We started sketching across the street from Central Park with a view looking east of Columbus Circle
|The View Looking East from Columbus Circle|
Then we went to sketch the Heart Tower. The bottom was completed in the 1920's and the top was the first major construction project in NYC after 9/11. It's a visual puzzle. On the outside the two buildings completely ignore each other, but I understand that on the inside, the architect has blended the old and new buildings to make a unified beautiful interior.
Eventually we got cold. The day was surprising warm but it was time for some food and warmth. We went to the food court at the 10 Columbus Circle. As Lance came down the escalator he spotted us sketching and took this picture: