LETS GO TO THE TOP – A High Perspective (initial edition)

Some Close-Up Views of the Very Top of  Four Iconic Landmarks 

Can You Recognize These?

(Full images follow below)

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ONE – 2012
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TWO – 1975
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THREE – 1980
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FOUR – 2013


All four have two things in common:  New York City, (and at one time or another,) were the tallest buildings in the city.

Chrysler Building
Chrysler Building – 1930 to 1931
Empire State Building
Empire State Building – 1931 to 1972; 2001 to 2013
World Trade Center
World Trade Center  – 1972 to 2001


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One World Trade Center – 2013 to present


As usual, comments are always welcome.








12 thoughts on “LETS GO TO THE TOP – A High Perspective (initial edition)

  1. I am glad you didn’t make us wait for the answers to the initial question–I was clueless about which buildings these were. Cool way to introduce a subject.

    1. Even well known landmarks seen frequently can prove challenging to recognize from just their tops and spires. That said, I enjoy “capturing” the details so often overlooked. (no pun intended!) 🙂

    1. Potendono; All except the Chrysler Building are or have been major antennas for broadcasting Television, (and many additional transmitting forms,) as they in most cases were the highest points in the city. When the twin towers were completed in 1971, most TV broadcasting switched from the Empire State Building, but of course they fell in 2001. Today the major broadcast antennas are on a building in Times Square, NYC. You should come visit someday. Love YOUR images. M 🙂

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