Since 1994, as far as movie theaters go, the IMAX at Lincoln Center in New York City is the best there is. With films projected on an enormous 100-foot screen, any viewing experience there certainly fits the bill as "larger than life."
In the desert near Tonopah, Nevada, a circular sea of oversized mirrors— 10,000 mirrors—follow the sun, and direct its rays onto the power tower in the center of the Crescent Dunes solar energy plant. Now, in the middle of Manhattan, a computer-generated visualization of that scene glitters on an LED wall outside…
Aside from Manhattan's sprawling Central Park, it's not always easy to find some pleasant green space—which is what makes Lincoln Center's new rooftop lawn such a terrific idea. A grassy hill in a busy urban center—the perfect compromise.