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Uptown view | by Richard-
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Uptown view

Manhattan from 1 World Trade Center.


Looking directly north up Manhattan which is thirteen miles long. The George Washington Bridge (on the left) which crosses the Hudson River is about ten miles away.


The new construction on the west side just left of the George Washington Bridge (in the frame) is next to the High Line.


You can see the Empire State building uptown and the Washington Square Arch (Greenwich Village) in the green park closer in.


In the far distance on the right side of the frame is the Whitestone Bridge which connects the Bronx with Queens (Long Island). A bit further right (and out) is the Throgs Neck Bridge. Beyond those bridges, on the horizon is Connecticut (where I live).


The white vertical, windowless building face on the right (East River) is the United Nations Secretariat building.


Downtown from that on the East River is a large group of low, red apartment buildings which is Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town.


There's plenty more detail visible here and over time I'll change this caption as we find things. Feel free to ID buildings in the comments.

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Taken on September 28, 2017