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Old 03-22-2007, 10:22 PM   #1
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Default A few pics from 500 feet up in NYC

As some of you know I took a business trip to NYC on March 6th to see the building I'm working on. I took some pics from the 34th floor (highest floor that had poured concrete slab.

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What it looks like from the ground at 42nd and 6th



Finished product

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Executive Architect: Adamson Associates Architects
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That'* pretty cool. I'm really freaked out about heights and that first pic made my stomach all jittery.
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Nice pics!! I'd like to see that in person when it'* done! Was this your first time in NYC?
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I set the pic of the Empire State Building as my new wallpaper . I love that building, i'm so glad it was not attacked on 9/11. You have a cool job
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Jim, How did you like the construction elevator ride :P
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Any way to get the original hi res versions,them make some cool wallpaper ..
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All you needed was an umbrella and a tail wind....
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Here are some higher res images I didnt have at home last night.

Oh...and it would have been very hard to hit the ESB, as its located midtown Manhattan, making low flying commercial planes nearly impossible to hit its target. WTC 1 and 2 were the best target as they were the tallest and totally unobstructed in downtown Manhattan.









Ground Zero from Liberty St. The building in the background is 7 WTC, our office is the executive architects for Tower 2, 3 and 4. I will not be a part of the project ( I was originally slated for T4) but I have resigned.

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Nice pics Jim, glad you had a good trip
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That first pic? YIKES!! I fear heights......

Awesome pics though.
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