Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

New York Is… Spires

04-17 SpiresIn the Gothic or Renaissance styles, spires have been a staple of houses of worship for centuries. The vertical city of New York has its share of these, and has added “cathedrals to commerce” to its collection of sharpened towers that stretch to the heavens. Whether the art deco crowns of the Empire State and Chrysler Buildings, or the sleek modernism of the Bank of America Tower and 1 World Trade Center, the tapered tops of our city’s skyscrapers are among its most glorious attributes.


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