Charles Ebbets' depiction of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" has become synonymous with the booming construction era in New York City. Ebbets climbed atop Rockefeller Center along with the construction workers to snap this iconic photo on Sept. 29, 1932.

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Charles Ebbets' depiction of "Lunch atop a Skyscraper" has become synonymous with the booming construction era in New York City. Ebbets climbed atop Rockefeller Center along with the construction workers to snap this iconic photo on Sept.

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the Famous Shot in 1932

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Charles C. Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Eleven men eating lunch, seated on a girder with their feet dangling hundreds of feet above the New York City streets. Charles C. Ebbets took the photo on September 29, 1932 on the 69th floor of the RCA Building during the last months of construction.

Lunch atop a Skyscraper (New York Construction Workers Lunching on a Crossbeam) is a famous photograph taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in (Photographer: Charles C. Ebbets) I still can't believe this.

View From The 69th Floor.  Photographer Charles Ebbets is seen shortly before taking the famous “Lunch Atop A Skyscraper” picture in 1932. He was on the 69th floor of the GE building.

Charles Ebbets preparing for his “Lunch atop a Skyscraper” photograph in He is perched on the floor of the GE building. Rare Photos of History – Page 10 – Daily Bananas

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper: The Story Behind the Famous Shot in 1932

For 80 years, the 11 ironworkers in the iconic photo have remained unknown, and now, thanks to new research, two of them have been identifie.

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Lunch atop a skyscraper (1932). Today on the 80th anniversary of the shot called “Lunch atop a skyscraper,”where 11 steel workers are sitting fearlessly having lunch on an 8 inch girder 850 feet above the city, it is being reported that the shot was a publicity stunt.

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29 Sep 1932 --- Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Construction workers taking a nap on a steel girder during construction of the RCA building in NYC in 1932 after the iconic “Lunch atop a Skyscraper" picture was taken (Source)

The picture that proves why iconic photograph of workers eating their lunch on Rockefeller beam was all a publicity stunt

Taken by Charles C. Ebbets during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in . Ebbets took the photo on September Taken on the floor of the GE Building during the last several months of construction, the same workers napping on the beam.

From "Lunch Atop a Skyscraper" series  By Charles C. Ebbets  c.1932

Wonderful photo from 1932 taken by Charles Clyde Ebbets showing one of the Chrysler Building gargoyles. Oh, and two men having a cigarette break!

Charles Ebbets shooting his famous photograph, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper,” 1932

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Portrait of Charles C. Ebbets atop a skyscraper in NYC Charles C. Ebbets with his trusty camera hanging out over NYC Charles C.

This photographer’s name was Charles Ebbets. He took his famous “Lunch Atop A Skyscraper” photograph just after this picture was taken, in 1932. Behind him you can see New York City as seen from the 69th floor of the GE building.

This photographer’s name was Charles Ebbets. He took his famous “Lunch Atop A Skyscraper” photograph just after this picture was taken, in Behind him you can see New York City as seen from the floor of the GE building.

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