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Empire State Building

General Information

Beginning of works: 22 January 1930
Completion: 1 May 1931
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: Office building
Material: Steel structure

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
Address: 350 Fifth Avenue
Inspiration for: Altino Arantes (1947)
Coordinates: 40° 44' 54.38" N    73° 59' 8.39" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 381 m
number of floors (above ground) 102

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 41 000 000

Materials

building structure steel

Chronology

1945

A B-25 bomber hits the 79th floor. 14 dead.

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20000022
  • Date created
    28/10/1998
  • Last Update
    28/07/2014