Majestic Skyscrapers of New York
Skyscrapers now occupy big areas of the city, displacing the low-rise buildings. So what are the advantages of majestic skyscrapers? Undoubtedly, the first is a favorable ratio of capacity and space, the second - they give any city the grace and solidity, and the third - gorgeous panorama that can be contemplated from a great height.||Here are the most famous skyscrapers in New York City.||Empire State Building is a 102-story office building located in Manhattan, built more than 80 years ago. Once inside, you find yourself in the lobby, which has the length of 30 m and a height of 3 floors. There is a panel depicting all 7 wonders of the world, the whole hall is marble. To the observation deck on 86th floor you can be taken by speed elevator, to reach the last floor you should buy a separate ticket. The entrance to the ground floor is free. The employees use individual elevators with the help of special cards.||From the observation deck of one the highest skyscrapers in the United States you can see the Chrysler Building (319-meter skyscraper, built in the 30s, is one of the symbol of the city), the river, and the vast area of the city and Brooklyn district. Behind the high-rise buildings there is a Central Park, which by the way is the most visited park in the United States - about 25 million people a year.||One of the first skyscrapers in the country is Flatiron Building, built in 1902. When you look from the ground on one side of the building, it seems that it is flat. 82-meter high building fits well into the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue. Notably, this is one of the first structures, which frame is made from steel beams.||Rockefeller Center was built in the 30s by a large financial tycoon Rockefeller. There is also an observation deck, though not as high as in the Empire State, but instead of lattice there are big glasses. It is know that in 1989, the Rockefeller Center was bought from the Rockefeller by Japanese company “Mitsubishi”.||One World Trade Center, built in 2014 on the south from famous twin-towers, is the highest in New York and 4 highest building in the world. The building symbolize rebirth and resilience.