Several skyscrapers now going up on the south end of Central Park in midtown will eclipse the height of the Empire State Building. Today New York YIMBY reveals a similar "super-luxury" condo tower planned for the financial district.Show More Summary
To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past. Show More Summary
If you happened to walk by the Flatiron Building yesterday, you may have seen a smaller version of one of New York's most iconic skyscrapers. Scott Naturals constructed an Empire State Building from toilet paper rolls to highlight their waste (17 billion are thrown out each year— enough to fill the real building twice!) and debut their tubeless TP roll. READ MORE »
Here's your clue: "Top of the Empire State building."
Consider the following question that has been asked at actual Google job interviews: How much does the Empire State Building weigh? Now, there is no correct answer to this question in any practical sense because no one knows the answer. Google isn’t interested in the answer, though; they’re interested in the process.
Taylor Swift and her team pulled off quite a feat by keeping secret their hugely ambitious, globally broadcast event to announce her latest work.
Taylor Swift grabs some fresh air on the top of the Empire State Building just ahead of her live stream on Monday afternoon (August 18) in New York City. The 24-year-old singer spoke with Fusion after the big event, where she premiered her new single, “Shake It Off”, and chatted about the single and her [...]
Taylor Swift hosted a live webcast this afternoon from a studio at the top of the Empire State building, during which she announced three not-that-surprising surprises. The first was the debut of her new single, a haters-gonna-hate anthem called “Shake It Off” produced by Max Martin and Shellback; she danced with her studio audience while [...]
The city's second tallest building is coming up short for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
Post by Jodi Meltzer. A mom who lost her son to neuroblastoma, a form of pediatric cancer, has launched a campaign to turn the Empire State Building gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness month in September. Maya Thompson's hashtag, #empiregogold,...Show More Summary
Traveling with hard-to-please teens can be trying, even when aided by the bright lights and "wow"-factor sights of a big city like New York. While the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty, and American Museum of Natural History are...Show More Summary
The photo of a humpback whale jumping out of water with the Empire State Building in the background is getting a lot of attention, but the sight may become more common as warmer, cleaner water attracts sea creatures of all kinds to New...Show More Summary
Humpback whale surfaces for a view of the Empire State Building; photo by ©Artie Raslich/Gotham Whale By Pete Thomas/GrindTv Two weeks ago, we profiled the stunning humpback whale feeding display occurring close to shore off Monterey, California. Show More Summary
(Photo credit: Maya Thompson & The Ronan Thompson Foundation) What do World Cup finalists, the 100th Anniversary of Little League Baseball and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have in common? The light that beams from an international...Show More Summary
A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock. A... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 1964, Andy Warhol filmed the Empire State Building for about six hours, which resulted in a stretched out, 8-hour-long silent film called Empire. The shoot took place on July 25th and 26th, from 8:06 p.m. to 2:42 a.m.—so this weekend marks the 50th anniversary. And the Empire State Building itself is celebrating! [ more › ]
Some designs are classic, timeless. We think of the Model T, Oreo cookie and Wedgewood china. We think of the Acropolis and the Empire State Building -- or most Apple products. But the most interesting and durable designs may not beShow More Summary
I want to share this fantastic example of how much we are motivated by our emotions when it comes to money, and valuing things. Ask yourself: Is the value of the Empire State Building high because the value of rent is high, or vice versa,...Show More Summary
The owners of the tallest building in Los Angeles want to build an observation deck to rival the views at New York's Empire State Building and Chicago's Willis Tower. The sky-high deck on the U.S. Bank Tower will get about $50-million...Show More Summary
The next time you pose a ridiculous question to Google, like how many walruses you’d have to stack on top of one another to reach the top of the Empire State Building, take a moment to imagine that the ubiquitous search engine is actually just some guy at a desk. Show More Summary