NYC 2WAY Rises to the Call of the Empire State Building

Empire State Building NYC 2WAYNew York, known as the Empire State, is home to the Empire State Building. This giant of the New York City skyline is an attraction not to be missed. Arrive to this popular midtown destination in the style and luxury that only NYC 2 WAY can provide.

Created in 1931, the Empire State Building gained instant celebrity status as the world’s tallest building. This 1,454 foot high structure remained as the world’s tallest building for over 40 years, only to be surpassed by another NYC icon, the north tower of the World Trade Center, erected in 1972.

There is no doubt that The Empire State Building is an engineering marvel, but it is also anarchitectural work of art as well. The beauty of this building can be seen from miles away. Its aesthetic glory is crowned with a deco art tower. This iconic tower is easily recognized. At night, the tower stands out amongst the other sky scrapers that spot the city. Colored lighting illuminates the tower in commemorative colors to celebrate holidays. A red and green tower lights the sky during the Christmas season. You may want to read about Four Simple Rules of Etiquette for NYC Visitors for insightful tips you may be able to use.

A green tower stands out on St. Patrick’s Day. And of course, on the 4th of July, citizens and visitors alike can expect to see a red and blue glow coming from the peak of the Empire State Building. The tower also offers its version of lowering a flag to half mast. The tower is specially lit to honor famous New York citizens and other dignitaries who have died.

Many tourists that visit the Empire State Building arrive to this midtown destination in true New York City style via the sleek limousines of NYC 2 WAY. Once they have arrived most visitors enter the building and catch an elevator up to the 86th floor, where the first observation desk is located. The open patio of the observation desk offers breath taking panoramas of New York City. Some tourist venture even higher, catching a second set of elevators up to the 2nd observation deck located on the 102nd floor. This patio is enclosed, but it still offers a 360 view of the city that is truly jaw dropping.

The Empire State Building is yet another example of the spirit of innovation that New York City was built upon. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to experience this architectural and engineering masterpiece.


New York’s Skyline Sees Many Changes: Let NYC 2WAY Take You To It!

NYC 2WAY New York City SkylineThe skyline of New York is as emblematic as the famous “Hollywood” sign of California. New York is the city of skyscrapers that reach up into the sky in an attempt to prove man’s ingenuity in devising ever higher and greater buildings–a symbol of prosperity.

Throughout the years the NYC skyline has changed and evolved following different architectural modifications that record the history of this great city.

If you want to see the skyline in a huge-scale model, you can go to Flushing Meadows Corona Park in the district of Queens in the Queens Museum of Art. A scale model shows what is left of the World’s Fair of 1964. This scale model is periodically upgraded to display new acquisitions.

Lower Manhattan is the epitome of prosperous colossal skyscrapers. Since the first buildings were built, dated at around 1910, construction of ever taller buildings continued in the city and reached their peak in the Fifties.

Manhattan’s 5th Avenue is the home of some of the most impressive skyscrapers and is the very definition of urban development. From Central Park all the way to the Empire State Building, which for many years was the tallest building in the world, you can view the world’s most concentrated collection of architectural marvels.

A visit to NYC should include a tour of its memorable buildings and photographs of its wonderful skyline–a visual definition of the history of the city, in constant change and evolution, a reflection of man’s ingenuity and architectural creativity.

Regardless of where you end up visiting of the vast New York City Skyline,NYC 2WAY will get you there in luxury and style.