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.
Read through our blog below for more information on Supertalls.
The Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) serves the UWS two rejections but still has room for more, giving LANDMARK WEST! and our neighborhood the opportunity to argue our case about misappropriated mechanical space at 50 West 66th Street, the 775-foot tower notable...
The UWS again temporarily relocated to 22 Reade Street on Tuesday morning to witness continued arguments and testify on 50 West 66th Street, the 775-foot tower* under review by the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA). * A tower that, despite volumes in the public...
At its Executive Review Session on August 6th, the Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) commented on Landmark West's Appeal (view it HERE), discussing whether or not the Zoning Text leads to ABSURD results - i.e. the 775-foot tower at 50 W. 66th Street. The hearing...
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