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SEPTEMBER 7, 2020


Some views from the observation deck of the Empire State...


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Clips from the observation deck...


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My video from Friday with extreme close-ups of The King of all Buildings, BY NYCSKYSCRAPERS2020:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37OlOG3NpOY
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My video from Friday with extreme close-ups of The King of all Buildings, BY NYCSKYSCRAPERS2020:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37OlOG3NpOY
Wow. I hope you realize just how lucky you are to live there!
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Wow. I hope you realize just how lucky you are to live there!
Yes, it's nice to see someone on these forums who genuinely lives near the city and posts their own content.

Thank you QUEENSNYMAN once more!

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Old Posted Oct 6, 2020, 2:40 AM
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Yes, it's nice to see someone on these forums who genuinely lives near the city and posts their own content.


Isn't it?


I'll post some more of my visit to the observation deck, been meaning to get to these. As I said before, the Empire State still holds its own with the new observation decks coming to town.



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Gov Al Smith's grand opening...


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Do we need any more?



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Old Posted Oct 6, 2020, 2:58 AM
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Wow the Empire State Building would have still been amazing without the spire. So glad they put that on though.

City of spires
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Wow the Empire State Building would have still been amazing without the spire. So glad they put that on though.

City of spires

Yeah, both the spire and the antenna make a difference in appearance.


Continuing from above...(SEPTEMBER 7, 2020)



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View of the fine folks at 30 Hudson, enjoying the view...


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Superlative tour, reminding me I’m overdue for another visit. Thank you NYguy!
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The Jerome Avenue rezoning seems to be off to a good start

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I'm annoyed they removed those T bar shaped bracket affairs that once ringed the 102nd floor cupola. They were a very distinctive part of the building's decoration and should have been preserved, even in a single row above the new floor to ceiling glass. Shame on them.
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I'm annoyed they removed those T bar shaped bracket affairs that once ringed the 102nd floor cupola. They were a very distinctive part of the building's decoration and should have been preserved, even in a single row above the new floor to ceiling glass. Shame on them.
I had mixed feelings about the renovation and change in windows, but it doesn't affect the building overall. And the finished product at the top is worth it. I want them to add the option of visiting the 103rd floor to the public, and not just the VIPs.



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Superlative tour, reminding me I’m overdue for another visit. Thank you NYguy!
I was way overdue as well, hadn't been in years. But it's great, and has that history that sets it apart from the new decks.
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Almost a very different Empire State before the footprint got a little larger....



























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