Tuesday, 2 May 2006

Empire State - 75 years young

Happy birthday Empire State Building, seventy-five years young today , and once again New York's tallest building.

LINKS: Empire State Building celebrates 75 years - VOA News
Photos by Lewis Wicks Hines: The construction of the Empire State Building, 1930-31 - NY Public Library

TAGS: Architecture,


  1. Actually, the picture of the workmen is from the RCA building in the Rockefeller Centre - not the ESB.

  2. But regardless, that was a time without Department of Labour OSH inspectors!

  3. That's why I have to poster on my wall!!


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