While in NYC, one of the things I continually found myself thinking was "Wow ... there's the (insert name of famous building/park/ street/area here) that I've always seen on TV, right here in front of me!" Sometimes I forget that a lot of the things seen on TV actually exist outside the little picture box :)
Here is Rockefeller Center, rising behind a large sculptural piece meant to mimic its shape. Although the artwork is only a small fraction of the size of the original, here it appears just as large. Right next door to this skyscraper is NBC studios, where The Today show broadcasts daily.
Next photo is looking down across a fountain/wall made of reddish brown granite. This feature is inside the lobby of Trump Tower, which is well known to me by watching many seasons of Trump's show The Apprentice.
The main interest for me, in this photo, is the Chrysler Building, seen in the far distance. To me, the Art Deco design is divine. Tourists are allowed to go about fifteen feet into the Chrysler's lobby, before guards start frowning and asking for identification. However, fifteen feet was far enough for me to nab some photos. Over each door, dramatically lit letters announce the street on which the entrance opens:
And I've still got a few more NYC pics up my sleeve for next post ...