They may be surrounded by examples of more modern architectural styles, but the iconic forms of the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building nonetheless anchor the midtown Manhattan skyline, and give it a timeless aura. And that suggested presentation in classic black and white of this helicopter capture made during a stunningly clear late afternoon in June.
In the distance, rising between the spires of the two Art Deco skyscrapers, another
iconic New York City structure, the Hell Gate railway bridge over the East River.
This image is available in archival gallery prints and as a custom printed Photo Note Card.
Photo + Design ©2013 Steve Ember
From the same flight: