Just like at Stonehenge. the sun only sets twice a year in such a way as to be seen from the eastern end of the numbered streets that run East – West. New Yorkers rejoice:
“I never saw the sun set until today. Today was my first sunset. I just never thought to look,” said Shawna Wallace, a security guard at the Con Ed power plant, who watched through a gate on Ave. C that looked directly down 14th St.
- New Yorkers gaze at ‘Manhattanhenge’ (nydailynews.com)
- Manhattanhenge, The Manhattan Solstice, Occurs Tuesday Night (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- Manhattanhenge: Beauty in the concrete jungle May 30, July 12 (nydailynews.com)