The Empire State Building

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The Empire State Building

5th Avenue & 34th Street, NYC

by navema
www.navemastudios.com

The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world’s tallest building for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center’s North Tower was completed in 1972. Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, the Empire State Building was again the tallest building in New York (although it was no longer the tallest in the US or the world). The Empire State Building was once again demoted to second-tallest building in New York on April 30, 2012, when the new One World Trade Center reached a greater height. The Empire State Building is currently the third-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States (after the Willis Tower and Trump International Hotel and Tower, both in Chicago), and the 22nd-tallest in the world (the tallest now is Burj … Read More

The Holy Grail (…with an eye twinkle…;-)

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The Holy Grail (...with an eye twinkle...;-)

Apple store on 5th avenue, Manhattan, New York City (currently under renovation).
Taken – of course with an Apple iPhone 4 – during our visit in New York, April 2011.

We are a real (crazy) Apple family with:

1 iMac 27"
2 MacBook Pro 15"
1 MacBook Air 11"
1 iPad
2 iPhone 4
1 iPhone 3GS
1 iPhone 3G
1 iPod Touch
2 iPod Nano
2 iPod Shuffle

Comments and favs welcome, even from poor Microsoft Windows Users 😉

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL; NYSE: AAPL; previously Apple Computer, Inc.) is an American multinational corporation that designs and markets consumer electronics, computer software, and personal computers. The company’s best-known hardware products include the Macintosh line of computers, the iPod, the iPhone and the iPad. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system; the iTunes media browser; the iLife suite of multimedia and creativity software; the iWork suite of productivity software; Aperture, a professional photography package; Final Cut Studio, a suite of professional audio and film-industry software products; Logic Studio, a suite of music production tools; the Safari web browser; and iOS, a mobile operating system. As of October 2010, the company operates 317 retail stores in ten countries, and … Read More

Empire State – NY – Aerial Check out

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Empire State - NY - Aerial View

The Empire State Creating is a 102-story skyscraper positioned in Midtown Manhattan, New York Metropolis, on Fifth Avenue in between West 33rd and thirty fourth Streets. It has a roof peak of 1,250 toes (380 m), and with its antenna spire incorporated, it stands a total of 1,454 toes (443 m) large. Its title is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world’s tallest making for nearly forty a long time, from its completion in early 1931 right up until the topping out of the first Globe Trade Center’s North Tower in late 1970. Next the September 11 attacks in 2001, the Empire State Creating was once more the tallest making in New York (though it was no more time the tallest in the US or the planet), right up until 1 Globe Trade Heart achieved a larger peak on April thirty, 2012. The Empire State Creating is at present the fourth-tallest concluded skyscraper in the United States (just after the 1 Globe Trade Heart, the Willis Tower and Trump Intercontinental Hotel and Tower, equally in Chicago), and the twenty fifth-tallest in the planet (the tallest now is Burj Khalifa, positioned in Dubai). … Read More