The Empire State Building is one of the most interesting buildings in New York City!
The Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world between 1931 and 1972. No other building has held the record for such a long period of time since the Strasbourg Cathedral lost the title of “World’s Tallest Building” in 1874.
In the background of the image above, you can see the Chrysler Building, which was the tallest building in the world for a short time before the Empire State Building was completed.
the color of the building’s lights changes according to current events. In the photo above, the Empire State Building is lit with red floodlights for Valentine’s Day. The building in the background is the Chrysler Building.
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The Empire State Building was the first building in the world with 100 floors. In total, the building has 102 floors which reach to 1,250 feet (381 m).
The lightning rod on the top of the Empire State Building is struck by lighting an average of 23 times each year.