The above photo shows Alain Robert right below the protest banner that he just put up right outside my floor. At that time, some members of the NYPD were in our floor preparing to climb. Climb where? They eventually caught up with Mr. Robert at the top floor and escorted him out of the building.
Here’s a link to the story from one of our Bloggers, http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/06/05/man-scales-new-york-times-building/. And here is his Times Topic Page, http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/r/alain_robert/index.html .
Here’s a video from across the 8th floor of the building:
Here’s the rest of the pictures I took from my measly HTC 8525: