Animation: See How Midtown Manhattan Grew

Midtown Manhattan SkyscrapersJust ran across this cool YouTube animation of how the hi-rises grew in midtown Manhattan over 163 years over at Joe.My.God – enjoy:

Gothamist tips us to the below animated rendering of how midtown Manhattan grew skyward from the 1850s onward. The last few seconds depict the monster super-skyscrapers currently under construction.