Empire State Building

The Empire State Building at W 33rd and 5th Ave in Manhattan is the city's most famous landmark, and also the current headquarters of the New York Rangers superteam, on the 86th floor 1050 feet above the city. The top of the dirigible mast reaches 102 stories, 1472 feet high. The building weighs 70-80,000 tons. Five people died during its construction.

A B-25 crashed into the 79th floor on July 28, 1945 killing 14 people; one elevator plunged 1000 feet but the operator survived.