The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan in New York City. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and built from 1930 to 1931. ... Construction started on March 17, 1930, and the building opened thirteen ... A year later, on March 2, 1933, the movie King Kong was released.


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.


Jul 29, 2019 ... The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or more than seven million man-hours. There are observatories on both the ...


Apr 29, 2016 ... North Carolina's Reynolds Building, empire state building ... including one containing a 19-year-old elevator operator named Betty Lou Oliver.


President Herbert Hoover officially dedicates New York City's Empire State Building, ... were also builder-friendly: The entire building went up in just over a year, ...


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 ...


Empire State Building, steel-framed skyscraper rising 102 stories that was completed in New York City in 1931 and was the tallest building in the world until  ...


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 ...


Building Big Databank entry on Empire State Building. ... Built during the Depression between 1930 and 1931, the Empire State Building became ... but 3,000 workers completed the building's construction in record time: one year and 45 days, ...