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hrivas Dec 13, 2011 9:44 PM

"A glass covered cupola, now used as a flag pole base, once held a beacon light visible from 30 miles away."

taken from this book:

PHX31 Dec 13, 2011 10:08 PM


There used to be an old thread somewhere on the forum that had a ton of old pictures of the lanterns (beacons, etc.) on old NYC skyscrapers. It was really cool.

I guess we wouldn't want a beacon you could see 30 miles away (would be pretty bright for the residents of 44 Monroe, the Westin, etc.) but they could put in something softer yet still neat.

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