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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There's so much to question about how the Chair of the Board of Standards and Appeals came to vote against Landmark West's Appeal of permits issued by the Dept. of Buildings allowing 200 feet of "mechanical void" space in a building proposed at 50 W. 66th Street. It...
The Board of Standards and Appeals (BSA) decided today that the nearly 200 vertical feet of mechanical voids at the the 775-foot Extell tower at 50 West 66th Street was just fine with two* BSA Commissioners, meaning the LW! Appeal was denied. *Commissioner Dara...
Tuesday, January 28th the Board of Standards and Appeals will rule on LW's Appeal of 50 W. 66th Street. Will they listen to reason? Will they listen to every elected official representing the district, when every single one of then has urged them to revoke the permits...
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