Empire State Building

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.
Jun 10, 2013   The New York Times
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.
Apr 30, 2012   The New York Times
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.
Nov 17, 2011   The New York Times - Commercial
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."
Oct 9, 2010   The New York Times
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.
Aug 30, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
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.
Aug 27, 2010   The New York Times