The destruction of the World Trade Center served as a painful reminder
of just how much the city's landmarks mean to all of us. To celebrate
the Twin Towers and other quintessential features of the New York
skyline, we've assembled this series of photographs documenting the history and culture of local architectural
marvels: the Empire State Building, Grand Central Station, the Chrysler
Building, the notorious Chelsea Hotel,
the former Twin Towers, and more.