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Flatiron building (Fuller building) is a famous building in New York City built in 1902. It is a flatiron/triangle shaped building.
Carrie Bradshaw's apartment This is the entrance to Carrie Bradshaw's apartment in the TV series/movie 'Sex and the city' starring Sarah Jessica Parker: Perry Street, West Village, New York City. "The Nanny" house This is the Nanny mansion in New York City. "The Nanny" was a sitcom from 1993-1999 with Fran Drescher. Lunchtime Atop A Skyscraper photograph The RCA building (now GE Building) in New York City is part of the Rockefeller Center. One of the world's most famous photos "Lunchtime Atop A Skyscraper photograph" was taken in 1932 by Charles C. Ebbets during its construction when steel workers took time out for a lunch... UN departments The United Nations (UN) is an international organisation of 192 states founded in 1945. It's main aim is stopping conflicts and keeping peace between countries - the UN also provides a platform for dialogue and is negotiating in many issues. The headquarters are located in New York City. There are offices with different missions in Vienna, Geneva and Nairobi. Lombard Street One of the most famous streets in San Francisco is the curvy Lombard Street. It's a one-way street from west to east. "Street View" introduction Google has created a introduction for the Street View feature in Google Maps. If you want to see Street View in action you can use the new GLOTTER Street View service http://www.glotter.com/streetview And the best of all - from now on you can even embed Street View in your own GLOTTER entries! Guggenheim Museen Der Industrielle Solomon R. Guggenheim gründete 1937 eine Stiftung, um moderne Kunst zu fördern. Aktuell gibt es weltweit fünf Museen, die eine der wichtigsten Sammlungen des späten 19. und frühen 20. Jahrhunderts beheimaten. Das Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York wurde vom berühmten Architekten Frank Lloyd Wright erbaut. Das Guggenheim Abu Dhabi wird 2011-2012 fertiggestellt sein. Car parking vertically on house wall in Den Haag Zoom in, see and believe it ;-) Related entry: http://www.glotter.com/entry-1415 Scuba Divers chasing Google Streetview Car These two Norwegian "Scuba Divers" (Børre Erstad and Paul Åge Olsen) are chasing Google's Streetview Car in their hometown Bergen. Charging Bull The "Charging Bull" (Wall Street Bull) is a huge bronze sculpture designed by Arturo Di Modica. It was installed in 1989 as a "guerrilla art" and is now located in a public park near the Broadway in New York City. Sony Bravia spot filmed in New York Cool animation spot ("Play-Doh Bunnies" by Passion Pictures) filmed for Sony Bravia in August 2007. Location: Foley Square, New York City. Music: The Rolling Stones - She's a Rainbow. Some interesting statistics: 40 animators; 189 2ft bunnies; 150 1ft cubes; a 30ft giant rabbit and a 10ft x 20ft purple wave; 2.5 tonnes of plasticine. Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas The famous "Welcome to fabulous Las Vegas sign" on the Las Vegas Boulevard was created in 1959 by Betty Willis and Ted Rogich. Filming location of "Ghostbusters" A former firehouse in New York City was the headquarter in the movie "Ghostbusters" starring Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd. Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Park The Unisphere in Flushing Meadows Park is located in Queens, New York. It is a global sculpture made of steel (with a diameter of 120 feet = 36.57 meters it is the world's largest!) which was built for the World fair in 1964. Flushing Meadows park is featured in Men in Black (where the alien ship crashes into the Unisphere) and in the opening of King of Queens. The Cosby Show House This house in New York was used for exterior shots of the Cosby Show (1984 - 1992). Ellis Island National Monument Opened on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island became the nation's premier federal immigration station. In operation until 1954, the station processed over 12 million immigrant steamship passengers. The main building was restored after 30 years of abandonment and opened as a museum on September 10, 1990. Today, over 40 percent of America's population can trace their ancestry through Ellis Island. Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour Statue of Liberty & New York skyline 3D tour The world's largest tyre The world's largest tyre in Allen Park, Michigan Apple Store 5th Avenue New York The Apple Store on 5th Avenue in New York City is one of Apple's flagship stores. It opened in May 2006 and is made of a glass cube. The store is located on the first basement level and it is open 24/7, 365 days a year. Plane flying over Street View car Here is a funny Streetview sight: A plane is landing on Mc Carran International Airport in Las Vegas. Just drag the Street View and zoom in to see the plane in full size.