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Gulcrapek
March 9th, 2003, 10:58 AM
3/08/03

http://community.webshots.com/album/65909747aOhBib

AOLTW, Biltmore, Bloomberg, TXSQ in order

NYguy
March 9th, 2003, 11:17 AM
Nice shots! *With springtime approaching, I think its time to get out and get more construction photos.

JMGarcia
March 9th, 2003, 11:45 AM
Nice pics. :)

I'm disappointed with the tower facade glass on AOL so far.

TLOZ Link5
March 9th, 2003, 12:25 PM
I hear ya, Garcia.

IMHO it should be a much lighter shade of blue; at certain angles and in certain light the glass even looks black.

Just Rich
March 9th, 2003, 12:33 PM
Bloody Lovely Photos!

The Times Square Tower looks especially good from street level
rising above the Times Building. *Nice and tall and thin.

chris
March 9th, 2003, 07:57 PM
Gulcrapek, we're of like mind. I walked around the neighborhood yesterday taking construction photos as well. Except for AOL, I don't think we have any of the same sites! I've not posted mine yet. That "One Photo" posting was my tease. I haven't had a chance to go through all the photos yet. Thanks for sharing.

NoyokA
March 9th, 2003, 08:44 PM
chris I think everyone was of that mind. Yesterday was gorgeous, it was a hint at spring. Perfect. Great pictures, Ghoul.

NYatKNIGHT
March 10th, 2003, 11:47 AM
I was up there too this weekend snapping photos. Will post here later.

Fabb
March 10th, 2003, 01:04 PM
It's good to see that the cladding of the Bloomberg Tower is being installed.

Agglomeration
March 10th, 2003, 01:16 PM
It's Good to see the Twin Towers at Columbus circle getting their final job. *

Fabb
March 10th, 2003, 01:44 PM
I like the canyon-like impression at Times Square.
I'd like to be there during a thunderstorm.

Wiseguy205
March 10th, 2003, 01:46 PM
Here are some more shots of the TXSQ (3-9-03)
From Times Square
http://www.xepia.com/temp/IM000236.JPG
Looking at the north and west face.
http://www.xepia.com/temp/IM000237.JPG
Looking at the west and south face.
http://www.xepia.com/temp/IM000238.JPG

(Edited by Wiseguy205 at 12:47 pm on Mar. 10, 2003)

diVinci
March 10th, 2003, 02:23 PM
Wow...Wiseguy205...those last 3 photos are terrific!

I, too, am pleasantly surprised w/ how nice the glass facade is looking! *Child's SOM, as usual, makes a plain glass tower look much better just w/ great facade treatment. *This is one of those rare occasions where the reality is better than the rendering.

I love the Nissin "Cup of Noodles" billboard in Photo 1...

TLOZ Link5
March 10th, 2003, 06:11 PM
Those photos are too big...otherwise, they're great.

NoyokA
March 10th, 2003, 06:19 PM
too big...you cant be serious.

TXSQ is a tremendous addition to the cityscape of Times Square. It captures the energy with each face and glass treatment.

Kris
March 10th, 2003, 07:54 PM
I just like the fact that it towers high above 1 Time Square. It completes the sense of enclosure and monumentality of the "crossroads of the world".

TLOZ Link5
March 10th, 2003, 08:06 PM
Quote: from Stern on 5:19 pm on Mar. 10, 2003
too big...you cant be serious.

TXSQ is a tremendous addition to the cityscape of Times Square. It captures the energy with each face and glass treatment.




I'm not denying that they're great pictures, Stern. *It's just that my browser can only take so much. *I think it took me five minutes to load them.