2. 42nd Street

42nd Street at Tudor City is a classic spot to watch Manhattanhenge, especially with the Chrysler Building in the background, but beware, the elevated bridge at Tudor City gets packed with photographers. According to the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, run by Neil deGrasse-Tyson who coined the phrase “Manhattanhenge,” you want to be as far east as possible to get the greatest effect. But we’d definitely avoid trying the bridge, you can still get a nice view on the sidewalk.

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