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Old May 6th, 2017, 03:34 PM   #1
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New York is insane







80 Eighth Avenue

In any other city a building like that would be a historical gem, something shown in the postcard, stamp.

But in NYC it is just a John Doe with most people hardly note it.
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Old May 8th, 2017, 03:19 PM   #2
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I thought this was a thread about demolition...bihh
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Old May 17th, 2017, 05:57 PM   #3
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I suppose you're right - I've lived in or around New York my entire life, and literally have never once noticed that building's design before. I know exactly what building it is, looking at it, but always figured it was a fairly generic mid-30s highrise when looking at it from street level.

Granted, most of the detailing at the top isn't easily visible at street level, so most pedestrians are just seeing a standard brick facade.
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Old May 18th, 2017, 02:46 PM   #4
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There's a New York, Chicago appreciation thread on this section of the forum, go find it and post there.
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