What Winter Olympics Venues Would Look Like In Manhattan

In an inspired piece of goofy scaling, the NY Times graphics department has plopped several Winter Olympic venues into various parts of Manhattan, just to give you a better sense of how absolutely enormous they are. Pictured above is the ski jump course, towering over the New York Public Library and Bryant Park. Those taking the run better be real confident into their stopping abilities lest you get hit by a car on Sixth Avenue or run into one of these two buildings.

More jarring is the 40-story drop of the luge run, which, dropped into Times Square, seems very tall and scary:

What Winter Olympics Venues Would Look Like In Manhattan

Stay safe, Olympians! Check out the Times site for more venue graphics.

[NY Times]