Carlo Mollino, Teatro Regio, Torino, 1965 - 1973
What, your city doesn’t have a skyscraper zeppelin port?
#6. The Empire State Building Is Also a Blimp Docking Station
The above is a composite photo created in the 1930s to convey this totally sound and practical idea. In fact, this is the official purpose for that thing at the top: The Empire State Building’s famous spire was built as a mooring mast for zeppelins, and the 103rd floor was to serve as the landing platform.
(Photo: Solar Impulse)
The Swiss-built Solar Impulse airplane ended its two-month-long, solar-powered trip across America with a nail-biter of a flight from Washington to New York on Saturday.
Schiele, Totes Mädchen, 1910