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The Empire State Building
Transcript of The Empire State Building
Record Setting Building
The Empire State Building has set many records including the being the world's tallest building from 1931-1972. It was named a National Historic Landmark in 1986. It is 1,250 feet tall.
Nearly 3,400 workers were needed to build the Empire State Building and 5 of them died
There are exactly 6,514 windows on the Empire State Building
In all, the Empire State Building cost 24,718,00 dollars to construct
In 1945, an airplane smashed into the 79th floor of the building due to fog
When Was The Empire State Building Built? How long did it take?
The Empire State Building was designed by William Lamb. The building began to be constructed on March 17, 1930, in New York. Surprisingly, it only took 410 days to be constructed. It opened on May 1, 1931, when President Herbert Hoover turned on the lights with a special button from the White House.
By: Cristian Boutote