The last time I saw Edward Sagarin was nearly 50 years ago in a diner on East 23rd Street, a short walk from the Empire State Building whose iconic tower was lit in rainbow colors this weekend in honor of the Gay Pride festivities taking place further downtown. Show More Summary
Male tourist #1, pointing to Empire State Building: What building is that?Male tourist #2: The Empire State Building.Male tourist #1, pointing to MetLife Tower: There's Big Ben.–23rd St & 5th AveOverheard by: Slufoot NYC
After 84 years at the Empire State Building, a shoe cobbler is getting the boot. The Empire State Realty has not renewed Louis Shoe Rebuilders' lease this year, according to the New York Post. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Empire State Building and Colosseum get a timber makeover. Thought experiment: What if the world's greatest buildings were made out of wood? Imagine the Empire State Building rising above midtown Manhattan, like a giant tree, or the Colosseum presiding over Rome, with all the architectural majesty of a log cabin. Read Full Story
High-rise buildings constructed from wood are having a bit of a moment. And that begs an important question: could the Empire State Building, the quintessential skyscraper, be built using wood? Read more...
Michael Green and a big Finnish wood company are going to find out.
A Muslim family from Long Island slapped the owners of New York City's Empire State Building Tuesday with a $5 million lawsuit that claims they were booted from the building's observation deck for praying. The couple and their two children...Show More Summary
Built during the Great Depression, the project took a little more than a year. The dangerous nature of constructing what was then the world’s tallest building can be seen in these photos from the New York Public Library’s collection. See more »
Ever wonder what the interior of a landmark like the Empire State Building looks like? LinkedIn, the world’s biggest online business networking service, recently conquered the 28 th floor as part of its multilevel New York City office. Show More Summary
Who needs to brace the crowds to ascend the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock to get a view of New York? Do what locals do and hit a rooftop bar. Here are some of the best, many of which happen to crown hotels. For a view of the Statue of Liberty, the Loppy Doopy Rooftop Bar can't be beat. Show More Summary
Dezeen ran a photo-heavy feature today about LinkedIn's offices on the 28th floor of the Empire State Building, which, sometime between 2012 and now, apparently went full Facebook with a renovation that includes a "hidden speakeasy," billiards table, vestibule...
All photos via Dezeen Debuting after Google's experimental corporate terrarium and Facebook's starchitect showoff captured the attention of the design press, the new LinkedIn office inside the Empire State Building was going to have a much tougher time making...
The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By DAVID DRAKE Zedd's music has a huge sound, so it can be surprising meeting the unassuming Anton Zaslavski in person. On the 80th story of the Empire State Building, the soft-spoken...Show More Summary
Inspired by social clubs, the Empire State Building office includes a '20s speakeasy lounge and a conference room named Meg Ryan. LinkedIn's New York offices are located on the 25th to 27th floors of the Empire State Building, with jaw-dropping views of Manhattan's concrete jungle. Show More Summary
Zedd's music has a huge sound, so it can be surprising meeting the unassuming Anton Zaslavski in person. On the 80th story of the Empire State Building, the soft-spoken 25-year-old behind the EDM powerhouse is preparing to play his new LP, True Colors, for fans who have crossed the city to...
On the dark afternoon of December 20, 1932, Berenice Abbott took the elevator to one of the highest man-made points in the world in order to chronicle a completely new sight. The Empire State Building was 19 months old, and from a very high floor, Abbott beheld the city of... More »
Adrian Grenier hangs out next to a viewfinder while visiting The Empire State Building on Thursday (May 28) in New York City. The 38-year-old actor also stopped by The Today Show that morning to chat about his new movie Entourage. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Adrian Grenier “Amazing cameos, yeah,” Adrian said. “It’s [...]
Food & Water Watch released "Factory Farm Nation," a report this week on the dominance of industrial beef, pork, chicken, dairy, and egg production in the US. Besides overuse of antibiotics, foodborne disease, water and air pollution, and loss of local independent farms, the mountains of manure are monstrous and largely unregulated.
Joining the ranks of the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock, One World Observatory, the $100 million, three-story attraction atop One World Trade Center, offers breathtaking views of New York City and beyond. But there’s more than just views here—and there should be, given the $32 ticket price—from dazzling, high-tech elevators to fine dining. Show More Summary