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Should the view of the ESB be protected?

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  • No

    Votes: 14 77.8%

Poll: Should the view of the ESB be protected from the Hudson?

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Simple poll really, there's a surge of construction going on in Manhattan right now. But what about the past icons and indeed THE icon of NYC.

Should this view of the Empire State Building be blocked from the skyline if a development made it so or should it be preserved?
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No, lol. To do so would be to spit in the face of the spirit that built the ESB in the first place.

It's not a holy site, it's a big ass office building from grandpa's days.

With that said, enough is landmarked in the immediate area that it will always have roughly the same prominence on the skyline. I don't see any modern lighting schemes that even come close, either.
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