I Love New York City’s Architecture

Built in 1931, The Empire State Building in Ne...

Built in 1931, The Empire State Building in New York City is one of the oldest, yet tallest skyscrapers. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Empire State Building, New York City. from, to...

Empire State Building, New York City. from, to Chrysler Bldg. and Queensboro Bridge, low viewpoint (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Empire State Building.

The Empire State Building. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: Comparison of skyscrapers in New York

English: Comparison of skyscrapers in New York (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Chrysler Building top in New York City, photog...

Chrysler Building top in New York City, photographed from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: The Chrysler Building in New York Cit...

English: The Chrysler Building in New York City illuminated at night. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

United Nations Chrysler and Empire State Building

United Nations Chrysler and Empire State Building (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A view of the Chrysler Building from the Empir...

A view of the Chrysler Building from the Empire State Building (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

English: aerial view from Empire State Buildin...

English: aerial view from Empire State Building ENE to Chrysler Building, East river and LaGuardia Airport (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

  

 
 

English: Empire StateBuilding From NJ

English: Empire StateBuilding From NJ (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Empire State Building and Chrysler Building were built in Art Deco style.

New York has architecturally noteworthy buildings in a wide range of styles and from distinct time periods. The modern One World Trade Center is currently under construction at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan and  is the most expensive new office tower in the world.

Manhattan’s skyline and skyscrapers are universally recognized. The city has been home of many of the tallest buildings in the world.  As of 2011, New York City had 5,937 high-rise buildings.

Empire State Building from a Park Avenue skysc...
Empire State Building from a Park Avenue skyscraper. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
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