1976: To honor the United States Bicentennial, ESB installs colored floodlights to ... savings for the second straight year and reduces costs by millions of dollars.

The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York ... It was later purchased by the Astor family, who built the Waldorf–Astoria Hotel ... Construction on the building itself started on March 17, 1930, with an ... world visiting the building's 86th and 102nd floor observatories every year.

Jul 25, 2018 ... Read CNN Fast Facts about the Empire State Building in New York. ... The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, ...

May 1, 2019 ... In 1972, the Empire State Building lost its title as world's tallest building to ... Trade Center, which itself was the tallest skyscraper for but a year.

Apr 29, 2016 ... Construction of the Empire State Building (Credit: Daniel ... including one containing a 19-year-old elevator operator named Betty Lou Oliver.

Jul 18, 2018 ... Ever since it was built, the Empire State Building has captured the ... Every year, millions of tourists flock to the Empire State Building to get a .... The steel skeleton was built next, with work beginning on March 17, 1930.

Mar 7, 2015 ... Construction of New York City's Empire State Building began in ... Earnings from the observation deck made as much as the rental income in its first year. .... Mr. Smith is the president of the company that built the building.".

Nov 7, 2017 ... Just like New York City itself, the Empire State Building has a history ... of the building because their soon-to-be-built Empire State Building was ... Almost exactly a year later, the Empire State Building was finally complete.

How long did it take to built it? It took just over one year to build the Empire State Building. Construction began on March 17, 1930 and the building opened on ...

Aug 29, 2017 ... The Eiffel Tower, measuring 984 feet, was built in Paris in 1889. ... Prior to the Empire State Building, the U.S. lineup of tall towers included the ... 1947, when 23-year-old Evelyn McHale leaped to her death from the 86th-floor ...