9 million, http: 2012 03 04 realestate how-many-people-can-manhattan-hold.html?pagewanted all&_r 0 or around 170,000 people per square mile. Manhattan has the third-largest population of New York's five boroughs, after Brooklyn and Queens, and is the smallest borough in terms of land area. " – Manhattan". Retrieved June 5, 2014.

Many districts and landmarks in Manhattan have become well known to New York City's approximately 50 million annual visitors. and a National Historic Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. title City Hall (New York) accessdate September 10, 2007 work National Historic Landmark summary listing publisher National Park Service "Mr. Bloomberg, Perth Amboy Begs to Differ", ''New York Times'' (July 24, 2007). Accessed 2011-10-11

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