view from a room at the Viceroy hotel in Midtown
view from a room at the Viceroy hotel in Midtown

view from a room at the Viceroy hotel in Midtown

took a little holiday but back now with another shot of beloved New York
took a little holiday but back now with another shot of beloved New York

took a little holiday but back now with another shot of beloved New York

building the empire state
building the empire state

building the empire state

short history of the high rise

The New York Times have today published a nice little mini-doc, a short history of the high rise http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2013/high-rise/

Night view of Midtown Manhattan looking west from Hudson River. July 1956.
http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21249&page=10
Night view of Midtown Manhattan looking west from Hudson River. July 1956.
http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21249&page=10

Night view of Midtown Manhattan looking west from Hudson River. July 1956.

http://wirednewyork.com/forum/showthread.php?t=21249&page=10

Mulberry Street, NY, 1900. From the Library of Congress,
Mulberry Street, NY, 1900. From the Library of Congress,

Mulberry Street, NY, 1900. From the Library of Congress,

inside the NYSE, 1980s
(not sure where this picture is from, so please do let me know if it is yours/you know)
inside the NYSE, 1980s
(not sure where this picture is from, so please do let me know if it is yours/you know)

inside the NYSE, 1980s

(not sure where this picture is from, so please do let me know if it is yours/you know)

State Street townhouse, Brooklyn, designed by architect Ben Hansen. 
State Street townhouse, Brooklyn, designed by architect Ben Hansen. 

State Street townhouse, Brooklyn, designed by architect Ben Hansen. 

253 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, designed by the architect James Cleary.
253 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, designed by the architect James Cleary.

253 Pacific Street, Brooklyn, designed by the architect James Cleary.