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There’s plenty to discover about the World’s Most Famous Building, from its rich history to its unique design. Dive deeper into what makes this New York icon a can’t-miss experience.

About ESB NYC

History

From the start of construction to modern-day fame, the story of the Empire State Building is one you’ll never forget.

Intended to be the world’s first 100+ story building, construction of the Empire State Building began on March 17, 1930. Construction was completed in a record-breaking 1 year and 45 days.

Architecture & Design

Beautiful inside and out, the Empire State Building is an architectural marvel beloved across the world.