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The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street.  Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for nearly 40 years, from its completion in early 1931 until the topping out of the World Trade Center's North Tower in late 1970. 

The Empire State Building is currently the fourth-tallest completed skyscraper in the United States (after the One World Trade Center, the Willis Tower and Trump International Hotel and Tower, both in Chicago). It is also the fourth-tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.  It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Total Height: 1,454 feet  to top of lightning rod. 
- To 86th Floor Observatory: 1,050 feet (320m) 
- To 102nd Floor Observatory: 1,250 feet 
- 102nd Floor to Tip: 230 feet

Facts about the Empire State Building NYC:
  • The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build.
  • Designated as a National Historic Landmark.
  • Tallest Building in the world from 1931 to 1970
  • Its generally thought as an American cultural icon.
  • It was ranked number one on the AIA's List of America's Favorite Architecture.

Observation Deck :  Main Deck + Top Deck ( 86th Fl and 102nd Floor)                         
To get tickets online : http://www.esbnyc.com/buy_tickets.asp
A night view from the Empire State Building observatory
With +Swaran Pradeep Chandran , +Sivaprasath Sekar , +Rameshkumar Ramasamy in 102nd floor

Address : 
Empire State Building
350 5th Ave, New York, NY ‎
(212) 736-3100

View From My Office Window : 

The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco style skyscraper in New York City, located on the east side of Manhattan in the Turtle Bay area at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. At 1,046 feet (319 m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931.

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