These photos were taken on the evening of Tuesday, December 10. The Empire State Building (Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, 1931), as seen from Pier 1, was illuminated in blue, in honor of Human Rights Day and Human Rights Watch.
Ducks paddling in the spiral cove inland from Pier 2.
Pier 5, lit up at night, with the Statue of Liberty in the background.
Staten Island Ferry.