Sunday, September 17, 2006

NYCJ Research & Development: The Millenium Hilton Hotel

The Millennium Hilton Hotel completed in 1992. 59 stories tall at 142 meters (467 feet) tall, located at Church Street and Vessey Street. 75% Completed.

Monday, September 11, 2006

Rembering 9/11: Five Years Later

Dedicated to the World Trade Center, the victims of 9/11 and their families.

Today marks the passing of the fifth year since the World Trade Center attacks. It is a time for looking back while looking forward. Below are a few images from the day that changed everything and everyone.

8:49 a.m. Times Square in comes to a halt.
A crowd gathers around the Pansonic Jumbo-Tron in Times Square while motorist crawl by; gawking up in disbelief at the unfolding events.

8:51 a.m. Firefighters and police begin to arrive on the scene. NYPD Transit Officer Mike Sullivan directs workers out of the South Tower while looking up for falling debris, instructing them to "get out of the area."

9:59 a.m. The unimaginable happens with the collapse of the South Tower.

10:12 a.m. Choking smoke quickly engulfs Lower Manhattan due to the collapse of the South Tower, police officers, firefighters and on lookers flee the area.

The Tribute in lights makes it's frist appearance on the first anniversary of 9/11.

Tuesday, September 05, 2006

New York in the Making: Brooklyn Brownstones

After a bit of an absence I'm back with a quick update.

Brownstones are ubiquitous all over New York so it would only seem appropriate to include them on my BAT "to-do" list. I found some free time recently to make some brownstones in Brooklyn. These are screenshots from BAT, the buildings look much better once they're rendered.

Be on the look out for them a future Brooklyn update, in the meantime the CJ will return later this week with the Roosevelt Island update. (Finally)