Empire State Building
American International Building
One Chase Manhattan Plaza
60 Wall Street
Three World Financial Center
Two World Financial Center
Verizon Building <...
The Chrysler Building in Manhattan, NYC. Designed by William Van Allen for Walter P. Chrysler and completed in 1930. It was the tallest building in the world for just a few short months until it was overtaken by The Empire State Building. The spire of the building, as well as the hood ornament gargoyles are made of German Nirosta metal. The lobby is made of Italian and South African marble and ...
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...
Both are located in Manhattan, NYC. Where Madison Square garden is used to be an exact copy of the Farley Post Office building. This was the old Penn Station which was demolished in the early 1960's. People were outraged that such a historic place could be knocked down that they formed a sort of historic places protection to prevent this in the future.
The biplane on the roof sculpture was designed by some guy named Rudolph de Harak and executed by the sculptor William Tarr in 1969 (thanks Jack Ryan).
Apparently it's a full-size model of a WW1 Sopwith Camel, complete with runway. It was put there to amuse inhabitants of surrounding scyscrapers, notably the WTC.
...the biplane ...
Goldman Sachs Tower (30 Hudson Street), in Jersey City, New Jersey, is the tallest building in the state of New Jersey, and the tallest in the United States of any building not in its metropolitan area's largest city. It was designed by Cesar Pelli, best known as the architect of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur and the Key Tower in Cleveland. The World Financial Center located just across t...
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