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In pictures: Empire State Building

New York Sunrise

Sunrise over New York City and the Empire State Building. Taken from across the river in New Jersey. Photo: Nic Oatridge

Empire State Building seen from Williamsburg, Brooklyn

The 443m, and 1,860 steps of the Empire State building cut an unmistakable figure in the New York skyline. As seen from Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Photo: Paul McGeiver

Visitor Welcome Centre, Empire State Building

The Visitor Welcome Centre. The image of the building in the floor has 2,200 windows individually cut and placed into it using an ultra-sonic knife. Photo: John Bonney

Public entrance of the Empire State Building

Over 100 million people have visited the Empire State Building, but only military personnel in full uniform get in free. Or those that work there... Photo: Adnan Idrizbegovic

Metal relief in the ESB Lobby

A classic art deco metal relief of the Empire State Building welcomes all visitors to the lobby of the building. Photo: Charlie Rome

The Empire State Building on a sunny day in Manhattan

Stuart Morrison: "My wife (Jennifer) and I honeymooned in New York in January 2004 and visited the Empire State Building twice during our stay!"

Bird's eye view of New York from the ESB Observation Deck

Though the ESB has 102 stories, the 86th floor Observation Deck still provides a pretty decent view... Spot the Chrysler building. Photo: Adnan Idrizbegovic

View of New York from the Observation Deck

As evening approaches the ESB casts its shadow across New York City, June 2005. Photo: Santosh PS

New York at dusk

Dusk in New York, 2005. Taken from the Rockefeller Centre. Photo: Ian Pennington

The peak of the ESB at night, November 2003

Ian Pennington: "Happy Birthday to the Empire State Building!"

NY Empire State Building turns 75
01 May 06 |  Americas


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