Modern society can be funny if you really think about it deeply. We demand comfort in every room and structure we occupy. But behind this notion the forces at work to provide said comforts are rarely seen or discussed. Underneath one of the many iron buildings of the Flatiron District lies a chiller and sender unit that connects to a massive cooling tower. This unit, located three stories below the ground, is responsible for maintaining cool temperatures for 20 stories and neatly 500,000 square feet of office space. No small feat considering that on hot days this unit can run 24/7 and power 24 hour elevator banks. Underneath Manhattan is an underground city that connects every building and is responsible for keeping internet, water, bathrooms, cable, electricity, and climate control on. Our society requires a lot of upkeep and a lot of people to maintain it.
Taken on October 12, 2017 on a Canon Rebel XT.
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