The Empire State Building is a high-rise building completed on April 11, 1931 and is one of the landmark buildings in New York, USA. Located between 350 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, between West 33rd Street and West 34th Street.
It is the tallest skyscraper in the world (1931-1972 for 41 years). The Empire State Building is 381 meters high and has a total of 103 floors. After adding a 62-meter high antenna in 1951, the total height is 443.7 meters. The building was designed by Shreeve, Lamb, and Harmon and is an Art Deco building.
The Empire State Building is both a versatile office building and one of New York City’s tourist attractions, where a large number of visitors line up every day waiting for the elevator to climb to the top.
In 1955, the American Society of Civil Engineers rated the Empire State Building as one of the seven engineering wonders of the modern world. The New York Landmarks Committee selected it as a landmark in New York City. In 1986, the building was recognized as a National Historic Landmark.
Built in 1931, the Empire State Building is a 102-storey building that was once hailed as the world’s tallest commercial building. This record was replaced in 1972 by the New York World Trade Twin Towers.