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"Gotta run, Peter. A new client is on his way up."
A man sees a "you are here" sign as he falls from a building.
Tags:building, buildings, high rise, high rises, tower, towers, skyscraper, skyscrapers, observation deck, observation decks, fall, falls, falling, fall off, falls off, falling off, long fall, long falls, accident, accidents, accidental, you are here, guide, guides, sign, signs, orient, orients, orienting, orientation, lost, get lost, getting lost
"Just let me know if you want me to make a valiant attempt at holding the doors."
Tags:lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, high rise, high rises, highrise, highrises, passive aggressive, passive aggression, passive-aggressive, passive-aggression, modern life, hold the door, holding the door, lift door, lift doors, elevator door, elevators doors, office worker, office workers, valiant, valiance, lazy, laziness, inconsiderate
"It's the only exercise I get."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, elevator, elevators, lift, lifts, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high rise, high rises, exercise, exercising, broken lift, broken lifts, broken elevator, broken elevators, healthy living, new york, new york city, ny, nyc, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, workaholic, workaholism, workaholics, climb, climbing, climber, climbers, elevator shaft, elevator shafts, lift shaft, lift shafts
"They don't look like ants, they look like consumers."
Tags:executives, executive, business executives, business executive, manager, managers, boss, bosses, business manager, business managers, high rise, high rises, highrise, highrises, skyscraper, skyscrapers, consumerism, consumerist, consumerists, consumer, consumers, profiteering, taking advantage, ant, ants, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs
"I love how people look like us from up here!"
Tags:ant, ants, look like ants, high rise, high rises, highrise, highrises, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high up, look down, looking down, city, cities, big city, big cities, city life, urban life, perspective, different perspective, different perspectives, big shot, big shots, achievement, achievements, accomplishment, accomplishments
"Escher! Get your ass up here."
Tags:escher, mc escher, m.c. escher, perspective, perspectives, illusion, illusions, optical illusion, optical illusions, impossible, impossible device, construction, construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, building, buildings, tower, towers, high rise, high rises, high riser, high risers, perspective, perspectives, perspective trick, perspective tricks
Tags:executive, executives, business executive, business executives, offices, office building, office buildings, skyscraper, skyscrapers, highrise, highrises, high rise, high rises, lift, lifts, elevator, elevators, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, wealth, wealth, rich people, rich person, privilege, privileged, luxury, luxurious, executive style, wealth gap, wealth divide
"And, yet another plus, it will block out the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays from a considerable portion of the city."
Tags:architect, architects, architecture, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high rise, high rises, proposal, proposals, business proposal, business proposals, sun, sunlight, environment, environmental degradation, degrade, degrades, degrading, business person, business people, building, buildings, building proposal, building proposals, city, cities, cityscape, cityscapes, view, views
Single Family Home Sanctuary
Tags:detached house, detached houses, stand alone house, stand-alone houses, single family home, single family homes, sanctuary, sanctuaries, protect, protected, protections, city, cities, build up area, build up areas, housing crisis, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high rise, high rises, high-rise, high-rises, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, real estate, urban, urban life, city life
Anteater's View of the World
Tags:anteater, anteaters, aardvark, aardvarks, ant, ants, skyscraper, skyscrapers, highrise, highrises, high rise, high rises, high-rise, high-rises, look like ants, city, cities, urban, urban life, city life, modern life, traffic, perspective, perspectives, different perspective, different perspectives, idiom, idioms, saying, sayings, wordplay, word play, play on words, birds eye view, traffic
Dog dropping slippers out of the window.
"Yes the view is nice, but I mostly want people to look up here and think how rich I am."
Balcony hot air balloon.
"Excuse me—does this joke need a lawyer?"
Tags:joke, jokes, punchline, punch line, punch-line, cliche, cliches, stereotype, stereotype, classic, classic, standard, standard, joke theory, comedy theory, comedy, comedic value, jumper, jumped, jump, don't jump, high rise, high-rise, skyscraper, suicidal, great depression, servicemen, serviceman, service man, service men, diverse, diversity, priest, priests, pastor, pastors, clergy, clergyman, clergymen, police man, police officer, police, officer, cop, cops, fireman, firemen, fire fighter, fire fighters, lawyer, lawyers
"This structure will be torn down and replaced by a new 44-story cookie."
Tags:gingerbread house, gingerbread houses, cookie house, cookie houses, real estate, real estate development, real estate developers, development, urban development, progress, progression, gentrification, gentrified, gentrify, housing markets, housing market, construction, construct, demolition, demolish, demolished, high rise, high rises, high rise apartments, high rise flats, holiday, holidays, christmas, yule, christmas decoration, christmas decorations
"Oww! Stupid skyscraper antenna!"
'Due to cutbacks, he lost his company vehicle, so he has to improvise.'
"They've eliminated your grant to promote local agriculture."
Tags:grant, grants, cut, cuts, budget cuts, budget cut, austerity, recession, recessions, the recession, local agriculture, plant, plants, pot plant, pot plants, potted plant, potted plants, balcony, balconies, terrace, terraces, balcony plant, balcony plants, high rise, high rises, highrise, highrises, high-rise, high-rises, charity, charities, spending cut, spending cuts, fund, funds, funding, funded, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes
Tags:apartment building, apartment buildings, tenant, tenants, crane, cranes, building, buildings, skyscraper, skyscrapers, high rise, high rises, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, modern life, modern world, modern age, modern times, chattel, real estate, reservation, reservations, reserved space, reserved spaces
Tightrope walker with trampoline for safety net.
Bob hated using the elevator as much as it hated being used.
'Something tells me our company could be more energy efficient.'
Unfortunately for Larry high-rise living favored the hunters.