Candice Glover takes in the extreme sights atop the 86th floor Observatory at the Empire State Building in her first trip to New York City on Tuesday (May 21). The 23-year-old winner of American Idol chatted exclusively with JustJared.com about her upcoming album, the AI tour, and more: On her visit to the Empire State [...]
The name of Kenneth Keating will likely seldom be known outside of New York political almanacs and Congressional monitors, but his footnote on history may tower as large as the Empire State Building. Bobby Kennedy ousted him for the Senate in 1964 and had he fallen short, may not have sought the Presidency in 1968. [...]
When you think of iconic cities, most people get images of notable landmarks, buildings, and skylines. London has Big Ben, Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York has the Empire State, LA has those cheap sheet metal letters that spell Hollywood. But there's distinctive mobile landmarks as well — the distinctive cars of cities. Read more...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A plan to roll the Empire State Building into a real estate investment trust is a whisker away from obtaining the necessary investor approval for a stock offering allowing the public to own a piece of the iconic skyscraper, accordi...
Jenna Ushkowitz poses with her new book “Choosing Glee: 10 Rules to Finding Inspiration, Happiness, and the Real You” at a photo session on top of the Empire State Building on Tuesday (May 14) in New York City. The 27-year-old Glee actress launched her book that day and later attended a release party at Willow [...]
About 472 billion LEGO bricks have been made from 1958 to 2013, a number that's increasing by 36 billion per year. With that many bricks you could build the Empire State Building 74 times or Buckingham Palace 200 times. Find out what else you could make with every single LEGO brick in the world. (thanks Sally) The Presurfer
"Previously dubbed the Freedom Tower, the building proudly stands tall in Lower Manhattan as a reminder of the resilience of New York City after a grave act of terror." Great. Why was "Freedom" dropped? Corny? Bush-y? Disagreement over...Show More Summary
Zillow is the biggest thing to hit the real estate services business since land. Unfortunately, buying its stock would be akin to owning a one-room studio for the price of the Empire State Building.
Post by Kiri Blakeley New York City is famous for the Statue of Liberty, Broadway, the Empire State Building -- and it's tiny apartments. Not that it doesn't have some of the largest, most amazing apartments on the planet -- but those are for the billionaires. Show More Summary
Could the United States actually be the last empire? Is it possible that there will be no successor because something has profoundly changed in the realm of empire building?
March 3, 1946. "Foyer, Eversharp Inc., Empire State Building, New York. Raymond Loewy Associates, client." Luxe showroom of the pencil and pen maker. Large-format acetate negative by Samuel H. Gottscho. View full size.
(NEW YORK) — A Manhattan judge on Thursday backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the Empire State Building, effectively clearing the way for a plan to let the public buy shares in the famous New York City landmark. Judge O. Show More Summary
Mary Altaffer/APThis Tuesday, April 30, 2013 photo shows New York's Empire State Building, left, in midtown Manhattan. By TOM HAYS NEW YORK (AP) - A Manhattan judge on Thursday backed a $55 million settlement in a court battle over the...Show More Summary
Follow the construction of the iconic skyscraper in New York City from the excavation of the site in January, 1930, to its official opening by President Herbert Hoover on May 1, 1931.
82 years ago today, the Empire State Building opened to the public. Let's gaze upon her beauty, and learn a little more about the ol' gal. [ more › ]
How do you know that you’re in New York City? Yellow cabs, pushcarts, the electric pulse in the air might all tip you off – but catch sight of the Empire State building and you have, unmistakably, stepped into The Big Apple. The soaring skyscraper is mythical and majestic, and seems to completely embody the city it has become synonymous with. Show More Summary
May 1 On this day. 1931: With the push of a button, President Hoover dedicated the Empire State Building. Hoover wasn't in New York, he was at the White House and merely pushed a symbolic button. The Empire State Building, 102 stories and 1,250 feet high, was the world's tallest structure — and took just one year and $40 million to build. Show More Summary
Investors opposed to a deal to take New York's iconic Empire State Building public failed to persuade a state court judge to declare illegal a plan to buy them out for $100 a share. State Supreme Court Justice O. Peter Sherwood in Manhattan today denied the motion. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York judge signaled on Monday he would probably allow the group that controls the Empire State Building to include the fabled New York landmark in a public stock offering, despite objections of dissident investors.
(Reuters) - A New York judge signaled on Monday he would probably allow the group that controls the Empire State Building to proceed with a plan to sell off the fabled New York landmark as part of a public stock offering despite the objections of dissi...