PanAm building 1987…                                                …and today

The Pan-Am building in midtown New York used to run a seven-minute flight to JFK airport that left from the rooftop helipad. This service was offered from 1965 to 1977 by New York Airways. It ended after a major accident that killed five people.

Principal highest buildings, 1884…

…and the world tallest constructions, 2007