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Skyscrapers of New York City
Cards and gifts of tall buildings and major attractions
Tour the historic buildings in New York that are known as icons of the city and learn about contemporary architecture that keeps New York at the leading-edge of style and green technology.
To get a panoramic view of the skyscrapers in Manhattan, the best spot is outside of the city - across the East River in Brooklyn and Queens, or in New Jersey over the Hudson River. From this vantage point, the tall skyscrapers in Midtown and the Financial District fill the horizon with glinting windows and spires gleaming in the sun. In the late afternoon, the light streams across the brick and stone buildings and the whole city glows with beautiful tones of color and shadow.
Learn interesting facts about the most important buildings in New York City from the unique perspective of an inquisitive resident. Use this as a guide to plan your vacation, and find things to do in New York while touring in the neighborhoods around the most famous skyscrapers.
New York City landmark skyscrapers - Posters from the NYC Transit Museum
Reflection Poster | New York City Transit MuseumIllustration by artist Artist Olive Ayhens of the famous Grand Central Terminal in New York City. From the Seaport Museum to the George Washington Bridge; subways, busses and roads connect all the famous buildings and bridges in New York City.
Rendezvous Poster | New York City Transit MuseumLandmark buildings and the transit system that feeds them. Floating on the lake in Central Park, New York City. This is another poster for the "Arts in Transit Program" by artist Jonathan Bartlett.
The lights illuminated the clouds for two nights on the anniversary in silent observation. The memorial is now open to the public, located a block away from the 9/11 museum.
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