When the Empire State Building was completed in 1931, it became the tallest skyscraper in the world. While it may no longer be the tallest, this massive but graceful Art Deco masterpiece remains unsurpassed as an icon of New York.
Eighty years ago, on Oct. 2, 1932, the New York Herald Tribune published the now iconic photograph of 11 ironworkers, casually dangling their feet hundreds of feet above 5th Avenue while breaking for lunch.
January 1, 2013 is the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Finally "Brooklyn's in the House" in efforts to bring the story of slavery in the United States to a broader public.