Empire State Building

June 10, 2013, 9am PDT
The Empire State Building's place in New York City's skyline is set to be challenged by several new residential towers, as the city experiences a height hysteria not seen since the heady days of the late 1920s.
The New York Times
April 30, 2012, 8am PDT
David W. Dunlap reports on the progress of 1 World Trade Center -- once known as the Freedom Tower -- which is expected to become New York's tallest building today.
The New York Times
November 17, 2011, 9am PST
In a paradox of green building practices, a new office building can't earn points for building bike facilities unless the storage room has showers and changing rooms, making the price pricier.
The New York Times - Commercial
October 9, 2010, 11am PDT
Nicolai Ouroussoff, The New York Times' architecture critic, argues that philistine planning decisions such as the one that restricted the height of Jean Nouvel's proposed tower last month, "risk transforming a living city into an urban mausoleum."
The New York Times
August 30, 2010, 1pm PDT
A controversial new skyscraper seen as a challenge to the historical skyline dominance of the Empire State Building has been approved in New York City.
The Architect's Newspaper
August 27, 2010, 9am PDT
A proposed tower that would be just blocks from the Empire State Building in New York City has some historians and property owners on the defensive.
The New York Times