Sunrise over New York City and the Empire State Building. Taken from across the river in New Jersey. Photo: Nic Oatridge
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
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
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
A classic art deco metal relief of the Empire State Building welcomes all visitors to the lobby of the building. Photo: Charlie Rome
Stuart Morrison: "My wife (Jennifer) and I honeymooned in New York in January 2004 and visited the Empire State Building twice during our stay!"
Though the ESB has 102 stories, the 86th floor Observation Deck still provides a pretty decent view... Spot the Chrysler building. Photo: Adnan Idrizbegovic
As evening approaches the ESB casts its shadow across New York City, June 2005. Photo: Santosh PS
Dusk in New York, 2005. Taken from the Rockefeller Centre. Photo: Ian Pennington
Ian Pennington: "Happy Birthday to the Empire State Building!"