Crane ‘flies’ over New York City street to land atop Tiffany & Co. construction project

Longtime New Yorkers like to quip that they can place the travellers a mile absent: They’re the kinds with the crooked necks, from gawking at the towering buildings previously mentioned them.

But even the most jaded locals had rationale to raise their eyes to the concrete heavens not too long ago. In truth, they had two, when just one huge crane lifted another, flew it seven tales by means of the air and deposited it on top rated of the legendary Tiffany & Co. setting up in midtown Manhattan.

The smaller sized thoroughly counterweighted, 205,000-pound LTM 1130 crane was used making a 3-ground, glass-walled addition that will crown the current limestone-and-granite historic creating that Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard built even additional famous in the 1961 film “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

Courtesy of Orange County Ironworks

 

To set the LTM 1130 in position, New Jersey-primarily based McLaren Engineering Group leveraged an

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