Empire State Building CEO Busts a Classic Myth About the Skyscraper's Spire and Docking Blimps

The Empire State Building is perhaps the City's most iconic and famous building. As such, there are many myths that surround it, some true, others made up.

In this video from the Wall Street Journal, Chairman and CEO Anthony E. Malkin dispels on of the more popular myths about the building's spire.

A popular myth claims that the top of the Empire State Building was meant to serve as a docking station for dirigibles, but the building's owners say that the story is just hot air.

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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