New York City Views

 

Panoramic south view

The panoramic south view from my apartment

 


Empire State Building

350 Fifth Avenue

The famous skyscraper erected in 1931, 102 floors, 381 meters high.

New Reuters Building

3 Times Square (The building in front of Empire State Building, still under construction)

Reuters and the Rudin Management are constructing a 32-story office tower at the northwest corner of 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue. As Reuters' new national headquarters, the tower will feature a Financial News TV Studio and approximately 34,000 square feet of state-of-the art signage. A spring 2001 opening is expected.

Empire State Building, New Reuters

The Viacom Building

Viacom

The 1 Astor Plaza (1515 Broadway) was built in 1968-1969 at Times Square, replacing Hotel Astor, which was closed in 1967. Today the building is owned by the Viacom media company and named accordingly.


Morgan Stanley

1585 Broadway

Building's set-back, 42-storey rise of horizontal striping and glass walls ends at the height of 209 m to a glass roof in the shape of a cut pyramid.

Morgan Stanley is currently building the 33-Story Morgan Stanley Dean Witter Plaza (its third office building in Times Square) at Seventh Avenue and 50th Street.

Morgan Stanley

Milford Plaza Hotel

Ramada Milford Plaza Hotel

Eighth Avenue
270 W 45th Street
New York 10036
tel: (212) 869-3600
fax: (212) 944-8357


Hotel Edison

228 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue
New York 10036
tel: (212) 840-5000

Built in 1931 and renovated in 1998, this 1,000-room hotel features art deco murals and fixtures in both the lobby and the rooms.


Paramount Hotel

Paramount Hotel

235 West 46th Street
(212) 764-5500

This is the hotel to visit if you want an experience close to being in an ultra-modern and stylish movie. Designed by Philippe Starck for Ian Schraeger, this hotel is so designed that even when you are in the smallest room, which is very small, you will pay more attention to the lamp or the screen-printed canvas over the bed. Each room has its own VCR, and when you arrive, you will find fresh flowers. If you have been indulging at the Dean & DeLuca gourmet shop in the lobby or at the popular Whiskey Bar, you can work out in the fitness center or assuage your guilt by getting down to work in the business center. In the Paramount Hotel: Mezzanine, Whiskey, Dean & DeLuca. Disabled guests need to make arrangements in advance.


Bertelsmann Building

1540 Broadway

Bertelsmann is the 3rd largest media company in the world and this is their U.S. headquarters. Here they have their music division BMG and their book division, Bantam/Double Day/ Random House.

Bertelsmann Building


World Trade Center

World Trade Center Twins

The twin towers, build 1970 to 1977, with 110 floors rising 1,353 feet, some time ago the tallest in the world


W Hotel

1567 Broadway

W Hotel


Hotel Mariott

Marriott Marquis Hotel

1535 Broadway
212-398-1900

Hotel's website

 


Belvedere Hotel

Belvedere Hotel

319 West 48th Street
(212) 245-7000

The Belvedere Hotel is conveniently located in Mid-Town Manhattan which makes it an ideal location whether your stay is for business or pleasure. The Belvedere Hotel has been elegantly renovated to reflect its finest standards.


New Yorker Hotel

481 Eighth Avenue
(212) 971-0101

The New Yorker Hotel, renowned for its warm, friendly staff and quiet ambience, offers 1000 guestrooms with spectacular views of New York City, several meeting rooms, and two ornate ballrooms. The closest hotel to the Javits Convention Center, our location also provides easy access to area sights, shopping and transportation.

Official hotel's web site

New Yorker Hotel

Nelson Tower

450 Seventh Avenue

[H. Craig Severance] was completed in 1931 as the tallest building in the Garment District with its 46 storeys, although today it is dwarfed by the nearby slab of 1 Penn Plaza. The building has a rectangle base of white stone, from which the simple triple setbacks of mid-facade rise, with white stonework emphasizing each setback. Each section of the facade has spandrels of mid-tone brown stone -- as opposed to the light brown limestone of the vertical striping -- with differing decor. The tower rises uninterrupted to the flat top at 160 m, the top floors having small openings and niches of almost ornamental nature.

Nelson Tower

McGraw-Hill Building

This 33 stories tall skysraper was build in 1930. It is the first major building to be clad with machine-made blue-green terra-cotta and glass cladding over steel frame.

McGraw-Hill Building

Hilton Times Square

West 42nd Street between 7th and 8th Avenues

The Hilton Times Square sits atop a 335,000 square foot retail and entertainment complex that includes a 25 theater AMC Megaplex, Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum and a food court. The hotel has a modernist facade of geometric shapes in primary colors inspired by the artist Piet Mondrian.

Hilton Times Square

New York Times Building

New York Times

229 West 43rd Street


 

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