Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Empire State Building

The 102-storey skyscraper in New York. It remained the tallest skyscraper in the world for a record of 41 years, & was surpassed by the North Tower of the World Trade Center in 1972.

The building actually has its own zip code !!! & approximately 20,000 employees work in the building every day ........

The 86th floor observation deck offers a 360-degree views of the city, it's so dense looking down to the surrounding. The amazing thing is that it took us less than a minute to get up there smoothly.

The Statue of Liberty can be seen here, it was far out there, below my blog URL, you may be able to see it in the next picture with the zoom.

Hope you can see it, the tiny bit in the middle of the picture below :

& this is the lobby's entrance that features the building with an aluminum relief :

The building was featured in movies like King Kong, Independence Day, Sleepless in Seattle etc. This is definitely a must-visit building if you are going to New York :)


JennyHow said...

oh, nice view. i can feel how huge it is from your pics.

kuanhoong said...

Did you manage to see Superman? :-D

Debo Hobo said...

I love New York. It takes for ever to get to the top of the building via elevator or any other way for the matter. The building actual sways with the wind that is how tall it is and many times the top is hidding in the clouds. I love your phots they bting back great memories.

Anonymous said...

Nice images.. Hope to see your updated soon..

kayatan said...

Very well taken pics. U must have good camera.
I think I need to buy a good camera, upgrade my computer first before I even think of getting my monster truck and RV :):).

BeeLee said...

Thanks Jenny :)

Hi KuanHoong :
Still not high enough to see Superman, probably need to go to Dubai in 2009 to try my luck ;o)

Hi Debo :
Thanks for the comment :)

Hey Aloy :
Welcome to my blog :) You will see 1 or 2 updates on a weekly basis here :)

Hi Jami :
Are you back ? My camera wasn't a very good one at that time (2003), was a Canon PowerShot S400 with 4Megapixels.