CitySketch: Empire State


The Empire State Building was the tallest building in the world from its completion in 1931 until it was surpassed by the twin towers of the World Trade Center in 1970. It is currently the 34th tallest building in the world, the fifth tallest in the US and from September 11, 2001 until the Freedom Tower passed it in April 2012 it was again the tallest in New York City.

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