VIDEO: Time-lapse of N.America's tallest hotel

Watch 27 months of construction crammed into 60-seconds

The view from New york Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn.

Marriott International recently unveiled it $320 million new hotel in Manhattan, New York, combining a Marriott Courtyard and Residence Inn properties into what is now the tallest hotel in North America.

Below, thanks to EarthCam's high definition megapixel construction camera, 27 months of progress is shown in an action-packed 60 seconds.

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The 378-room Courtyard hotel and 261-suite Residence Inn includes 6,000 square feet of meeting space, a fitness centre on the 35th floor with floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor sundeck. Some guest rooms also feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of Central Park, Times Square and the Hudson River.

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