Vintage Photograph Shows View Down From Top of Empire State Building in 1947

A view from Empie State Building - New York - 1947
A view from Empie State Building - New York - 1947
Photo: OldSchoolCool

This great vintage photograph from 1947 shows the view down from the top of the Empire State Building's 86th floor viewing platform. While the platform mostly looks the same today except for the addition of a protective fence, the surrounding midtown blocks have dramatically changed, as have the density of tourists:

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