No matter where I visit, I always want to climb to the top of a mountain or hill or building and get view from above. Why would this be any different in New York? The good thing is, it has plenty of tall building to chose from.
I presumed I’d go up the Empire State Building, but everyone else said “No, go up the Rockefeller Building, it has great views of Central Park, and if you go up the Empire State Building, you can’t see the Empire State Building!”
It turns out, they were right! Here’s my take on the classic Empire State Building postcard shot. Does it look “thirties” enough? With a bit of straightening in photoshop, I could see this hanging on my wall at home.
I made sure I went up around sunset. It was a good decision.
Central Park, the Upper West Side, the Hudson River, the George Washington Bridge, and New Jersey.
The view north towards Central Park.
I wasn’t the only one taking photos!
However, I was there alone, meaning I had to take photos of other couples enjoying the romantic sunset.
The lift… excuse me… the elevator inside 30 Rock, with projector and light display.
Earlier in the day I went to the Dube Juggling shop and factory. I bought 9 “factory second” silicone balls for way cheaper than those that get through quality control. These balls will probably explode due to defects, but I really need some for my Room project.
My route from home, around the city, to where I ate a burger, and to the Pratt Institute juggling meeting.