Archival Collections
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Empire State Building archive, 1930-1969 

Creator: 
Hine, Lewis Wickes, 1874-1940
Phys. Desc: 
15 cubic feet (15 cubic feet)
Location: 
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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Biographical Note

Construction on the Empire State Building was begun in March 1930 and was completed in May 1931. It was designed by Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon for their clients, Alfred E. Smith and Empire State, Inc.