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The Empire State Building is a 102-story skyscraper which is located in Midtown, Manhattan, New York City. The building completed in May 1, 1931, stood as the world's tallest building for nearly 40 years. Check out 8 lesser known facts about one of the United States’ most iconic skyscrapers.

1. While standing on the top of the building, you can see five states - New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Massachusetts.

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2. The building has 6,514 windows, 102 floors and 73 elevators.

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3. Almost 3400 workers constructed the Empire State Building in 1 year 45 days.

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4. The Empire State Building was the first man made structure to have more than 100 floors.

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5. It is said that the building makes more money from tickets sales than it does from renting office space.

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6. The building has its own zip code - 10118 because it is home to so many businesses.

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7. According to researchers, it is the most photographed building in the world.

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8. Popular movies and TV shows like - Looney Tunes, Tom and Jerry, Step Up 3D, Superman II, King Kong and many more were shot here.

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