Manhattanhenge Gallery: Photos of NYC's Special Sunsets

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Sunset in the Big Apple

Credit: Lou Barber
Manhattanhenge occurs when the setting sun is perfectly aligned with Manhattan's rectangular grid of streets, lighting up the north and south sides of…Read More »

every cross street. The pretty spectacle happens four times a year, on two sets of two consecutive days, typically in May and July.

This photo, taken by Lou Barber, shows how the setting sun casts warm, orange light along the street corridors.   Less «
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