Photo by myself outside the United Nations, at 44th Street and First Avenue.
I took this photo a couple months ago of a news crew setting up for a broadcast outside the sculptural buildings of the United Nations.
It was interesting to think of the building as a backdrop, an image potentially seen by millions. Yet only a handful of people would see the man standing on a box!
For those who don't know, the United Nations was designed by a collaboration of architects, including Le Corbusier. It was built around 1950.
I have to say it's one of my favorite buildings in New York. Unfortunately because of the high security, you can't walk around it freely, so the view is from a distance.
The view from a suspended walkway across First Avenue, at Tudor City.
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