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3 of the Best Spots to See the NYC Skyline

Whether it is your first time in New York City, your fifteenth time or you’ve lived here your whole life seeing the world famous skyline never gets old. People travel from near and far to see the skyscrapers that tower over the streets and to be mesmerized by them. Here are three of the best spots to see the concrete jungle in all its glory. 

#1 The Brooklyn Bridge/ Dumbo

Brooklyn BridgeSoon the harsh, bleak days of winter will behind us. As spring approaches temperatures will provide the perfect weather to spend an afternoon walking across the Brooklyn Bridge down into Dumbo. As you walk across the bridge into Dumbo learn about the rich history, take in the sights, and then finally treat yourself to an ice cream in the park!

#2 Mr. Purple’s Rooftop

Skyline of NYC from Mr Purples Rooftop NYCWant to experience sweeping views of the city but in a swanky environment? Go to Mr. Purple on the Lower East Side. This posh restaurant is located on the 15th floor of Hotel Indigo. It has a 360 panoramic view of all of Manhattan and delicious bar bites to go along with it. With the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop, their outdoor terraces make for the perfect snapshot!

#3 The English Language Institute at Pace University 

View from english language institute new york city Stop by and say hello to your friends at the English Language Institute on the 21st floor of 163 William Street! Next time you have a question about your I-20 or want to get registered for some classes check out our view. You can see the Brooklyn Bridge and One World Trade from up on our 21st floor perch. Come see how our copy machine has the best view!

Come to New York to study English and enjoy the view!  Visit the ELI website,  contact the ELI  or apply here.

World List:

  • mesmerize (v.) - to hold the attention of someone
  • bleak (adj.) - cold and miserable
  • swanky (adj.) - stylish and luxurious
  • perch (n.) - a place where someone or something rests or sits