October 9, 2007

Met Life Tower

POST #    2624

Did you know that the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower was at one point the world's tallest building? From 1909-1913, it held that distinction, until the Woolworth Building passed it.

I think I have to take this picture while waiting in line for Shake Shack at least once a year. Last night, we went after going to Shaffer City Oyster Bar for their $1 oyster night. Four people combined to eat 54 oysters. I followed that up with a Double Shack Burger. Mmmm!

Posted by tien mao in NYC, Photos at 1:07 PM

 

 

I did not know that. The building has certainly held up well over time - still looks fresh and distinguished.

Posted by: Doug at October 9, 2007 4:25 PM

doug - now you can impress people with your knowledge while waiting in the long lines at shake shack.

Posted by: tien at October 11, 2007 12:38 PM

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