The co-op buildings on many blocks have chipped in for a “scissor lift”
There are are many lights set up already. Here are the best I have seen so far: these trees covered with pale blue LED lights,
and the lights on the Fendi store on Fifth Avenue. What you can’t see is the lights that “fall” down, like dripping diamonds. It’s stunning!
Wooden stands are set up every few blocks waiting for the massive trucks, filled with Christmas trees to come by and deliver a small thicket.
The Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center is already strung with 5 miles of lights and topped with a Swarovski crystal star, all ready for the tree lighting ceremony on Tuesday, November 30th.
oh, and by the way — Santa Claus has come to town (sorry for the far away shot from between the tall buildings!!