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nycdagreatest Sep 17, 2010 4:07 PM

NEW YORK | 500 Fifth Ave | 697 FT / 212 M | 60 FLOORS | 1931
 
500 Fifth Avenue is a 60-floor, 697-foot (212 m) office tower in Manhattan, New York City, standing at West 42nd Street.It is adjacent to Bryant Park.

While this art deco building is not as well known as the Empire State Building, it shares some characteristics. Both buildings were completed in 1931 and designed by Shreve Lamb & Harmon Associates.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2663/...37b1e3a9_b.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4034/...b8251cf9_b.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4040/...46c1e531_b.jpg http://farm1.static.flickr.com/53/14...a5c60757_b.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4144/...a792cf32_b.jpg

NYguy Jan 3, 2017 12:04 AM

Just skip to about 6 minutes in to enjoy the views from the top of this classic. About 8:48 in, it's crazy.

Crazy stunt, but worth the views for us. (And it's obviously not 1,200 ft up)



Video Link

NYguy Jan 30, 2017 10:31 PM

http://vintagemanhattanskyline.tumblr.com/page/5


http://68.media.tumblr.com/943dcab96...24yo1_1280.jpg



http://68.media.tumblr.com/95f96c8cd...24yo1_1280.jpg

dhmpap Feb 12, 2017 10:04 AM

Wow - love the vintage ones @NYguy :cool:

NYguy Feb 15, 2017 12:42 AM

^ Yeah, some of these buildings have been standing for a loooong time.



NoƩ Alfaro

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2808/1...8360dd45_b.jpg


Canadian Pacific

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5202/5...ca8411b7_b.jpg



And look at this...


http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RTxKATuGGe...venue+1930.jpg
http://www.mrakodrapy.com/2012/10/500-fifth-avenue.html


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