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A New Building Is Dominating The Manhattan Skyline And No One Seems To Care

Why is everyone so calm?

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ATTENTION: This dried piece of spaghetti is now the second tallest building in New York.

And FIRST tallest if you don't count antennas. WHAT?? HOW AND WHY?
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And FIRST tallest if you don't count antennas. WHAT?? HOW AND WHY?

Everyone is acting very casual about the fact that the skyline of New York has been forever changed.

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And by a splinter, no less.

So here it is, the new face of Manhattan*:

*Artist rendering
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*Artist rendering

And here are the former tallest buildings in New York:

Empire State Building
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Empire State Building

Freedom Tower
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Freedom Tower

And here's every New Yorker:

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The metal chopstick is located at 432 Park Avenue and will serve as luxury housing for the Rich and Fabulous.

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It is not a tampon factory, despite its likeness to one.

Goodbye, iconic New York skyline.

It was nice knowing you.
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It was nice knowing you.

Hello, Giant Mechanical Pencil Where Rich People Live.

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I guess.

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