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April 2008
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New York Photo Gallery
Photographs by John Kernick
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One of Manhattan's ubiquitous yellow cabs lingers below the iconic Radio City Music Hall marquee, which flanks an entire city block in midtown Manhattan's Rockefeller Center, "the greatest urban complex ever created," according to New Yorker James Sanders. In the April issue of Traveler, Daisann McLane describes how the landmark art deco project set off a trend of "mini-cities" still evident in global cities like London and Hong Kong. "But like all derivatives or copies, these cities within cities fall short of the grandeur of the original," McLane opines.

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