Gedung Empire State
July 5, 2022
The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. This building has a peak height of 381 meters. If you combine the antenna towers, the height of this building reaches 443.2 m. Its name is taken from the nickname of New York, namely the Empire State. The Empire State Building had been the tallest building in the world for 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until the completion of the North Tower of the World Trade Center in 1972. After the September 11, 2001 attacks, the Empire State Building was again the tallest building in New York (not in New York). United States or the world). The Empire State Building again became the second tallest building in New York on April 30, 2012 after the new One World Trade Center beat its height. The Empire State Building is currently the third tallest completed skyscraper in the United States (after the Willis Tower and the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago) and the 22nd tallest in the world. It is also the fourth tallest freestanding structure in America. The Empire State Building has generally become a cultural icon of the United States. The building is designed in the Art Deco style and has been named one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The building and its downstairs interior are designated a landmark by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission and the New York City Board of Estimate. The building was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1986. In 2007, the Empire State Building was ranked number one on the AIA's list of favorite architecture in the United States. This building is owned by 2,800 investors who are members of Empire State Building Associates L.L.C. The Empire State Building is currently undergoing a $550 million renovation. $120 million of which is budgeted to transform the building into a more energy efficient and environmentally friendly building. Suits received a gold rating from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in September 2011, the Empire State Building became the tallest LEED-certified building in the United States.