Empire State Building, New York

Empire State New York, Architect, Photo, US Tower, Skyscraper Architecture, Building, Picture, Date

Empire State Building New York

Famous Manhattan Tower, United States of America – design by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, Architects

4 Jul 2016

Empire State Building in New York

Empire State Building New York City

Building images from 24 Jun – 2 Jul 2016 © Adrian Welch:

interior – entry hall at street level:
Empire State New York interior

Empire State Building night-time views from the top of this NYC tower:
Empire State New York view

Empire State Building New York view

New York skyscraper view

More images of this world-famous Manhattan skyscraper:
Empire State New York building

New York skyscraper building

Top of tower mast at night:
Famous New York building

Dusk view from street level on Fifth Avenue:
Famous New York skyscraper building

Empire State Building

Address: 350 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY, USA
Location: Midtown
Date built: 1931
Design: Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, Architects

The Empire State Building is a celebrated 20th Century skyscraper, designed in the Art Deco style.

Photos of this famous New York City tower from 2007:
Empire State Tower Empire State Building
New York skyscraper photos: Andrew McRae

This celebrated tower is a 381m high skyscraper, a world-famous New York landmark. It is a good example of Art Deco architecture – subtle on the exterior, more accentuated in the tower interior.

Photos of this skyscraper building from 2007:
Empire State New York Empire State Building New York
New York skyscraper images: Andrew McRae

The Observatory is open every day, including weekends and holidays.

Excavation of the site began on January 22 1930 with construction of this Manhattan skyscraper building starting on March 17 1930. The framework rose at a rate of 4 ½ stories per week.

The masonry work for the building was completed in November 13 1930.

President Hoover pressed a button (unusually not in New York City but in Washington, D.C.) which turned on the Empire State Building’s lights and officially opened the building on May 1 1931.

View of building from distance, 2007:

Empire State
New York skyscraper photo: Andrew McRae

Empire State Building architects : Shreve, Lamb & Harmon


To see all listed projects on a single map please follow this link.

Buildings in NYC

Manhattan Walking Tours

Empire State Tower : New York Skyscraper

Empire State Building context : New York Architecture

New York Architecture News

New York Architect

West 29th Street New York Building
West 29th Street Building by Safdie Architects
image © Safdie Architects
Empire State Building, New York context – 12 Jan 2016

New York State Architecture

New York Skyscrapers

Chrysler Building
William Van Alen, Architect
Chrysler Building
Enigmatic New York building, an Art Deco skyscraper

Rockefeller Center
Raymond Hood, Architect
Rockefeller Center Manhattan
photograph © Andrew McRae
Rockefeller Center New York City

Seagram Building
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect; Philip Johnson
Seagram Building

Freedom Tower, Lower Manhattan
Daniel Libeskind Architects + David Childs of SOM Architects
Freedom Tower skyscraper

99 Church Street Tower, Lower Manhattan
Robert A. M. Stern Architects
99 Church Street Tower
image : dbox Courtesy of: Silverstein Properties

99 Church Street Tower

Website: Architecture

Comments / photos for the Empire State New York Architecture page welcome

Empire State Building New York : page

Website: www.esbnyc.com