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For more than 50 years, I've taken photographs in various locales. Here are some of my favorites. (Click on each thumbnail photo to view a larger photo.)

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41. New York City

Late afternoon view from the Empire State Building. Just right of center is the Chrysler Building, for a brief period the world's tallest building. The East River, Roosevelt Island, and Queens in the background. 1972.

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42. New York City

Late afternoon view from the Empire State Building includes the World Trade Center under construction. Statue of Liberty at center right. 1972.

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43. New York City

View from the Empire State Building includes (left to right) the New York Life Insurance Building (gold pyramid), the Metropolitan Life Tower (world's tallest from 1909 to 1913), Madison Square Park, and the Flatiron Building (in larger photo, not thumbnail).   1993.

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44. New York City

Afternoon sunlight glances off The World Trade Center. Photo taken from a train approaching New York City from Washington, D.C. 1997.

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45. New York City

Someone will help me identify this building in Midtown Manhattan. I'll say it was built in the mid-1920s. (The Paramount Building, 1501 Broadway. Identified on Jan. 21, 2011, by Gregory F. Hauser, a Manhattan attorney.)

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46. New York City

Manhattan's Central Park, including the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. Queensboro Bridge. 1997.

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47. New York City

Manhattan and New Jersey (Weehawken, Hoboken), separated by the Hudson River. Where Sully landed in 2009 and Titanic survivors arrived via the rescue ship Carpathia in 1912. 1997.

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48. New York City

The Radio City Music Hall at Rockefeller Center, 1260 Sixth Avenue. Nicknamed "Showplace of the Nation." Opened in 1932. 1996.

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49. New York City

The Pond in Central Park South. 1996.

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50. New York City

In Central Park South, gilded bronze statues of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman and Nike, the Goddess of Victory. Unveiled in 1903. Sculptor was Augustus Saint-Gaudens. 1996.

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51. Washington, D.C.

View includes Potomac River, Watergate Complex (home of a "third-rate burglary" on June 17, 1972), and Kennedy Center for Performing Arts. New Hampshire Avenue, NW, is clearly defined up the center of the photo. 1995.


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52. Washington, D.C.

View includes Washington Monument, Ellipse, White House, National Mall, Reflecting Pool, and Tidal Basin. 1995.


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53. Washington, D.C.

The White House. One of the stately trees on the White House grounds went down in a storm in 2006 and another in a storm in 2009. Not sure which ones. 1995.


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54. Washington, D.C.

The Lincoln Memorial, dedicated in 1922 to the memory of the 16th U.S. President. Site of the "I Have A Dream" speech by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on Aug. 28, 1963. Forrest Gump also appeared there. 1991.

 

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55. Washington, D.C.

The 555-foot Washington Monument, dedicated in 1885, and the U.S. Capitol Building. Photo taken from the Lincoln Memorial. Reflection from the Reflecting Pool. 1991.


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56. Washington, D.C.

Inside the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. The building was completed in 1943 and the bronze statue of the third U.S. President was installed in 1947. The words on the panel on the southeast wall are from a letter Jefferson wrote in 1816. 1991.

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57. Washington, D.C.

At Georgetown University, statue of John Carroll (1735-1815), university founder. Oldest Catholic university in the United States. William Jefferson Clinton is an alum. 1997.


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58. Arlington, Virginia

Ceremony for visiting dignitaries from Azerbaijan at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. 1997.

 

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59. Arlington, Virginia

At Arlington National Cemetery, visitors view the gravesite of John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. President. Arlington Memorial Bridge in the background. 1997

 

60. Arlington, Virginia

At Arlington National Cemetery, a memorial for the seven who died aboard the Space Shuttle Challenger on Jan. 28, 1986. Dick Scobee, Michael Smith, Christa McAullife, Ellison Onizuka, Judith Resnick, Ronald McNair, Gregory Jarvis. 1997.

 

 

 
 

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