Lately I've been in the habit of taking my camera with me whenever I leave the house, regardless of the purpose of the trip. The result is obvious: I take a lot more pictures, but its good practice. A few from the past week:
The New York Public Library's facade revealed after months of restoration:
Grand Central Terminal (not station) with the iconic Chrysler Building behind (HDR photo):
The Empire State Building from 34th & Madison Avenue:
The American Radiator Building, now the Bryant Park Hotel, with the Empire State Building behind:
Midtown Manhattan taken from the tiny window near the elevators on our floor:
The Big Apple: one of the top tourist destinations in New York City, the 24-hour 5th Avenue Apple store:
* My mom loves her new Verizon iPhone, as does Jessica's mom.
The Uptown 6 train at 28th & Park Avenue (stay behind the yellow line):
The New York Life Building near Madison Square Park:
* The builders hoped to rival the recently completed Empire State Building with an enormous skyscraper, but ran out of money during the Great Depression. This stubby building sits atop a foundation built to support a building nearly 100 stories tall, but today tops out around 30.
The Plaza Hotel at the corner of 5th Avenue and Central Park South: