New York City’s Iconic Skyscrapers

New York City is a spectacular blend of awe-inspiring stores, restaurants, and of course, the buildings. Thanks to limited space as Manhattan was developing, builders had no choice but to go up. Here are 5 iconic New York City skyscrapers that should not be missed when visiting. One World Trade Center 1776 Ft. high 104 stories Tallest building in the Western Hemisphere This beautiful structure is the work of Architect David M. Childs and is an incredible addition to the Manhattan skyline that opened in October of 2014. Prepare to be amazed as you visit “One World Observatory,” providing a view 1250 ft above street level. Empire State Building (ESRT) 1250 Ft. high Takes up an entire city block Completed in 1931 The Empire State Building was designed by...

NYC’s Famous Skyscrapers

New York City is an icon. It is a place where people from all over the globe come to visit and explore, and comprised of fasted paced individuals, a crazy night life, and buildings that are hundreds of stories tall. Buildings can be quite extraordinary because of the way they are constructed and how much time and effort goes into building the newest skyscraper. Five of the most famous skyscrapers in New York City are: Empire State Building Chrysler Building 30 Rockefeller Center Gehry New York 40 Wall Street One of the most famous, if not the most famous, skyscraper is the Empire State Building. It was once the tallest building in the world standing at about 1450 feet. Back in 1931, it was a masterpiece to have a construction site towering at that height. Now...

Visiting the Height in New York City

New York City is home to some of the tallest buildings in the world. Many are equipped with observation decks and high speed elevators whisking its visitors to new heights and views. The Empire State Building or ESRT is among the most famous of New York City’s skyscrapers. It has been one of the most visited and recognized buildings since its 14 month completion in 1931. Droves of celebrities have toured the distinguished building from singer Andrea Bocelli, chef Anne Burrell and football player Demarco Murray. It was the tallest building for 40 years and takes up an entire city block. The Rockefeller Center is one of the most talked about buildings in New York City since 1939. Of course it is home to a litany of retail stores, exciting dining experiences...

Famous Buildings in the New York City Area to Visit

One of the main reasons people visit New York City is to the famous skyscrapers and buildings that make up its legendary skyline. These buildings have been in as many movies as most Hollywood stars and have hosted hundreds of famous people. They are within the heart of the city and are quite easy to find. Here are the top five buildings that people from around the world love to visit: Anthony Malkin’s Empire State Building: The Empire State Building is one of the most iconic skyscrapers in New York City. At 1,250 feet tall, the building was completed in 1931 and held the record for the world’s tallest building for nearly 40 years. The skyscraper has been in several movie scenes, such as King Kong and Superman. Visitors can enjoy tours and an observation...

High Powered New York Law Firms

When people think of high powered New York law firms, they often focus on names such as Davis, Polk & Wardwell, LLP; Debevoise & Plimpton (where Sean Hecker is a Partner), LLP; Simpson, Thacher & Barlett. LLP; or Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. New York City benefits greatly, because this area attracts the interest of so many highly skilled legal professionals.

New York City hotel rooms are getting cheaper thanks to Airbnb

It’s quite a good time to get a good deal on hotel rooms in New York City. Why? Bad weather, more rooms, the weak euro and Airbnb, according to a recent research note by Credit Suisse hotel industry analysts.