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this thread is for old photos of nyc and new towers
currently uc is the 472m/95st Central park tower
will be tallest in NYC on completion



july15
luc9am



111 west 57th will be worlds tallest resi
435m
82floors with only 58 apartments


uc Vanderbilt
427m/58st


30 Hudson yards
341m
 

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The new tall glass towers are great, but sad to see NYC lose its old charm with the classic art deco skyscrapers being crowded out by the curvy glass towers.

Yeah I know it's not something that hasn't been said millions of times already.
 

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Old photo's of NYC?

Here are some slides of New York street scenes from the 1960's courtesy of Flashbak.........

https://flashbak.com/jacks-slides-of-new-york-city-in-the-1960s-403178/



















An some great black an white photo's

https://flashbak.com/great-photos-of-mid-century-midtown-new-york-city-found-50-years-later-48785/














And these were taken in the late 1970's by a Soviet Aeroflot pilot

https://flashbak.com/great-snapshots-new-york-1978-soviet-aeroflot-pilot-386654/




















I'm a bit of a New York buff so I love his sort of thing......
 

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I've been fascinated by New York during the 1930s. A modern city filled with supertalls, lights, traffic, a subway system and pretty much everything you expect from a city today... but 80 years ago... that would have been nothing short of spectacular.
 

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Such an amazing city. Truly a world city and like London, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai, in a class of their own. Great pics btw!
 

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If you go to New York, pay a few extra bucks and go to the 102nd Floor Observatory at the top of the spire...The view isn't much different but go...because it is there : ) and you have an option of walking down the stairs from the regular Observation deck down to the floor where the first step back starts in this photo. It's part of the experience.
 

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taken by fabian today while touring new yoik
the closest building is called Spiral at 320m.
behind it (111 west st) will be thinnest in world at 435m

 
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