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Subject: New York Skyline Its Marvelous Skyscrapers 14/11/2010, 10:13 am
New York is primarily known for its busy active life and its line ofskyscrapers. The city of New York has the world’s biggest and largestskyline buildings. Its buildings ascend upwards as if developing fromthe buds. Many tourists who visit the United States for the first timeusually go see New York City. Some of the most common high rise buildings are The Top of the Rock: The view from theTop of The Rock is just magnificent and fabulous. On the 69th floor ofthe building, there is a Rockefeller Center which is considered to bemind-blowing. This building is also called the GE building. The secondone on the list is the Empire State Building. The view from the EmpireState Building can be observed from two different places. One is fromthe 86th floor and the other one is from the 102nd floor. The 102ndfloor however, is closed for renovation. The tower got completed in theyear 1931. The third high rise building is the Met Life Building, whichis also a very tall skyscraper. The World Trades Center, also know asthe Twin Towers was the tallest skyscraper in New York City. However,after the 9/11 attack , it was destroyed. The place currently is calledGround Zero. The Twin Towers once stood 1,727 feet tall. The Citigroup Center has 59 stories and is considered to be one of the mostimportant post wars building in the city of New York. New York Cityalso has the Time Square Building and is a unique example of the greenand steel construction. Some other skyscrapers are Midtown Manhattan,Time Warner Center and the International Style.