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    The pending demolition of Pennsylvania Station was announced in 1961, eight years after William Zeckendorf signed an agreement with PRR to build Madison Square Garden atop the station. As part of an $50,000,000 agreement, Madison Square Garden was expected to be completed in 1964, with the main waiting room of Pennsylvania Station left in its current state with added amenities and modernization. The Garden would be constructed on the eighth avenue side while to office complex and hotel would be erected on the seventh avenue portion. The project would be headed by Charles Luckman of Associates of New York. and would include additional amenities such as a new passage for passengers to get from the underground station to the arena, a ballroom space for sports and common areas to watch television. Irving M. Felt, current president of the Madison Square Garden Inc., stated that no government funding would be needed to fund the project, although the estimated cost could reach up to $100,000,000. Although plans to demolition the aboveground portion of the station were announced the year prior, Madison Square Garden Inc.…

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    I live in the heart of Manhattan. I live one block away from Penn station, in between 34th and 35th street on 8th avenue. I live at the Wyndham New Yorker Hotel. I am in a very populated area of New York City. It is not populated with lots of residence but with commuters and tourists. The building that I live at is the only place on my block that you can reside. You can tell that my street is very touristy and very convenient for commuters. The buildings that are on my streets are all…

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    of waking up, getting coffee, and strolling all throughout Manhattan. As we walked out of Penn Station I knew summer was officially coming to an end because I could feel the cold air hitting my face. We took the train and headed to the Lower East Side, which is known to be fairly close to China Town and Little Italy. The Lower East Side is southeastern of the city. The area has been known to be home to many immigrants from China, Russia, and Italy. The area has historically been known as a…

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    Chester County: Case Study

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    Chester County is where I have been raised all my life, it’s a wonderful area. It is located in southern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, about fifteen miles from Philadelphia. Specifically it is located at 40.0010 degrees N, 75.8069 degrees W. William Penn founded the county in 1682 making it one of his three original Pennsylvania colonies. It was named after Chester, England. The landscape is beautiful here, lots of rolling hills and valleys flourishing with wildlife and…

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    Employee benefits are one of the largest investments a company makes. “Benefits make up an important component of the employment relationship, providing employees with financial protection, access to health care and programs to support work/life balance” (Kwon, J. and Hein, P., 2013 page 32). Although employers are careful in creating and managing the benefit program, they often failed to look at the other benefit programs. As a result, the employers may not get the highest return for the…

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    disclosure, as well as negative outcomes, such as social isolation, depression, and cyberbullying” (Nesi and Prinstein, 2015, p. 1428). The article shows us that daily use of technology can have both beneficial and harmful effects on people; it just depends on how often they use and their purpose for using it. If someone is using social media to create this virtual reality, then he or she will most likely end up becoming depressed. For, he or she will find himself or herself constantly comparing…

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    Gerard Jones is an American author and a comic book writer about media. Jones argued in his essay “Violent Media Is Good for Kids” to discuss several good reasons that violent media is beneficial to kids. In Jones’s essay, he talked about many good reasons that led me to be certain of his reasons why violent media are helpful to kids. Jones believes violent media assistances children to be more courageous to face their obstacles. Jones gave a very good example of his son, who was not able to…

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    In the modern day world, technology and participating in social media has become part of society’s everyday life. For example, if one forgets to bring a camera or map when travelling, it is no longer an issue because a phone’s camera and Google Maps can be used. The same can be said for computers when travelling for a business trip. However, this convenience has slowly turned into an addiction when that said piece of technology has to be brought along everywhere with its user regardless of the…

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    Introduction William Penn greatly explored the ‘New World’ of Pennsylvania, encountered the people of his new land, and exchanged peace, hope, equal rights, and brotherly love with the newcomers to his “Holy Experiment.” Before he did this though, he did many things back in the European countries. He had many failures but soon was successful in his own ways. Penn got his huge area of the ‘New World’ because King Charles II was in debt to Penn’s recently deceased father. To repay this debt, King…

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    Battle Of Brandywine

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    Washington just loss at Battle of Brandywine and had to retreat. He was getting his army to regroup. Luckily for Washington, British General Howe stayed in Brandywine celebrating his victory. Four days after Howe learned the Americans were only ten miles north of him. He prepared and sent his army after them. Washington intercepted a message that said Howe was planning an attack and ready his troops. On September 16th, both armies stood across from each other on either side of a valley. Once the…

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