Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1992 - New York City Postcard - Empire State Building

In Postcards > New York Postcards > Show & Tell.
POSTCARDS - U.S & WORLD32 of 481992 - New York City Postcard - Statue of Liberty1995 - "California" Postcard
Love it
Like it

FrankiefigFrankiefig loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
BelltownBelltown loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
antiques-in-njantiques-in-nj loves this.
geo26egeo26e loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
pops52pops52 loves this.
valentino97valentino97 loves this.
See 8 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.

    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate

    Posted 8 years ago

    (2304 items)

    - (1992) New York City / Empire State Building postcard / unused
    - Printed by City Merchandise, 68 34th St., Brooklyn, New York
    - Card number CM92-24 / Photo © Alan Schein
    ** The Empire State Building is a 103-story skyscraper located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its antenna spire included, it stands a total of 1,454 ft (443.2 m) high. Its name is derived from the nickname for New York, the Empire State. It stood as the world's tallest building for nearly 40 years, from its completion in early 1931 until the topping out of the World Trade Center's North Tower in late 1970. Following the September 11 attacks in 2001, the Empire State Building was again the tallest building in New York (although it was no longer the tallest in the US or the world), until One World Trade Center reached a greater height on April 30, 2012. The Empire State Building is generally thought of as an American cultural icon. It is designed in the distinctive Art Deco style and has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers. This building was constructed in a mere 410 days. The project involved 3,400 workers, mostly immigrants from Europe, along with hundreds of Mohawk iron workers, many from the Kahnawake reserve near Montreal. According to official accounts, five workers died during the construction. The building and its street floor interior are designated landmarks of the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, and confirmed by the New York City Board of Estimate. It was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1986.

    New York Postcards
    See all
    Empire State Building, New York City, NY, Construction Info - Technical Postcard
    Empire State Building, New York Cit...
    Vintage Linen Postcard Lot Of 12 ~ Adirondack Mountains NY
    Vintage Linen Postcard Lot Of 12 ~ ...
    Orangeburg NY -BIRDSEYE OF ROCKLAND STATE HOSPITAL- Postcard Insane Asylum
    Orangeburg NY -BIRDSEYE OF ROCKLAND...
    Empire State Building, New York City, NY, Construction Info - Technical Postcard
    Empire State Building, New York Cit...
    See all

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.