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Check out stunning photos of NYC’s buildings from the ground up

Beautiful vistas are everywhere to be found in our fair city, especially from these interesting ant's eye views

By Evelyn Derico |
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You can spy some of the most beautiful buildings in NYC (and some of the ugliest buildings, too), but everything looks cooler from a different perspective. Take a virtual stroll through NYC, and gaze way, way up for some unique sights from the streets below. Inspired to go out and see some more sights for yourself? Check out the view from the observation deck at One World Trade Center, or see our list of the best tourist attractions that locals love.

Looking up from 57th Street & Madison Avenue
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up from 57th Street and Madison Avenue

Looking up in Murray Hill, 1996
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Leo Seta

Looking up in Murray Hill, 1996

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Looking up in New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Stephanie

Looking up in New York City

Looking up at the World Trade Center
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Patrik M. Loeff

Looking up at the World Trade Center

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Looking up near Bryant Park
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Art Bochevarov

Looking up near Bryant Park

Looking up at Radio City Music Hall
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up at Radio City Music Hall

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Looking up in the Financial District
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Dirk Knight

Looking up in the Financial District

Looking up at New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up in New York City

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Looking up at New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up in New York City

Looking up inside the Guggenheim
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Magdalena Roeseler

Looking up inside the Guggenheim Museum

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Looking up inside the Guggenheim
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/pedrik

Looking up inside the Guggenheim Museum

Chaos Theory
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Kenny Louie

Looking up at the chandelier in Rockefeller Center

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Looking up in New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Matthew Hester

Looking up in New York City

1251 Avenue of the Americas
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Frank Vervial

Looking up at 1251 Sixth Avenue

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Looking up in Nolita
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Phil Roeder

Looking up in Nolita

Looking up at the Empire State Building
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Taku

Looking up at the Empire State Building

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Looking up in New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up in New York City

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