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40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...
In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...
The former elevated train, the High Line, used to run on the West Side of Manhattan. Remains of it are still clearly visible, especially with GE. At the marked spot the High Line ran through a warehouse on 15th and 10th Ave. The opening through the building has since closed but it still makes for an interesting sight. New York, New York.
Famous Dakota building at 72nd Street and Central Park West in New York City, perhaps (and unfortunately) best known as the 1970s home and 1980 assassination site of ex-Beatle John Lennon. Used in numerous movies, most notably as the location for Roman Polanski's adaptation of Ira Levin's "Rosemary's Baby."
First occupied by Gala Amusement Park, the site was turned into a 105-acre private flying field in 1929. Ground was broken on September 9, 1937 for a new airport, which was built jointly by the City of New York and the Federal Works Progress Administration.
New York City Municipal Airport was dedicated on October 15, 1939. On November 2, 1939, the name was changed to New York Municipal ...