Big Apple Buildings That Refused To Grow

June 6, 2014
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Tiny tenement building in Midtown

New York is a city addicted to progress. Street expansions, renovations, and bigger skyscrapers will always be a part of the city’s landscape. Yet, a few little wonders remain; tenements and old edifices from New York’s more modest beginnings can be found if you have a keen eye. Or, just look at these photos.

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One Amazingly Synchronous Lightning Strike

August 24, 2013
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Hitting Chicago’s three tallest buildings at the same time (the Willis Tower, a Trump hotel, and the John Hancock Building, respectively) lightning proves an apt device for highlighting the Windy City’s soaring sky lines.

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The City Limits

March 4, 2013
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Have an eye for international design but a budget that confines you to your current area code? Fret not. Featuring a handful of the world’s most vertical cities, this spellbinding video allows you to ogle at the “limitless” innovation of the human mind from your very computer.

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