Empire State Building
By Daniel Mcgiboney
William F. Lamb
The facing materials on the Empire State Building include limestone, brick and granite. The grid throughout the building consists of steel beams and columns.
Year Built/ Constuction Time
It took 410 days or 15 months to build.
Construction started on March 17, 1930, and was opened on May 1, 1931.
On July 28, 1945 an Army Air Corps B-25 twin engine bomber crashes into the 79th floor due to foggy conditions, only 2 stories were damaged but 14 people were killed.
Historically Significant Events
- Herbert Hoover turns on the building's lights, officially opening it
- New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission declares the building a landmark
- Becomes the tallest building in New York again after the collapse of the World Trade Center
This shows what the Empire State Building looks like at night.
This shows what the Empire State Building looks like in the day.
This is what it looks like from the top of the Empire State Building.
This is what it looks like from the bottom of the Empire State Building.
This is what the tickets for the observation deck looks like, at the Empire State Building.
This is a picture of the Empire State Building to show how big it really is compared to a regular building.