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Old Posted Apr 12, 2013, 12:37 PM
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Smile Crowns of NEW YORK

A look at a few of the crowns on New York skyscrapers, as seen from the Top of the Rock observation deck...


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Woah what's 13?
The International Gem Tower.
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A look at a few of the crowns on New York skyscrapers, as seen from the Top of the Rock observation deck...


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seriously the best. Imagine if this tower was blown up to esb proportion or chrysler height. one hell of a gem for sure.
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Old Posted Apr 14, 2013, 4:36 PM
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seriously the best. Imagine if this tower was blown up to esb proportion or chrysler height. one hell of a gem for sure.
I agree, take a look here: http://forum.skyscraperpage.com/showthread.php?t=175767
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Old Posted Apr 14, 2013, 8:48 PM
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Always felt that building was underrated. Should have been in more movies.
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Imagine how terrifying it must be if one slid down that roof
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C'mon now - a photo thread of the 'Crowns of New York' and no shots of the *Crown Building*? Tsk, tsk

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Old Posted Apr 23, 2013, 9:59 PM
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I gotta go with the New York Life Insurance Building. It's just badass. Also the Radiator Building. Anyone have a good one its crown?

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40 Wall St is one of my favorites.

Imagine when it was bright reflective copper.
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