With its reputation as the most exciting city in the world and its celebrated skyline, New York City is a spectacular and complex metropolis, crammed with amazing feats of architecture, such as the Chrysler Building, the Flatiron building, and, of course, King Kong's favorite perch, the Empire State Building. Today it is the most populous city in America as well as the economic center of the world. Throughout its history New York has been well served by an excellent location, visionary leaders, and hardworking citizens.
With specially commissioned photographs of many of its most famous landmarks, the city unfolds below as New York from the Air takes flight across this fantastic cityscape. Famous skyscrapers, museums, hotels, institutions, historical places, and unusual destinations are al represented; from the Apollo Theater in Harlem to the Zeckendorf Plaza. Including all five boroughs that make up New York City- Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens- New York from the Air is an aerial tour of the incredible tapestry that is New York City.