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The City of Brotherly Love

The birthplace of American democracy, the Philadelphia metropolitan area is home to countless historic treasures, as well as notable communities along the affluent Main Line and some of America’s best colleges.

Birthplace of Liberty

Known as the “Birthplace of Liberty”, Philadelphia was home to the signing of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

Philadelphia’s Main Line

Philadelphia’s Main Line is one of the region’s most affluent areas, with top schools, prestigious country clubs, and the highest number of corporate headquarters in the Philadelphia Suburbs.

First Capital

Philadelphia was the first capital of the United States.

America’s best colleges

Philadelphia is home to some of America’s best colleges, including the University of Pennsylvania, ranked number 7 in the nation.

5th largest city

As the 5th largest city in the U.S., with a population of over 1.5 million.

Medical Sector

Renowned for its medical sector, one out of every six doctors in the U.S. is trained in Philadelphia.

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The Main Line is the historic region of suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of affluent towns built along the old Main Line of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which ran northwest from downtown Philadelphia, parallel to US Route 30 (Lancaster Avenue).

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The railroad helped to create the Main Line towns in the 19th century. They became sprawling country estates for Philadelphia’s wealthiest families. Today, the Main Line includes some of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the country including Lower Merion Township, Radnor Township, Gladwyne, Malvern and Villanova.

US News & World Report ranks the University of Pennsylvania number 7 in the nation, in line with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and recognizes Main Line colleges and universities among “America’s Best Colleges.”  Area colleges and universities include:

  • The University of Pennsylvania
  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • Drexel University
  • Villanova University
  • Saint Joseph’s University
  • Temple University
  • Haverford College
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • And More
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The Empire City

Globally recognized as a powerhouse of arts, commerce, and technology, the New York City metropolitan area is home to many internationally celebrated events and serves as a financial center of the world.

Most Populous City

New York City is the most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 8,491,079 residents in 2014.

Headquarters for the U.S. financial industry

New York serves as the headquarters for the U.S. financial industry, with the NY Stock Exchange on Wall Street and the DASDAQ at 165 Broadway.

Early Capital

New York City was the capital of the United States after the signing of the Constitution, and the location of George Washington’s presidential oath in 1789.

“Empire State”

New York acquired its nickname “Empire State” to recognize its vast wealth and variety of resources.

World Class Skyline

The city is home to several of the tallest buildings in the world, leading to its universally recognized skyline full of skyscrapers.

Tourist Destinations

NYC is home to many tourist destinations, including: Times Square, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, and more.

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New York City (The Big Apple) New York—often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part—is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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A global power city New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute.

Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated on one of the world’s largest natural harbors, New York City consists of five boroughs, each of which is a separate county of New York State The five boroughs – Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, the Bronx, and Staten Island – were consolidated into a single city in 1898. It has been the country’s largest city since 1790. The Statue of Liberty greeted millions of immigrants as they came to the Americas by ship in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is a globally recognized symbol of the United States and its democracy.

Many districts and landmarks in New York City have become well known, and the city received a record 56 million tourists in 2014. Times Square, iconic as the world’s “heart” and its “crossroads” is the brightly illuminated hub of the Broadway Theater District, one of the world’s busiest pedestrian intersections, and a major center of the world’s entertainment industry.

Anchored by Wall Street in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City has been called both the most economically powerful city and the leading financial center of the world, and the city is home to the world’s two largest stock exchanges by total market capitalization, the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Manhattan’s real estate market is among the most expensive in the world.

 

Manhattan’s Chinatown incorporates the highest concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere, with multiple signature Chinatowns developing across the city. Providing continuous 24/7 services, the New York City Subway is one of the most extensive metro systems worldwide, with 469 stations in operation.

New York City’s higher education network comprises over 120 colleges and universities, including Columbia University, New York University, and Rockefeller University, which have been ranked among the top 35 in the world.  These schools and other top universities include:

  • Cornell University
  • Fordham University
  • Yeshiva University
  • The New School
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Rockefeller University
  • Cornell University
  • Fordham University
  • Yeshiva University
  • The New School
  • Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Columbia University
  • New York University
  • Rockefeller University
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Capital of the Nation

Home to our nation’s capital, the Washington D.C. metropolitan area boasts beautiful architecture, countless national monuments and museums, and it serves as a global business hub, hosting foreign embassies and the headquarters of a countless international organization.

