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We are at the Rockefeller Center in New York, where the filmmaker starts filming the golden signs on the ground floor of the Center and the RCA Building that before the skyscraper was even completed, became famous around the world through a photograph by Charles Clyde Ebbets. The photograph depicts 11 men eating lunch, seated on a girder with their feet dangling 840 feet (260 meters) above the New York City streets.

Afterwards, we see shots from the bronze gilded Prometheus statue, a vertical shot of the RCA Building that was designed in the Art Deco style by the renowned Raymond Hood and then shots from the flags that embrace the rink where amateur skaters glide with their ice skates on the ice.

From the observation deck atop the skyscraper, dubbed "Top of the Rock", the filmmaker gives us a panoramic view of Manhattan from the unobstructed view of 360 degrees. The lens wanders to the giants that hide the sun from the streets of Manhattan and at the end of the film the filmmaker gives us shots from the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building.

Most debated and frequently asked question is “which building has the best view? The Empire State Building or the RCA Building?” Most people will choose the RCA as the view of the Empire State from there is taking your breath away.


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Athanasoglou Nikolaos

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