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Empire State Building New York

Construction started on the Empire State Building  in New York in 1929.

    • When completed in 1931, it would be the tallest building in the world, standing at 381m and would come to symbolize the modern New York.
    • To explore the significance of other great buildings and how buildings impact on people’s lives, follow the link.

Intriguing Connections

    1. It was only possible to build the Empire State building because of the invention of the lift………… see more amazing inventions in our theme Products of  The Times
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