Where Is the Empire State Building?

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Which of these facts are true?
It stands on what used to be a farm
About ten thousand people visit it every day
It was the world’s tallest building for over forty years

New York City boasts one of the most famous skylines in the world, and the Empire State Building is undeniably the focal point of this incredible view. At 102 stories, the structure was no small feat. In fact, its construction coincided with the onset of the Great Depression, and so progress was met with numerous setbacks. Still, because of the efficiency that went into the building’s development, it only took a year and forty-five days to complete! In this informative, easy-to-read account, Janet B. Pascal describes the rise of skyscrapers in the United States, the intricacies of the groundbreaking construction process, and the effect the iconic Empire State Building continues to have today.

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Collaborators: Janet B. Pascal (Author), Who Hq (Author), Daniel Colon (Illustrator)

Pages: 112

Type: Paperback

Dimensions: 0.3" H x 7.5" L x 5.3" W

Item Number: 9780448484266