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July 14th 2006
Published: September 26th 2007
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Yellow cab with Empire State Building in the background.
New York is great! It's great for photography, it's great to explore on foot and by subway. I loved to take the trip on the Staten Island ferry, just for the view of the skyline, for passing liberty island and the statue of liberty. For being on a ship, as I was looking forward to the container ship passage. And for the great atmosphere at sunset time cruising just in front of lower Manhattan. I also liked the sights all along 42nd Street, Bryant Park and the NY Library with its nice wood decorated reading halls. And a real highlight was spending half a day on top of Rockefeller Center with a great view.


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View up 42nd StreetView up 42nd Street
View up 42nd Street

Chrysler Building in the background.
Bryant ParkBryant Park
Bryant Park

Green oasis in the jungle of high rises.
NY LibraryNY Library
NY Library

Next to Bryant Park is the NY Library for Humanities and Social Siences. This is one of the huge reading halls.
Decor deluxeDecor deluxe
Decor deluxe

The ceiling of the reading halls has richly decorated wood panelling.
Grand CentralGrand Central
Grand Central

New Yorks main train station for long distance trains.
Station ConcourseStation Concourse
Station Concourse

Main station concourse, star constellations are painted on the ceiling.
Inside Grand CentralInside Grand Central
Inside Grand Central

Window near the ceiling.
New YorkNew York
New York

Look up, the sky is the limit.
HydrantHydrant
Hydrant

Looks magnificent in the sun.
Claudia SchifferClaudia Schiffer
Claudia Schiffer

An advertisement in the subway to invest in Germany.
PrometheusPrometheus
Prometheus

At Rockefeller Center.
Central ParkCentral Park
Central Park

View north from Rockefeller Center.
Empire StateEmpire State
Empire State

View south from "Top of the Rock".
ArchitectureArchitecture
Architecture

Skyscaper Crown in Lexington Avenue.
Chrysler BuildingChrysler Building
Chrysler Building

Roof in car part design.
Big ThreeBig Three
Big Three

Makes you feel tiny.
China TownChina Town
China Town

Colorful fire escapes.
Brooklyn BridgeBrooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge

In the middle above the car lanes is a pedestrian walkway. Here, used for a early morning exercise.
Steel and WiresSteel and Wires
Steel and Wires

Detail of Manhattan Bridge.
SymbolismSymbolism
Symbolism

At the pulpit of Trinity Church.
Trinity ChurchTrinity Church
Trinity Church

Looking down Wall Street.
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Wall Street

NY Stock Exchange
Liberty IslandLiberty Island
Liberty Island

View from the Staten Island ferry.


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