The well- known Empire State Building is referred to a 102-storied art deco skyscraper situated in New York City, New York at the junction of West 34th Street and Fifth Avenue. The name of the building is inspired by the epithet designed to the state of New York. The building is possessed by Harold Helmsley's company and administered by Helmsley-Spear’s management.
It was placed as tallest building in the world for more than 40 years ever since its completion in the year 1931. However, this place was challenged in the year 1972 by the construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. Subsequent to the devastation of the World Trade Center in the year 2001, the Empire State Building yet again regained its place as the tallest building in city of New York.
In fact, the Empire State Building has been acknowledged as one amongst the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The building as well as its street floor interior are acknowledged landmarks of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and even confirmed by the New York City Board of Estimate. Adding on to the epithets associated with this structure, it was chosen as a National Historic Landmark in the year 1986. Furthermore, in 2007, it was positioned number one on the inventory of America's Favorite Architecture in compliance to the AIA.