Empire State Building (1931) by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Photos

The Empire State Building (1931) (350 Fifth Ave. at 34th St.) was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon in the Moderne style. Until 1972 it held the record as the world's tallest building. The tower atop the structure was conceived as a mooring mast for dirigibles.

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Empire State Building. New York, NY.Facade of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Vertical lines of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Crown of Empire State Building. New York, NY.
Empire State Building (1931) (350 Fifth Ave.) (102 floors). New York, NY. Style: Moderne. Architect: Shreve, Lamb & Harmon. On National Register.Facade of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Vertical lines of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Crown of Empire State Building. New York, NY.
Antenna [aka dirigible mooring mast] of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Moderne-style crown details of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Facade of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Facade detail of Empire State Building. New York, NY.
Antenna [aka dirigible mooring mast] of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Moderne-style crown details of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Facade of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Facade detail of Empire State Building. New York, NY.
Window surrounds of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Sign & eagles of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Lobby artwork showing map & Empire State Building. New York, NY.Lobby artwork showing Empire State Building on map. New York, NY.
Window surrounds of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Sign & eagles of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Lobby artwork showing map & Empire State Building. New York, NY.Lobby artwork showing Empire State Building on map. New York, NY.
Dedication plaque in lobby of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Masonry plaque in lobby of Empire State Building. New York, NY.1328 Broadway & Herald Towers Apartments frame Empire State Building. New York, NY.
Dedication plaque in lobby of Empire State Building. New York, NY.Masonry plaque in lobby of Empire State Building. New York, NY.1328 Broadway & Herald Towers Apartments frame Empire State Building. New York, NY.

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