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This looks to be an amazing if not unique view of New York City. Photographer, Alex MacLean has captured and collection images of New York from the “top floor” inside Up on the Roof: New York’s Hidden Skyline Spaces.The book collects MacLean’s photography reveals “a hidden world of amazing complexity, diversity, and life. Alongside the city’s famous water towers are pools, sunbathers, tennis courts, art, restaurants, gardens, and solar panels.” An amazing array of unknown rooftop environments many may not be aware of are showcased as is the potential for useable green space as pointed out in the release.

Maps and legends assist you on the tour throughout Up On the Roof.  Published by Princeton Architectural Press. Available from Amazon.

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