In honor of George Washington

The city of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital and named in honor of George Washington.

Top 10 buildings

Six of the top 10 buildings in the American Institute of Architects’ ranking of “America’s Favorite Architecture” are in the District of Columbia.

Seventh-largest Metropolitan

The Washington metropolitan area has a population of over 6 million, the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area in the United States.

Tourism

Tourism is Washington’s second largest industry, after the federal government. Approximately 18.9 million visitors contributed an estimated $5.5 billion to the local economy in 2014.

Many National Monuments

Washington D.C. is home to many national monuments and museums, which are primarily situated on or around the National Mall.

Medical Research

Washington D.C. is well known for its medical research institutions such as Washington Hospital Center and the Children’s National Medical Center.

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Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as “Washington”, “the District”, or simply “D.C.”, is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country’s East Coast.

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The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of George Washington the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. The Washington metropolitan area, of which the District is a part, has a population of over 6 million, the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country.

The centers of all three branches of the federal government of the United States are in the District, including the Congress, President, and Supreme Court. Washington is home to many national monuments and museums, which are primarily situated on or around the National Mall. The city hosts 176 foreign embassies as well as the headquarters of many international organizations, trade unions, non-profit organizations, lobbying groups, and professional associations.

The Washington D.C. metropolitan area is known for its educational and medical research institutions such as Washington Hospital Center and the Children’s National Medical Center, as well as the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. In addition, the city is home to three medical schools and associated teaching hospitals at George Washington, Georgetown, and Howard universities. These and other notable universities in the area include:

  • American University (AU)
  • The Catholic University of America (CUA)
  • National Institutes of Health in Bethesda
  • Georgetown University
  • Howard University
  • Gallaudet University
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • Children’s National Medical Center
  • George Washington University
  • American University (AU)
  • The Catholic University of America (CUA)
  • National Institutes of Health in Bethesda
  • Georgetown University
  • Howard University
  • Gallaudet University
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
  • Washington Hospital Center
  • Children’s National Medical Center
  • George Washington University
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The Cradle of Liberty

One of the oldest cities in the United States, the Boston metropolitan area is well known for its vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. Serving as the hub for the entire New England region, Boston is home to numerous notable universities, hospitals, and cultural institutions.

Oldest Cities

Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, first incorporated as a town in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England.

Most Economically Powerful Cities

Boston is among the top 30 most economically powerful cities in the world, and represents the sixth-largest economy in the country.

American Revolution

Many key events of the American Revolution took place in Boston, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, and the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra – one of the “Big Five” of American orchestras – Boston serves as a cultural and artistic center for the region.

Harvard University

Boston is home to Harvard University, the first college established in North America, founded in 1636.

Major Businesses

The City of Boston is home to many major businesses, including: Fidelity Investments, Santander Bank, Bose Corporation, and Reebok.

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Boston is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and one of the oldest cities in the United States, first incorporated as a town in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England, and as a city in 1822, with a rich economic and social history.

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What began as a homesteading community eventually evolved into a center for social and political change. Boston has since become the economic and cultural hub of New England. Boston also served as the historic county seat of Suffolk County until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1999. It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston

While many cities are defined by their skylines, Boston is distinguished by its vibrant neighborhoods. Indeed, Boston’s strength, diversity and vitality are all rooted in neighborhoods, where neighborhood pride and cultures from all over the world are cherished and celebrated. Although each neighborhood has its own personality and distinct appeal, all of the neighborhoods demonstrate Boston’s changing face, as this historic capital has become a magnet for all of the world’s citizens. These new immigrants have joined native Bostonians and transplants from across the country to make Boston the world-class city it is today.

As the region’s hub, Boston is home to many higher education, some of the world’s finest inpatient hospitals, and numerous cultural and professional sports organizations. Boston-based jobs, primarily within the finance, health care, educational, and service areas.

    • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    • Boston College
    • Harvard University

 

  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Tufts University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
  • Cambridge University
  • Harvard University
  • Boston University
  • Brown University
  • Tufts University
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