First, an apology: the UN is in the East 40s, not 50s. If any of you did go, weeeelllll, it was a nice day for a walk.
Anyway, proof that I hauled my lazy. . . , er, visited the UN, pictures!
Even tho’ there wasn’t anything particularly fun (protests, arrests, etc.) going on, the General Assembly was still in session, so one could approach the UN site from only a few streets.
It wasn’t a bad thing, however, insofar as this street ended in an overlook and a park. Carved into the stairway leading down from the overlook:
Here’s a nice shot of the city reflected back into the headquarters of the world:
This time, with flags!
I have no idea what was inscribed on these stelae, but they looked cool:
And, of course, the professor in me could not let this go by:
The man knew a thing or two.