This epitomizes what makes New York, New York. We “know” we are the center of the universe, but we have a sense of humor about it. This is the waiting area of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Long-Term Planning & Sustainability across from City Hall, with clocks for time in each of the 5 boroughs.

I was in the office meeting with senior policy advisors regarding an  Untapped Special Report on electronic waste recycling, which will begin on Untapped shortly.

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  1. jimnobu says:

    This was my Christmas present to my father a few years ago after noticing it in “The Paper” (1994) with Michael Keaton.


  2. Nick O'Brien says:

    The differences in the clocks must be due to setting or small differences in their accuracy. The Mayor’s Intranet website also has a clock for each borough, but they are synched exactly.

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