Vintage Photographs From 1930 Show Progression of Empire State Building Construction

Empire State Building, construction progress, 1930
Empire State Building, construction progress, 1930
Photo: r/nyc

This series of vintage photographs from 1930 shows the incredible speed at which the Empire State Building was erected. Construction started on March 17th, 1930, with the external structure completed by November 10th of the same year. The entire tower would open only a few months later, on April 11th, 1931.

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