Though New York may not be the birthplace of the skyscraper, we sure do make 'em look good. (Take a gander at our list of the most beautiful buildings to see for yourself!) We named the iconic skyline as the No. 1 reason why NYC is the greatest city in the world, and here are the beautiful skyline photos to prove it. Can’t get enough of that gorgeous city skyline? Take a longer look while you relax at the best rooftop bars in NYC.