In a 2007 poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, the Empire State Building was named “America’s Favorite Architecture,” ahead of even The White House.
The Empire State Building is the tallest LEED certified building in the United States.
Grand From The Ground Up
The Empire State Building lobby is one of the few interiors in New York to be designated a historic landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission.
The American Society of Civil Engineers named the Empire State Building one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. View the official list.
The Empire State Building’s 102nd Floor Observatory was originally planned as a check-in area for airships docked at the tower. View a drawing of the dirigible mooring mast.