The workers’ comp attorneys in New York City, NY at Markhoff & Mittman, P.C. invite you to discover new things about the great city.

New York City

The city of New York is located in the state of New York on the Atlantic Coast. The city takes up 302,355.2 acres, of which 110,060.8 acres consist of water, such as the East River, Harlem River, the Bronx River, and the Hudson River. It includes five boroughs which are Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, state Island, and the Bronx.

Early History

The Algonquian Native Americans first inhabited the area. This included the Lenape Tribes. The Dutch were the first Europeans to gain control of the region in 1624. They founded the Dutch fur trading settlements situated on Governors Island. The Dutch West India Company lead the trade and production of timber, food, and slaves. Peter Stuyvesant became the last Director-General of this area known as New Netherland in 1647. His reign would not last long as the British would force him to surrender the area in 1664.

Historical Landmarks

The city has many historical landmarks. A few of these include:

  • The Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village
  • The Empire State Building
  • The Staten Island Ferry
  • The Chrysler Building


Aside from the many national monuments and historical landmarks, the city has many attractions to visit. Some of these are:

  • Fountain of the Dolphins – located on Sand Lane
  • High Rock Park – located on Nevada Avenue
  • The Halloween House – located on Caswell Avenue
  • National Lighthouse Museum – located on The Promenade at Lighthouse Point
  • The Pier 62 Carousel – located in the Hudson River Park at Pier 62
  • Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum – located on Pier 86 off of West 46th Street

Shopping and Dining

In a city that never sleeps, it is no wonder there are many options for both shopping and dining.

Some of the highly-rated dining options include:

  • Burger & Lobster Bryant Park
  • Schnipper’s
  • Serafina Osteria
  • Pinocchio Restaurant

Some retail shops worth visiting include:

  • Gap Factory Outlet
  • The Shops at Columbus Circle
  • Manhattan Mall
  • Limelight Shops


The city has the largest population in the country, with 8,804,190 residents in 2010. By 2020, the population had grown another 7.7% to reach 8,804,190. The racial composition of the community was the following:

  • 34.1% White
  • 22.1% Black or African American
  • 1% Native American or Alaska Native
  • 15.8% Asian
  • 28.3% Hispanics or Latinos of any race

The large population followed many different religious affiliations with the top 5 including:

  • 59% Christian
  • 33% Catholic
  • 23% Protestant
  • 8% Jewish
  • 3% Hindu

To learn more: All About the History of Manhattan, NY

Our Local Office

The New York City, NY workers’ comp attorneys at Markhoff & Mittman, P.C., provide legal guidance to injured workers in the city. Whether you are processing a new claim or appealing a denied claim, our experienced team is here to make sure you get the benefits you rightfully deserve. Call to schedule your free claim review today.

Markhoff & Mittman, P.C.
1825 Park Ave #901,
New York, NY 10035, USA
(212) 897-9004