New York City's tallest observation deck is in the works over in Manhattan's new luxury neighborhood, Hudson Yards. The open-air deck will be situated 1,100-feet above the ground, making it higher than the Empire State Building's observation deck by 50 feet. Show More Summary
FACT CHECK: Was an image of the Hindu goddess Kali projected onto the Empire State Building?
??? Wet windows let in the diminished light of morning. At commuting time, the most recent wave of showers had faded to something just heavy enough to be impossible to ignore. Clouds nipped away the top of the Empire State Building, leaving some different, squared-off landmark. The rain held off at lunchtime, and a cool gust […]
Dig Dig Dig Dig Dig Dig Dig Read the full article on AICN Hey folks, Harry here... Warners just released this poster for THE 33, the Chilean mining incident that left 33 men trapped beneath an Empire State Building of rock on top of them. Show More Summary
Artist Andrew Jones designed the portrait of Goddess Kali, which was projected on New... [Visit original source www.hindu-blog.com to read the entire content and more such articles.]
The top of the Empire State Building is famous for its specially themed lighting (green for St. Patrick’s Day, rainbow for Gay Pride, etc.) but recently we’ve been treated tp much more of a show, along with a deeper message. Last week,...Show More Summary
[Image: "Riggers install a lightning rod" atop the Empire State Building "in preparation for an investigation into lightning by scientists of the General Electric Company" (1947), via the Library of Congress]. This is hardly news, but...Show More Summary
This week, our readers sent in shots of the blue moon, animals on the Empire State Building, and animals in Central Park. Use #NYDNgram on Instagram, and your shot could be featured!
Photographer Allen Henson has been locked in a legal battle with the Empire State Building ever since he took a series of nude shots at the top of the skyscraper in 2013. The case was finally settled this week, with the ESB agreeing to drop the $1.1 million suit as long as Henson stays out of the building forever. [ more › ]
It may not be New York City’s tallest building, but it’s possibly its most celebrated.
Last Saturday, anyone in New York City who could see the south facade of the Empire State Building probably noticed massive projections of endangered animals covering the 1931 skyscraper.
Could ‘Billionaires’ Row’ super developer Michael Stern be planning a Brooklyn tower the size of the Empire State Building?
Brooklyn could soon have a residential skyscraper as tall as the Empire State Building. Developer Michael Stern, the builder of one of the tallest luxury condo towers on Manhattan's Billionaires'... To view the full story, click the title link.
Like King Kong climbing the Empire State Building, I scaled an 8 foot wall to the finish line at the City Challenge Race in New York City this past weekend. Though I have participated in and conquered numerous obstacle races in the past...Show More Summary
Via NBC New York: The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a first-of-its-kind live video projection and aimed to raise awareness about animals at risk of being lost forever. Show More Summary
Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building. Organizers say the Saturday night event was a... To view the full story, click the title li...
On August 1, 2015, the Oceanic Preservation Society in partnership with Discovery, created “Racing Extinction“, a spectacular event in which slides of endangered animals were projected onto the side of the Empire State Building. Coming from the minds of director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) and artist Travis Threlkel of Obscura Digital, the stunning projections demonstrated […]
If you were hanging around midtown Manhattan this weekend, you may have noticed some exotic animals projected on to the side of the Empire State Building. What was that all about? As it turns out, that was one of the more ambitious examples of tech-powered advocacy in recent memory. Show More Summary
A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display. The “Projecting Change on the Empire State Building” initiative was designed to raise awareness about the plight of endangered animals and was billed as [...]Show More Summary
Manhattan's concrete jungle was briefly taken over by a menagerie of real wildlife on Saturday night, as giant projections of endangered animals were ceremoniously splashed across the Empire State Building. Continue reading ? The post Empire State Building aglow with Cecil the lion and more to spotlight endangered animals appeared first on PBS NewsHour.