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New York.

Let's discover the various skyscrapers.

amelie silvert

on 2 December 2012

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I am planning on visiting New York. Let's find information about the skyscrapers and take a look around. The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. Its name is derived from the nickname for the state of New York, The Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for more than forty years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. Following the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Empire State Building once again became the tallest building in New York City and New York State Let's discover another skyscraper. 77 floors, 319.5m (1048 feet) high, 29961 tons of steel, 3,826,000 bricks, near 5000 windows. Cost: $ 20,000,000
The building is clad in white brick and dark gray brickwork is used as horizontal decoration to enhance the window rows. The eccentric crescent-shaped steps of the spire (spire scaffolding) were made of stainless steel (or rather, similar nirosta chrome-nickel steel) as a stylized sunburst motif, and underneath it steel gargoyles, depicting American eagles (image), stare over the city. Sculptures modeled after Chrysler automobile radiator caps (image) decorate the lower setbacks, along with ornaments of car wheels. Saint Patrick's Cathedral is a decorated Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic cathedral church in the United States. It is the seat of the archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, and a parish church, located on the east side of Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets in midtown Manhattan, New York City, New York. It faces Rockefeller Center. What's next? THE NEW YORK SKYLINE, TODAY. The New York Skyline in the 1940s. Who was on top of the Empire State Building? Who built New York in the 1930s? In the 1950s? ca. 1939, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Three Western Union messengers travel on a ferry from Liberty Island. The flag on the right is on a car used by President Roosevelt. 1941, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA — Kindergarten students from the Bank Street School look at the New York City skyline from a ferry in New York Harbor. 30 Sep 1932, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA Four construction workers take a nap, balanced on a steel girder hung 800 feet over Manhattan, during the construction of the Radio City Music Hall. 02 Aug 1926, Times Square, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — Construction of the Paramount Building on Broadway in Times Square. Steel workers perched on steel beam during their lunch break. 25 Aug 1962, Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — New York: Construction worker walking along a steel girder on the Pan Am construction site with Chrysler Building in the background. ca. 1930s, Lower Manhattan, New York, New York, USA — An immigrant family looks out over the New York skyline as they arrive in the USA from Germany aboard the S. S. <Nieuw Amsterdam>. 9 Apr 1933, Manhattan, New York — A Roller Skater? Here's Your Costume. Are you a devotee of the new roller skating fad now popular among members of the smart set? Then here are the costumes you should wear according to the dictates of Dame Fashion. Miss Theresa Townsend (left) and Miss Joan Hamilton are wearing the jersey “sylo-jamas” in red, white and blue during a period of skating on the roof of Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The Empire State building is in the background. 30 Oct 1912, Ellis Island, New York, USA — Immigrants stand outside at Ellis Island, looking torwards Manhattan and New York Bay, while they wait to be transferred and become residents of the United States. October 30, 1912. ca. 1930s — Atop the Whitehall building in New York, world Champion trick shot golfer Jack Redmond demonstrates his golfing skill by teeing off from Miss Muriel Greer's forehead. 1950, New York, Evelyn Tripp models a Sheila Lynn dress and scarf near the United Nations building in New York City. 1950 1953, New York, USA — Georgia Hamilton poses in a white chiffon formal for Harper's Bazaar Magazine. New York City, 1950. New York, NY- Lina Basquett, well known dancer and musical comedy star, rehearsing new steps for a coming production on a ledge of the roof of the Hotel Commodore twenty eight stories belos is 42nd Street, whose hurrying throngs are unaware of the dancer balanced far above their heads. Undated photograph. WHAT DID THE IMMIGRANTS
IN NEW YORK? The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States and is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. Take a tour...
http://www.nps.gov/featurecontent/stli/eTour.htm How about New York Today? Want to know more?
"http://www.skyscraper.org/Pics/coolstuff.swf" The Rockefeller Centre Dancing in an urban area... Skyscrapers
lots of different people
urban architecture Chinatown
chinese food/
nationalities GRAND CENTRAL STATION People shoe shining
unqualified jobs
business men On the Subway overcrowded
public transport
different nationalities WHAT's Going On here?
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