New York – Iconic Skyscrapers

New York’s skyline is world famous – and it’s punctuated by the silhouettes of some of the most iconic skyscrapers in the world. Host Chaka Foreman discovers you can actually fit, inchronological order, a nice collection of 20th century architectural wonders on a walk you can do in one afternoon.

Chaka starts at the Flatiron Building, the famously quirky shaped early 20th century skyscraper that bridges 2 eras of architectural design.

Chaka then moves on to the jazzy art deco Chrysler Building, and the Empire State Building – a popular superstar since its opening, making it one of the most beloved landmarks in the city.

Next stop, the Rockefeller Center, described as “New York’s town square” involving a whole complex of art deco buildings around the well-known “30 Rock”skyscraper.

Then finally, up to Park Avenue to study the Seagram Building and Lever House – 2 groundbreaking mid-century modern structures that would change the way the world looked at skyscrapers for decades to come.

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A huge thanks go out to the following companies:

Paramount Hotel – New York

Paramount Hotel New York

Big Onion Tours, NYC

Dr Charles M. Weiss at the Tower Dental Suites NYC

Four Seasons Bar

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Hilary Lewis
Anthony W. Robins
Brian Kuritsky