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The cover of LIFE for its issue published on November 19, 1965. The cover photograph shows Times Square and the Union Carbide Building in Midtown Manhattan of New York City, New York, during the Great Northeast Blackout. The blackout occurred on…

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A postcard depicting the exterior of the Chrysler Building in New York City, New York. Built in the art deco-style, the building was the tallest in the world for 11 months, before the Empire State Building surpassed it.This postcard is part of a…

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A postcard depicting the Empire State Building in New York City, New York. At the time, Empire State was the tallest structure in the world at 102 stories and 1,252 feet high. Built by architects Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates, the building…

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A postcard depicting the New York City skyline at night. Near the center of the photograph is the Empire State Building, which was long considered the tallest structure in the world at 102 stories and 1,252 feet high. Built by architects Shreve, Lamb…

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Former First National Bank No. 2 , located at 101 East First Street in Sanford, Florida. Also known as Sanford's first skyscraper, the building was designed by Mowbray & Uffinger of New York. Construction began in 1922 using steel, limestone, brick,…