Flyover City Tours

Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Video

We thought Google’s new 3-D maps of NYC were cool, but this incredible aerial video of the city’s five boroughs blows Google Earth out of the water. Sky Tech One Aerial Photography created a spectacular montage of footage with the help of a drone, and what’s captured is truly something else. Spanning Lower Manhattan to Yankee Stadium to Roosevelt Island to Coney Island, and, well, everything else in between, we definitely can’t argue with their bold claim that this is the “Ultimate Aerial Video of NYC.”

[Via The Verge]

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Images: Clinton Hill brownstone interior (left), High Line (right)

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