Among the gems New York City is known for is the iconic Empire State Building, named after the state's nickname. Learn about the early days of this impressive and historical work of architecture that has been inspiring generations of artists, photographers, and musicians in this installment of The Making of a Global Icon. The month of May is a special one for New Yorkers since one of its iconic landmarks, the majestic and historic Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan, was inaugurated on May 1, 1931. Way back in the late 18th century, the site of the building on Fifth Avenue was developed as the John Thompson Farm. A century later, it was occupied by the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, the hang-out spot of New York’s social elite. Fast-forward to January 22, 1930, construction of the Empire State Building began after the site, a full city block, was cleared.
Dans la nouvelle vague des magazines conçus pour les tablettes, “Once” se pose comme un bel étendard du genre. Explications dans la suite. On dit souvent que les tablettes représentent le futur des magazines.
Le site du vénérable Time vient de lancer ses Awards des meilleurs blogs photo et autant vous le dire tout de suite, la sélection est superbe (l’inverse m’aurait étonné de leur part).