How to Stress Out the Empire State Building
Apparently not as much as it ... than usual: the Empire State Building. If nothing else, an immense new tower nipping at the old icon’s heels from its proposed location near West 34th Street will rival the old in size. The height of a proposed tower ...
The Empire State Building: An Innovative Skyscraper
Although updates to the systems have been made over the years, many of the original features remain ... “In other words, the height, the beauty of the Empire State Building, rose out of strictly practical considerations.” The “organizational genius ...
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 ...
Mustang History: 1965 Mustang on Top of the Empire State Building
With the Mustang being the hottest selling car in the U.S. at the time the general manager of the Empire State ... the building on 33rd Street. It all ran smoothly until the crew discovered the steering column was one-quarter-inch too tall for the elevator.
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 ...