Empire State Building - Vintage Images



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An old postcard showing the Empire State Building one of the top tourist attractions in the world (Ewing Galloway / Acacia Card Company NY).


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Above, worker on Empire State Building, signaling the hookman in 1931 (photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine / NYPL). This Art Deco skyscraper was the tallest building in the world until 1970. It was constructed at dizzy speed by more than 3 thousand workers, some died during construction. As we can seen in the photograph, security was a luxury.


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Lecturer and visitors at the observation deck on the 86th-floor roof at a height of 320 meters. Photograph taken in 1936 (NYPL). Note: there was no protection in early times.


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Empire State Building at night. View from the World Trade Center during the 1980s. Photo by Carol Highsmith, source: Library of Congress.


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