Charles C. Ebbets :: ‘  Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Charles C. Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Lunch atop a skyscraper (1932). Today on the 80th anniversary of the shot called “Lunch atop a skyscraper,”where 11 steel workers are sitting fearlessly having lunch on an 8 inch girder 850 feet above the city, it is being reported that the shot was a publicity stunt.

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Lunch atop a skyscraper (1932). Today on the 80th anniversary of the shot called “Lunch atop a skyscraper,”where 11 steel workers are sitting fearlessly having lunch on an 8 inch girder 850 feet above the city, it is being reported that the shot was a publicity stunt.

Charles Ebbets' depiction of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" has become synonymous with the booming construction era in New York City. Ebbets climbed atop Rockefeller Center along with the construction workers to snap this iconic photo on Sept. 29, 1932.

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Charles Ebbets' depiction of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" has become synonymous with the booming construction era in New York City. Ebbets climbed atop Rockefeller Center along with the construction workers to snap this iconic photo on Sept. 29, 1932.

Eleven men eating lunch, seated on a girder with their feet dangling hundreds of feet above the New York City streets. Charles C. Ebbets took the photo on September 29, 1932 on the 69th floor of the RCA Building during the last months of construction.

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Eleven men eating lunch, seated on a girder with their feet dangling hundreds of feet above the New York City streets. Charles C. Ebbets took the photo on September 29, 1932 on the 69th floor of the RCA Building during the last months of construction.

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Lunch atop a Skyscraper  is a famous black-and-white photograph taken during construction of the RCA Building (renamed the GE Building in 1986) at Rockefeller Center in New York City, United States. Below is a picture of  construction workers who recreated the classic photo in 2011 by posing on a girder 800ft above London.

Lunch atop a Skyscraper is a famous black-and-white photograph taken during construction of the RCA Building (renamed the GE Building in 1986) at Rockefeller Center in New York City, United States. Below is a picture of construction workers who recreated the classic photo in 2011 by posing on a girder 800ft above London.

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Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the Famous Shot in 1932

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the Famous Shot in 1932

The fearless, and some might even say adrenaline junky photographer (and pilot, racecar driver, wrestler and hunter), Charles Ebbets, is the genius behind this world-renowned Lunch Atop a Skyscraper c.1932 Art Print. This New York picture and the nearly 300 similarly disorienting photos that that were published in the New York Herald Tribune. Enjoying a relaxed lunch upon the I-beams of a New York skyscraper, these insanely brave construction workers represent the gumption and risk-taking…

The fearless, and some might even say adrenaline junky photographer (and pilot, racecar driver, wrestler and hunter), Charles Ebbets, is the genius behind this world-renowned Lunch Atop a Skyscraper c.1932 Art Print. This New York picture and the nearly 300 similarly disorienting photos that that were published in the New York Herald Tribune. Enjoying a relaxed lunch upon the I-beams of a New York skyscraper, these insanely brave construction workers represent the gumption and risk-taking…

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