Everywhere I go in the city, I see one particularly tall building from almost every street corner and public park - The Empire State Building. The best view of course is either from an airplane window or from right below it on 5th Avenue and 34th Street, or from nearby in or around Herald Square. But I love to see it when I'm farther away inside a Chelsea art gallery or maybe out and about in the Flat Iron District or the SoHo area. It's always a wonderful and familiar sight!
view from 33rd Street and Park Avenue
view from Madison Square Park/Flat Iron District
view from Bryant Park on 42nd Street between 5th & 6th