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The Year That Was 2011 in New York City [video]

NYC in 2011 – Photos by John de Guzmán via @johndeguzman on Twitter

It seems like John de Guzmán spends every day capturing the most beautiful scenes around the city, so it’s no surprise that his end-of-the-year video is stunning. Sit back and take a trip through the year that was 2011 in New York City.

A lot happened in NYC in 2011. This is what I saw through my cameras.

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What to look for in the video:

Citibank’s ice rink in Bryant Park
Carnegie Hall*
Record snowfall in NYC
Chinese New Year
Woolworth*
Response to Bin Laden’s death (Times Square)
Boat tour around Manhattan
Puerto Rican Day parade
Mermaide Parade, Coney Island
Reaction to gay marriage law passed (Stonewall on Christopher St, West Village)
Abandoned City Hall subway station*
4th of July fireworks on Hudson River
High Line, Phase 2 Opens
Occupy Wall Street – Times Square, Washington Square Park, Duffy Square
Halloween Parade
Macy’s Day Thanksgiving parade
Hurricane Irene
OHNY – Phase 3 of the High Line, Moynihan Station
NYC Summer Streets
Street performance is fantastic in NYC. That band is Tin Pan.
9/11 10th Anniversary – Bryant Park memorial, 9/11 memorial lights
NY Life Insurance Building from 40 Madison Ave*
Will Ryman’s ‘Roses’ on Park Ave
Sleep No More
Gehry’s new Spruce St tower
NYC’s ING marathon
Holiday lights – Radio City, Rockefeller Center, Time Warner Center

*first time I’ve had my cameras in these locations

Which photo was your favorite?

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