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The last skybridges of New York City

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The Fifth Element isn't just a movie about the future. It's a movie about New York, and what happens when one of the world's largest cities can't grow outwards anymore and has to grow up. Roads aren't just roads, they're mid-air capillaries where cars move like fish from point A to point B. As fanciful as traveling by flying car may seem, walking is still in fashion, and lengthy "skybridges" connect one building to another. Our dreams of building similar skybridges are mostly dead — but a few still exist peppered across New York City. Scouting NY has found them all, and has put together a nice collection of photos you should definitely check out.