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Inside the famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum at 5th Avenue, New York City. 
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Inside the famous Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum at 5th Avenue, New York City.

"The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, often referred to as The Guggenheim, is an art museum located at 1071 Fifth Avenue on the corner of East 89th Street in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It is the permanent home of a continuously expanding collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern and contemporary art and also features special exhibitions throughout the year. The museum was established by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in 1939 as the Museum of Non-Objective Painting, under the guidance of its first director, the artist Hilla von Rebay. It adopted its current name after the death of its founder, Solomon R. Guggenheim, in 1952.
In 1959, the museum moved from rented space to its current building, a landmark work of 20th-century architecture. Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, the cylindrical building, wider at the top than the bottom, was conceived as a "temple of the spirit". Its unique ramp gallery extends up from ground level in a long, continuous spiral along the outer edges of the building to end just under the ceiling skylight. The building underwent extensive expansion and renovations in 1992 (when an adjoining tower was built) and from 2005 to 2008.
The museum's collection has grown organically, over eight decades, and is founded upon several important private collections, beginning with Solomon R. Guggenheim's original collection. The collection is shared with the museum's sister museums in Bilbao, Spain, and elsewhere. In 2013, nearly 1.2 million people visited the museum, and it hosted the most popular exhibition in New York City." (Text from Wikipedia).
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Sunset in the High Line urban park in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City. 
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Sunset in the High Line urban park in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.
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One of many dinosaur exhibitions in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. 
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One of many dinosaur exhibitions in the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
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The Main Concourse of the famous Grand Central Terminal in New York City. 
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The Main Concourse of the famous Grand Central Terminal in New York City.
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In the Elevated Acre park in the Financial District of New York City. 
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In the Elevated Acre park in the Financial District of New York City.

"Escape the chaos of a busy workday with a trip to our very own park in the sky, the Elevated Acre. Located three stories above the street, it is a full acre park between the two towers with a spectacular open view of the City and the East River. Watch one sunset from the Elevated Acre and you’ll see why it has become a local hotspot for getaways from the hustle and bustle of Manhattan.
This urban oasis has many unique features, including a beautifully designed lighted beacon and world class landscaping. The Brazilian Hardwood boardwalk area is the perfect spot for a scenic lunch, attracting visitors from all over to see Manhattan." (Text from the 55 Water Street website).
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Sunday, May 27, 2007: A local choir performing in front of the palace in Igołomia
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