The old promotional videos about New York City are pretty amazing, as we saw with this one focusing on Greenwich Village. Now a new one has been unearthed, filmed in 1962 by the Equitable Life Assurance Society. It includes the building of their new headquarters, complete with destruction porn of old structures. The narrator explains, "Change just for the sake of change is not the purpose in the constant rebuilding and expansion, rather it is an endless effort to keep up with her people, their ideas, their energies." It actually all sounds a little... Ayn Rand.

[via Laughing Squid]