Empire State Building
- an office building in Manhattan(1), New York City, which for over 40 years after it was built (in 1931) was the tallest in the world. It is 1 250 feet (381 metres) high and has 102 floors.See also King Kong.
* * *Steel-framed 102-story building designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon Associates and completed in New York City in 1931.At a height of 1,250 ft (381 m), it surpassed the Chrysler Building to become the highest structure in the world (until 1954). It is notable for its use of the setback.
* * *steel-framed 102-story building completed in New York City in 1931. It rises to a height of 1,250 feet (381 m) and was the first skyscraper of such great vertical dimension. It was the highest structure in the world until 1954. A 222-foot (68-metre) television antenna mast, added in 1950, increased its total height to 1,472 feet (449 m); the height was reduced to 1,454 feet (443 m) in 1985 when the old antenna was replaced. The building site is in midtown Manhattan, on Fifth Avenue at 34th Street.
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Empire State Building — Record height Tallest in the world from 1931 to 1972 … Wikipedia
Empire State Building — Localisation Coordonnées … Wikipédia en Français
Empire state building — Usage(s) Bureaux Localisation 350 Fifth Avenue New York (New York) … Wikipédia en Français
Empire State Building — Empire State Building … Deutsch Wikipedia
Empire State Building — Empire State Build|ing the Empire State Building a famous very tall office building in New York City, which has 102 floors. It was built in 1931, and for many years it was the tallest building in the world … Dictionary of contemporary English
Empire State Building — [ empaɪə steɪt bɪldɪȖ], bis 1970 das höchste Gebäude der Erde, 1931 von William Frederick Lamb in New York (Stadtteil Manhattan) erbaut; 381 m (mit Fernsehturm fast 449 m) hoch, 102 Stockwerke … Universal-Lexikon
Empire State Building — (izg. èmpajer stȇjt bȉlding) DEFINICIJA 1. zgrada visoka 381 m sa 102 kata u središtu New Yorka, sagrađena 1930/1931, do 1954. najviši neboder na svijetu; jedan od simbola i zaštitnih znakova New Yorka 2. općenito, pojam za neboder ETIMOLOGIJA… … Hrvatski jezični portal
Empire State Building — large landmark building in New York City which was built in 1930 and consists of 102 floors … English contemporary dictionary
Empire State Building — noun the tallest building in the world until 1974; built in New York City in 1930–31. 449 m … Australian English dictionary
Empire State Building — … Википедия