A view you can't see anymore

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  1. newcastlefan

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    Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges from Windows on The World
     
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    The view from the observatory on the Freedom Tower is fairly similar.

    They even have a section with one of those glass floors so you can look straight down onto West Street.

    Freaked me out a bit, but the little kids were rolling around on it without a care in the world.
     
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    its basically the same location. i just can't stand the pit area after spending so much time walking among the tourists and assholes selling souvenir t-shirts the first year after; there is something about turning a cemetery into a tourist attraction that i find distasteful. I moved my office out of the area a few years ago and my indigestion vanished.
     
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    yes but nobody sane wants to see that view.
     
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    I thought froggy finally got see his shmekel when making a peepee.
     
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    My parents ate there 2 weeks before 9/11.
     
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    You have a high waist like me.o_O
     
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    yup. i used to go every couple of months (the market was good then).
     
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    Was that before or after he got the bad eye?

    That's what I wanna know
     
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    You'll have to ask him.
     
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    I was there once. It was so spectacular.
     
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    That's not me
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    Oreck :cwl: