On the Waterfront: A Historical Virtual Reality Tour of New York Harbor

Take a boat ride around New York City at sunset in this virtual reality video.

ByBen Schellpfeffer
August 10, 2016, 12:24 PM
PHOTO: A panoramic view of the New York skyline is seen from its harbor in May 2016.
A panoramic view of the New York skyline is seen from its harbor in May 2016.
Ben Schellpfeffer/ABC News

— -- Even life-long residents of New York manage to forget the city centers around an island. Experience a 360-degree virtual reality (VR) tour of the waterfront as time slips into the river's flow.

Explore the ageless coast of New York City aboard the Classic Harbor Line Yacht Manhattan. Gaze out over sunset while floating past the Statue of Liberty and cruising beneath the Brooklyn Bridge. Listen as architectural historian John Kriskiewicz reveals a history of New York's evolving skyline amid the changing tides of industry, commerce and culture.

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