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    Sticky: Poll: too little too late. Thanks for being a coward...

    too little too late. Thanks for being a coward Pataki - nice legacy
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    Poll: I can see every image going back a long while

    I can see every image going back a long while
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    Poll: nice pics! keep 'em coming

    nice pics! keep 'em coming
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    Well keeping up a low traffic site costs next to...

    Well keeping up a low traffic site costs next to nothing. You have maybe $7 a month in hosting fees and a $15 annual renewal for the domain name. Basically on autopilot

    I guess there was some...
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    no new posts site-wide in days, could this be the...

    no new posts site-wide in days, could this be the end....

    https://d1o50x50snmhul.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/dn13369-1_450.jpg
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    Poll: very nice, hopefully affordable. There was an...

    very nice, hopefully affordable. There was an article recently about how much of a huge moneymaker observation decks are. I would expect many more to come online in future years
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    That is definitely amazing. Ornamentation is a...

    That is definitely amazing. Ornamentation is a lost art, and done properly is a valuable aesthetic component of architecture. I would venture to predict that one day robotic automation will result in...
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    first time in 85 years? was there a tunnel in...

    first time in 85 years? was there a tunnel in 1931 that closed
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    I love the old craftsmanship, too bad it's fading away in many buildings

    A comment from that page:

    "The Landmarks Commission staff had written the designation report for the interior, but the...
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    well like I wrote a while back I'm like Wall-E I...

    well like I wrote a while back I'm like Wall-E I have no problem roaming a post-apocalyptic Earth when all the humans are gone. Last man standing I guess :)
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    https://y6auj24xr4y3qq95tz7io6uu-wpengine.netdna-s...

    https://y6auj24xr4y3qq95tz7io6uu-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/140044286_5c4552af8e_edit2-1400x788.jpg
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    Except that much of the best stuff was hosted on...

    Except that much of the best stuff was hosted on defunct image hosting servers. There are so many dead image links on the site now from older threads
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    I view myself as Wall-E circling the ruins and...

    I view myself as Wall-E circling the ruins and getting work done :)
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    By Zippy :eek:

    By Zippy :eek:
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    You say all these things but the reality of it is...

    You say all these things but the reality of it is that he's a simpleton. He has no grand views of anything beyond self promotion and acquiring assets. He literally stumbled into the presidency on...
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    I listened to his presentation, he doesn't say...

    I listened to his presentation, he doesn't say much except just state most of the obvious in terms of growing income disparity. His main initiative is to implement a basic minimum income which I can...
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    Ironically, we are effectively giving them those...

    Ironically, we are effectively giving them those weapons for free since they are purchasing them with the money we gave them for their oil
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    That building was not worth saving IMO, but the...

    That building was not worth saving IMO, but the key architectural features should have been preserved
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    Can't repeat too many times how twisted and sick...

    Can't repeat too many times how twisted and sick this sort of ideology is to hate innocent people so much that that they would be willing not only to kill those men women and children but also kill...
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    Not that cost prohibitive, Trump just didn't want...

    Not that cost prohibitive, Trump just didn't want to bother. They had cranes already, they only had to saw them off from the inside and lift them onto a flatbed. The Met would have covered part/most...
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    High resolution images of the St. Paul Building...

    High resolution images of the St. Paul Building (broadway, across from St. Paul's Chapel):

    http://dcmny.org/islandora/object/nyhs%3A68/datastream/OBJ/view...
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    Poll: The street level facade is a crime against...

    The street level facade is a crime against humanity
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    How many months now since the opening (1.5...

    How many months now since the opening (1.5 years?), and they still don't have the second entrance opened? It doesn't even look close to completion
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    Well yes let's see, but IMO the differentiating...

    Well yes let's see, but IMO the differentiating factor is that Grand Central has a darker more rustic tone and those floor tiles are completely in character. The transit center on the other hand is...
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    The place is definitely bustling, and rightfully...

    The place is definitely bustling, and rightfully so - fantastic space. But the floor tiles are broken, there's no way to sugar coat it. They're not "aging" or getting "character" (such as perhaps the...
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