Skyscraper Appreciation Day

Skyscraper Appreciation Day comes on August 10 of every year. The Day honors the birthday of the famous architect William Can Alen, who is the mastermind behind the construction of the Chrysler Building – New York City’s most iconic landmarks.

“Like the skyscraper, the automobile, and the motion-picture palace, neon signs once symbolized popular hopes for a new era of technological achievement and commercial abundance. From the 1920s to the 1950s, neon-lit streets pulsed with visual excitement from Vancouver to Miami.” – Virginia Postrel

History of Skyscraper Appreciation Day

The Skyscraper Appreciation Day was created by Dr. Tom Stevens. He created the day for the general public to admire the structural and architectural brilliance of skyscrapers. The day also celebrates the triumph of reason and man’s ability to construct the industrial masterpieces.

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Other celebrations on August 10

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How to Celebrate

There are several ways to celebrate the Skyscraper Appreciation Day.

  • Research and learn more things about skyscrapers on the internet and compile a detailed fact file.
  • Have a visit to the nearby skyscraper and wonder at its architectural beauty.
  • Filter your favorite skyscraper photos and add them to the “Photos” section of the Skyscraper Appreciation Day Facebook page.
  • You can also host a skyscraper themed party with your friends and family members.

You can use the hashtag #SkyscraperAppreciationDay to post on social media.

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