Posts Tagged: NYC Skyscrapers

Visiting Trump Tower in New York City

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This post will show you how to visit Trump Tower on 5th Ave. in Midtown Manhattan. It is the central headquarters of the Trump Organization. It’s also where Donald J. Trump’s penthouse is. Of course, since Trump was elected president, the building has become even more significant as a destination. This post contains information that […]

The Flatiron Building in New York City

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Flatiron Feature

When Daniel Burnham’s design for the George A. Fuller company’s office building was completed in 1902, it was named after Fuller himself, the Fuller building. But much like 56 Leonard today has come to be known as the Jenga building, New Yorkers gave this building a name of their own, the Flatiron building, because of […]

Donald Trump Buildings in New York City

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Donald Trump is the second native New Yorker to be elected to the Oval Office, the first having been Theodore Roosevelt, who was born in Gramercy Park.  Trump, who was born in the borough of Queens, also happens to be one of the biggest real estate tycoons in the city.  He has more 30 properties in […]

Freedom Tower Observatory Tickets and Tours

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Freedom Tower Tickets

This post is about the Freedom Tower observatory in NYC, how to get tickets, discounts, and tours.  A visit to the Freedom Tower, officially known as One World Observatory, is an unforgettable experience. This guide provides the information you need to plan your visit including how to get Freedom Tower tickets, visiting hours, and admission prices.  Getting There […]

10 Most Iconic New York Buildings

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New york empire state building view

This post is a self-guided tour of NYC’s 10 most popular skyscrapers.  Come and take a walk with us as we explore 10 famous New York City skyscrapers, old and modern, tall and taller. We’ll start in Lower Manhattan and proceed up north towards Midtown.  Here is a link to the map if you would like […]

The Woolworth Building Tours

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Tours of the Woolworth Building NYC

In 1913, New York City watched as the 57 floors of the newly built Woolworth Building were lit up by electric lights.  A special switch was thrown by President Woodrow Wilson in Washington DC to light up the recently completed “tallest building in the world.”  This Neo Gothic skyscraper was designed by Cass Gilbert for […]

Best New York Skyline Views

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New York City Skyline

In this post, we list where to go for the best views of New York City, from on land and water as well as from the sky.  NYC is one of those cities that has a skyline that demands to be photographed.  This post is about finding places where you can get panoramic views of […]