Ford to Put Mustang Atop Empire State Building for 50th Anniversary
Now, to mark the Mustang's 50th anniversary — and because Ford apparently had so much fun ... displayed on the Empire State Building observation deck. The elevators used to transport the car pieces nearly 1000 feet up are just 36-inches wide.
Empire State Building Fast Facts
Facts: The Empire State Building took only one year ... From the 60-foot setback on the fifth floor, the building soars without a break to the 86th floor. Total Height: 1,454 feet (1,453 feet, 8 9/16th inches) or 443.2m to top of lightning rod.
1966 Ford Mustang Perched Atop Empire State Building
In the fall of 1965, Robert Leury, Vice President and General Manager of the Empire State Building, invited William Benton, the Ford Division Merchandising Manager, over for a quick meeting. With the Mustang ... was exactly ¼-inch too tall to fit through ...
Here's How Ford Chops Up A Mustang To Park On The Empire State Building
Back in 1965, Ford parked a Mustang convertible on the top of the Empire State ... many, many more little components. Why? The elevator that's taking the car to the 86th floor of what once was the world's tallest building has an entrance only 36 inches ...
A Tall Order: Serious Materials to Retrofit Empire State Building's Windows
which has devised a way to super-insulate the 6,514 double-hung windows in the Empire State Building and as much as quadruple their thermal performance -- an improvement that is expected to reduce energy costs by more than $400,000 a year. Johnson Controls ...