Amazing Facts – Empire State Building, New York City, USA

Amazing Facts – Empire State Building, New York City, USA

Today it is 22nd tallest building in World.

It Has Its Own Zip Code: 10118
The Empire State Building has its own zip code to accommodate its 1,000 businesses and 21,000 employees. There are 2800 investors who own the Empire State Building.

Construction :
3,400 workers
410 days of construction
6,500 windows
73 elevators
2,768,591 square feet of floor space

The building became profitable in 1950 and was sold the next year for a record $51 million.

The Empire State Building is lit with colors that can be changed according to special events such as Valentine’s Day, X-Mas, etc.

Media Broadcasting
Most of New York City’s commercial FM radio and TV stations are broadcast from the top of the Empire State Building.

The USA’s Most Popular Structure
In a Poll, the Empire State Building outranked the White House and San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge as “America’s Favorite Architecture.”

First Building With 100 Floors
In total, the building has 102 floors which reach to 1,250 feet (381 m).

Lightning Strikes

The lightning rod on the top of the Empire State Building is struck by lighting an average of 23 times each year.

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