Current Status: Completed
Empire State Building Vital Stats
Address: 338 Fifth Avenue (Community Board 5)
Type: Commercial & Office Building
Name: Empire State Building
Construction: Begun March 17, 1930, Completed April, 1931; Officially opened May 1, 1931 when president Herbert Hoover pressed a button in the White House to turn on the lights.
Design Architect: William Lamb of Shreve, Lamb and Harmon
Executive Architect: __
Structural Engineer: Homer Gage Balcom
Developer: Empire State Inc., incl. John J. Raskob and Al Smith
Builder:Starrett Brothers and Eken
Height: 1,454 feet (1,453 feet, 8 9/16th inches) or 443.2m to top of lightning rod; 102 Stories.
– To 86th Floor Observatory: 1,050 feet
– To 102nd Floor Observatory: 1,250 feet
– 102nd Floor to tip: 230 feet
Total Construction Floor Area: 2,248,355 square feet; 208,879 square meters
Site Area: 79,288 square feet; 7,240 square meters
Filed prior to July 2009, there are no Zoning Diagrams scanned for this project.
Superlatives: The Empire State Building is the tallest LEED-certified building in the United States.
The Empire State Building is the only building in New York to twice hold the title of the tallest building in the state.
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Year 6, and LW! continues the MARCH for you. On December 7th, 2020 LANDMARK WEST! filed our Article 78 asking the NY State Supreme Court to review the BSA's 2-2 tie decision to allow HUGE mechanical void floors to jack up the height of the proposed building at 50 W....
Coming through for you, and Standing TALL! Once Again YOU CAN COUNT on LANDMARK WEST! As promised, our Article 78 is now filed with the court. In our Article 78, the petitioner (in this case, LANDMARK WEST! i.e. YOU, the Community) is asking the NY State Supreme court...
This post is brought to you by the numbers: 7, 8, 9 & 10! SPECIFICALLY, Landmark West's Article 78 & the filing clock that began 9 Mos. + 10 Days after the NYC Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) issued a 2-2 tie vote on LW's appeal against the 775-foot tall,...
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