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Old September 1st, 2007, 04:49 AM   #1161
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Old September 1st, 2007, 05:08 AM   #1162
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I swear this building is so beautiful..so is new york!

To bad this building is only a supertall because of the spire, regardless I LOVE THIS TOWER.
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Old September 1st, 2007, 08:16 AM   #1163
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thanx Carlitos for the new pic...never seen that angle before...and i must admit that BofA is growing on me...it completes the great wall of buildings..along with the new Verizon building...and looks like the building is gettin a suit put on it...nice angles and very sharp
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Old September 1st, 2007, 06:20 PM   #1164
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Yes, it's a great pic. Makes you realise just how big th ESB is

Go Carlitos *waits for weather report*
Hi there, been busy at the US Open...you gotta wait for next foto tour!! the weather right now in Gotham is GREAAAT!!!! in the 70's and sunny LOL
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 05:28 AM   #1165
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so how tall is this without the spire?
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 05:42 AM   #1166
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so how tall is this without the spire?
269m/882ft to top of roof feature, 288m/945ft to tip of glass crown.
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 06:22 AM   #1167
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269m/882ft to top of roof feature, 288m/945ft to tip of glass crown.
After looking at renderings and construction pictures posted on many different websites i believe that right now the building is only at 882 feet. The building still has the glass curtain that needs to go up and then finally the spire.
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 06:59 AM   #1168
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how do they go about putting a spire on a building. is it put on by piece or how?
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 07:16 PM   #1169
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Is the crown basically only glass?
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Old September 2nd, 2007, 08:44 PM   #1170
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glass and steel
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 02:28 AM   #1171
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thanks, well at least it give the ilusion that it's taller.
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 02:18 PM   #1172
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Some older closeup shots (August 27):








Sorry, but I did not have time to upload them earlier.

A vertical panorama:


And a nightshot from August 24:
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 03:03 PM   #1173
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great close-ups, thx
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Old September 3rd, 2007, 06:13 PM   #1174
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the glass looks really different then it does in the renders.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 11:59 PM   #1175
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NYC Wednesday September 5, 2007




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Old September 6th, 2007, 12:01 AM   #1176
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Nice pictures. Thanks for showing them.
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Old September 7th, 2007, 07:57 AM   #1177
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some good close ups
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Old September 7th, 2007, 04:04 PM   #1178
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foto ECO TIM

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Old September 7th, 2007, 04:21 PM   #1179
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the glass is so fadey.
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Old September 7th, 2007, 04:31 PM   #1180
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That close-ups!!!! This building is so amazing!
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