Even though New York City’s skyline is one of the most recognizable in the world, it did not always feature skyscrapers. Over the years, the city has witnessed significant growth and undergone several changes with an increasing number of skyscrapers or high-rise apartment buildings and offices springing up. The rise in the number of steel and glass skyscrapers highlights the predominant role that elevators play in the lives of NYC’s residents.
According to a report in The New York Times, people can now enjoy a magnificently realistic view of the Old 1 World Trade Center beginning May in a most unlikely place – the five special elevators servicing the observatory at the top of the New 1 World Trade Center.
By taking a simple ride to the top of 1 World Trade Center – the “sky pod” elevator windows will show a time-lapse footage of New York’s skyline