Empire State Building seen from Queens. 350 Fifth Ave corner of 34th St. It is without doubt one of the most important icons of the city of New York, especially when King Kong in 1933 jumped to the big screen above the building uploaded fighting against military aircraft. Building was completed in 1931 and was the tallest skyscraper in the world until 1972, which raised the Twin Towers. After the 11-S was once again the tallest building in the city with its 381 meters (443m counting the antenna) spread over 102 plants, although very far from the Burj Dubai tower in United Arab Emirates, which holds with 818 meters to 2009's record high. The Empire State Building was built between 1929 and 1931, the Great Depression. This unique New York building has 102 floors with a total of 381 meters. It has 1860 steps going up to floor 102, are very popular for the marathon that New Yorkers do, climb all the stairs of the building, which may take 30 minutes to two hours. Located on the corner of 5th Avenue and West 34th Street in Midtown area. Surpassed the Chrysler Building and became the symbol of U.S. power. This building, from its inception and was the protagonist of one of the greatest films of Hollywood, "King Kong." Since the attack on the Twin Towers in 2001, the building has again become the highest in New York, but in 2008 will be surpassed by the Freedom Tower.