The Empire State Building ist a skyscraper in Manhattan, New York. Without antennas he measures 381 meters and has over 102 stories. Its construction was extremely short, so that it was opened in 1931 after only one year of work. Until the opening of the World Trade Center it was not only New York's tallest building, but also the world's tallest one. After the 11th September 2001, where the World Trade Center was destroyed by a terror attack, and until the opening of the new World Trade Center it was again the tallest building of the city.
Until today the Empire State Building is known as "the" skyscraper and is strongly associated with Manhattan thanks to its appearance in numerous movies.