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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

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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.

Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up from 57th Street and Madison Avenue
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Leo Seta

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

Looking up in New York City
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Patrik M. Loeff

Looking up at the World Trade Center
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Art Bochevarov

Looking up near Bryant Park
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

Looking up at Radio City Music Hall
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Dirk Knight

Looking up in the Financial District
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Roman Kruglov

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

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

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

Looking up inside the Guggenheim Museum
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Kenny Louie

Looking up at the chandelier in Rockefeller Center
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Matthew Hester

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

Looking up at 1251 Sixth Avenue
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Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Phil Roeder

Looking up in Nolita
Photograph: Courtesy Creative Commons/Flickr/Taku

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

Looking up in New York City
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