From the totally redesigned makeover of the Statue of Liberty to the sicknesses, deaths, and elephants that paint the story of the Brooklyn Bridge, there is much to discover about Manhattan’s most popular sites. Daniel Steiner peels back the layers of his favorite city, sharing the untold stories that lie within New York's most iconic spots. We’ll take you behind the buildings to teach you about the human stories and the changing landscape of New York. We’ll share how a mosquito-infested swamp became a cultural enclave and how an ancient indigenous path became the grounds for Times Square. There are many surprises that lurk within the landmarks and neighborhoods of Manhattan that can only enrich your experience and understanding of this infamous island. And, among these stories, we will also share advice on how to plan your visit to these places if you decide to travel to New York. Whether you’re planning a trip here, live here, or are just wanting to do some armchair travel from your home, this course will give you a deeper understanding of the largest city in the United States.