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Thursday, June 01, 2006

17 State Street



This striking 41 story building is in lower Manhattan, abutting Battery Park. Its unique quarter round shape is instantly recognizable from many angles and can be seen approaching it from many vantage points from the waters south of Manhattan, where it is quite prominent in the skyline. It was built in 1988 by Emery Roth and Sons - one of the oldest architecture firms in the USA and with more buildings to their credit in NYC than anyone else - nearly 200 - including some of the finest luxury buildings in the city. The history of the founder, Emery Roth (born 1871), the company and their work is just fascinating - I recommend this article ...

5 comments:

Sam said...

That's a wonderful photo of that building - the sky reflected on the face of it is beautiful!

Anne said...

Beautiful shot! I love photos of tall buildings!

Sarah said...

Great shot! Makes it seem like there is only you, buildings and clouds...like all the people and hustle doesn't exist.

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