The large building with twin towers, in the background when Art and Ruth meet Sgt. Parker (Alan King
) in Central Park is the Majestic, a luxury 31-story apartment building in Manhattan located between West 71th Street and West 72th Street. It opened in 1931. See more
Champion of all the cities of the earth is the towering golden city of New York. It looms higher than any town of man before. Within its giant walls and steel sinews are more enterprises, more people, more mystery, and more music than were ever known before. Its windows are like the leaves of a mighty forest, and its streets are filled with wonder. Our story begins on a spring morning in May 1942 as the people of this remarkable city start to live and work another day.