Hundreds of citizens including military Veterans and supporters attended the funeral of World War ll Veteran James McCue in Massachusetts on Thursday. James McCue died last week at a health care center in the city of Methuen at age 97. Private First Class McCue enlisted in the Army when he was 20. He saw action in Europe, including being part of the massive Normandy beach invasion. According to local news outlet WBUR, the obituary said that he had outlived his wife and had no other living family members. Military supporters on social media spread the world quickly that James McCue had no relatives to mourn him. Hundreds of citizens in the local area answered the call and turned out to pay their respects.
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Took this shot over the weekend in Downtown Brooklyn. The Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower, seen in the background, is one of Brooklyn's most iconic structures. Originally built in 1931, the one-time tallest building in the borough stands 512 feet high. It was converted into luxury condos back in 2006 under the name 1 Hanson Place. Also seen in the bottom right section of the photo is an old entrance to the original Atlantic Avenue station.
StreetEasy put together a list of the 15 tallest buildings in New York City that are either already built or under construction. Although there are many new skyscrapers currently in the works, One World Trade Center still holds the title as the tallest building in the city. Checkout StreetEasy's list here.