Looking at this picture you know straight away that the city is New York. Pictures can tell you of the place and the landmark items make you recognize it. This is the cultural significance of New York City.

''The city is constructed  as much by images and representations as by the built environment, demographic, shifts and patterns of capital investment'' Lapsley, 1997

NYC became a culture space because of the space, the sites and the idea that the media have given the city over the years. Famous shows such as Friends and Sex and the City have leading to people thinking that the living in the city is glamorous and interesting.  Both shows have been cultural phenomenons across the globe.

Sex and the City showed that women where not afraid to admit that they came to NYC for love. It showed that women were not afraid to discuss the topic of sex and know that their friends would be there for them. It explored the culture themes of fashion, love, money three themes and cultures that NYC is famous for.

Fashion was a prominent figure in Sex and the City with the girls needing all the latest must haves in shoes clothes and accessories. Many people now visit NYC on shopping trips. Love played a major part in Sex and the City as the women ventured out to find the man of their dreams among the men of the big city.

''And there, in the same city where they met as girls, four New York women entered the next phase of their lives dressed head to toe in love. And that's the one label that never goes out of style.'' Carrie Bradshaw

Now women across the world go to NYC to look for the two L's: Labels and Love in the culture city that never goes out of style.

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