Everyone has seen the famous photograph titled ‘Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam), but very few have ever stopped to think about who snapped the photo and how exactly they did it. Here is photographer Charles C. Ebbets capturing the iconic image high atop the ironwork of 30 Rockefeller Plaza during the construction of the Manhattan’s Rockefeller Center in New York City in 1932.
Lunch atop a Skyscraper
More Gourmet Blogage
from the shop
Drop your email addy to subscribe to our occasional newsletter with a few blog posts, new designs, and even coupon codes and deals.