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EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
The EMPIRE STATE BUILDING is a 102 story skyscraper located in New York City. It has a roof height of 1,250 ft and with its antenna spire included as although it stands a total of thousand four hundred and fifty four high. Its name is derived from the nick name for New York, of the empire state. It was the tallest in the world before forty years.
After that world tallest building was world trade center north tower was completed in 1972. Following by it was attacked and destroyed in 2001 by some terrorist. Then again EMPIRE STATE BUILDING was again the tallest building in the world. Again the new one trade mark reached a greater height and again the EMPIRE STATE BUILDING was consider second tallest building in the new York.
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING is now 3rd tallest building in usa and 22nd tallest building in the world. Now the tallest is consider as burj khalifa located in Dubai.
The EMPIRE STATE BUILDING is also considered as the American culture icon. Actually it was designated as a national historic landmark in 1986. It was the number 1 rank in the list of Americans favorite architecture according to the AIA.
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING consist of 2800 investors .EMPIRE STATE BUILDING is currently undergoing a $550 million renovation with $120 million spent in an effort of transforming the building into more energy efficient and Eco friendly.
Actually the site of empire state building was 1st developed by john Thompson farm in 18thcentuary.
The empire state was designed by William f. lamb. The construction was a part of a severe competition in new York for the title of world’s tallest building.
The building opening was included with the great depression in the usa. This building is also famous for suicide point over more than 30 people committed suicide from the top of the building.