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The Niagara Hudson Building in Syracuse is an outstanding example of Art Deco architecture and a symbol of the Age of Electricity. Completed in 1932, the building became the headquarters for the nation’s largest electric utility company and expressed the technology of electricity through its modernistic design, material, and extraordinary program of exterior lighting.

This is a shot of the sculpture outside the UN headquarters in New York. Created by the Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reutersward as a tribute to John Lennon. Im pleased with this picture as it makes the gun seem much larger than it really is and emphasises its' detail. Its about 14 inches in length. Shame the image is not quite central.

“Lost in my life" (wrapped books), deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum in Lincoln by Artist Rachel Perry Welty

theviiiiiiiiiiisual: “Art Deco in France found its American equivalent in the design of the New York skyscrapers of the 1920s. The Chrysler Building … was one of the most accomplished essays in the style.” – John Julius Norwich, in The World Atlas of Architecture


At the Costume Institute, Couture Meets Technology

A dress made with a 3-D printer by the Dutch designer Iris van Herpen, known for her sculptural works. Photo: Jake Naughton for The New York Times

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Park Hyatt New York

Take a dip in the indoor pool at the brand new Park Hyatt New York - Explore the World with Travel Nerd Nici, one Country at a Time.