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10 incredible time-lapse videos of NYC

By Jonathan Millstein

It’s hard to capture the essence of “the city that never sleeps.” From day to night and season to season, New York takes on a different persona at every turn.

However, these ten time-lapse videos do an admirable job of showcasing the spirit of the city, and they manage to do in just a New York minute.  

1. An amazing 11-year time-lapse of One World Trade Center's construction from beginning to end. 

2. The lower Manhattan skyline and Hudson River transitioning from day to night. 

3. A time-lapse tour that will take you around all of Manhattan's iconic spots. 

4. Watch Midtown and Bryant Park get blanketed by a blizzard of snow. 

5. Take a trip on the J line like you never have before. 

6. French artist JR created a giant walking man outside the Flatiron Building, see how he pulled it off. 

7. Hurricane Sandy rolling through New York bringing flooding, high winds and power outages. 

8. A quick glimpse into the hustle and bustle of Penn Station. 

9. A six month time-lapse potpourri of New York City. 

10. Times Square on New Year's Eve. What more is there to say? 

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