Empty America: The Calm Before The Storm In New York City

[ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: October 30, 2012] As New York cleans up for the Hurricane Sandy disaster there is a new, almost surreal, video taking the web by storm. Thrash Lab‘s ‘Empty America’ timelapse shows the clam before the storm in New York City before Hurricane Sandy made landfall and after everyone sheltered. In this time period a calm fell over Manhattan, Penn Station, Wall Street, Central Park, Times Square, The Met and Fifth Avenue have never looked so peaceful.

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