Observatory at Hudson Yards

Hudson yards skyscraper with triangular observation deck on a

This is edge, a not-yet-completed observation deck on one of the shiny new towers of Hudson Yards, a real-estate development in midtown Manhattan that officially opened to the public this past March.

The triangular observatory is the “highest public balcony in New York” as well as the “highest outdoor deck in the entire Western Hemisphere,” according to the Hudson Yards website. The smaller inset triangle (fans of Nintendo’s Zelda series will see the triforce) shows the glass-bottomed floor of the observation deck, which allows visitors to see the street 1,100 feet below.

The official website says visits to edge are “coming soon,” but a recent article from CNN says it’s scheduled to open next year.

Photo Challenge: Another Door to Nowhere

Exit door labeled on second floor
It’s clearly labeled, that’s a good start…

Another door to nowhere. At least they seem to have a sense of humor about it.

(Unlike my previous post, where the situation seemed to arise from neglect and abandonment.)

This week’s theme is Door.

Black and White Challenge, Day 4 of 5

industrial structures next to parking lot, black and white
Here is some sort of industrial structure next to a parking lot.

I was challenged by Sarah at Chilly Bella Photo Art to take up the Black and White 5-Day Challenge. This is the first time I have done such a challenge. Photo 101 is over and this seems like fun, too. Part of the fun is to nominate another blogger, one on each day.

Today, I nominate The Pickled Pastor. Pickled Pastor, if you accept, the goal is to post one B&W photo each day for five days, and to nominate a fellow blogger each day to join in.

There is no pressure to accept this challenge. It’s just for fun! 🙂

Now that Photo 101 is over, here’s a new project 🙂