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Empire State Building

Empire State Building Is Even More Green Than It Thought It'd Be

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2012 | New York

By Nick Zieminski NEW YORK, May 7 (Reuters) - An upgrade of New York's Empire State Building has reduced the skyscraper's energy use b...

One World Trade Center Becomes NYC's Tallest Skyscraper

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 06.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, claimed the title of N...

With An Asterisk, WTC Will Be Tallest Building In US

AP/The Huffington Post | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 06.29.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, can now claim the ti...

WATCH: 1 WTC Construction From Early Days To Now

Posted 04.26.2012 | New York

As 1 World Trade Center inches closer to replacing the Empire State as the tallest building in New York, a newly released time-lapse video documents t...

LOOK: 1 WTC To Surpass Empire State As Tallest Building In NYC Very Soon

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - One World Trade Center, being built at the site of the fallen twin towers, could surpass the Empire State Building a...

An Interview With Empire State Building's Anthony Malkin: Bike Racks and Showers Won't Change the World

Michael P. Owens | Posted 05.28.2012 | Green
Michael P. Owens

The Empire State Building has become an inspiration and model for energy efficiency retrofits around the world.

WATCH: 1 WTC Will Soon Surpass Empire State

Posted 03.19.2012 | New York

The most expensive building in the world will soon be taller than the Empire State Building. The New York Daily News recently got an exclusive look at...

Katherine Bindley

Why 4 Couples Spent Their Valentine's Day Atop The Empire State Building | Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.16.2012 | Weddings

What's more romantic than spending Valentine's Day at the Empire State Building a la "An Affair to Remember" or "Sleepless in Seattle"? How about gett...

Empire State Building Sees Its First Gay Marriage

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 04.15.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Two women who met as college students in Alaska and two men who met at a nightclub in Manhattan became the first same-sex couples Tue...

Owner Of New York Landmark Plans Towering IPO

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business

Soon investors can take after King Kong and grab a piece of the Empire State Building. The company that runs the Depression-era skyscraper, the talle...

Meet The Couples Who Will Say 'I Do' Atop The Empire State Building

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Hallett | Posted 09.05.2012 | Weddings

Would you let Facebook users help plan your Big Day? For the four couples who won celebrity event planner Colin Cowie's "Wings of Love" win-a-weddi...

Eleanor Goldberg

Firefighter Races Up Empire State In 50-Pound Gear For Cancer Research | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 02.10.2012 | Impact

After racing up the Empire State Building for charity while wearing 50 pounds of gear, Touche Howard dispelled his biggest fear -- that he would never...

PHOTOS: Race To The Top Of Empire State Building

AP | By DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A German runner has won an annual race up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building for a record seventh straight time. Stuttgart...

Building a More Sustainable Future

Neil Wagner | Posted 03.19.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

The inspiration for today's comic strip, is an Iowa-based manufacturer using European technology to take the stuff we ate out of yesterday and make the stuff we use to build the stuff we'll live in tomorrow.

Janell Ross

N.Y. Building Cleaners Poised to Strike | Janell Ross | Posted 12.28.2011 | Business

Workers who clean more than 1,500 buildings in New York -- including iconic facilities such as the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center and the T...

It's All About The View | CHARLES v. BAGLI | Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

The owners of the Empire State Building like to promote it as the most famous office building in the world. But the real moneymaker at the 102-stor...

A Huffington Post Guide To Family Vacations In The Northeast

The Huffington Post | Ed Condran | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in the Northeast can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, w...

Greening the Empire State Building

Ginna Kelly | Posted 09.29.2011 | Green
Ginna Kelly

Buildings in New York consume 80% of all energy. If you want to have a sound solution to the coal issue, you need to get serious about designing and running buildings very differently.

PHOTOS: The Life & Death Of Buildings

Andrew Burmon | Posted 09.27.2011 | Travel

The fact that the Empire State Building is one of the most photographed landmarks in the world is exactly the reason it is the last edifice that needs...

Bill Clinton: 14 Ways To Fix The Job Crisis

Newsweek | Bill Clinton | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Next week in Chicago, the Clinton Global Initiative will focus on America for the first time, inviting business and political leaders to make specific...

What I Wish Weiner Had Said Last Week When the Twitter Scandal Broke

Lev Raphael | Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Historic anniversary For The Empire State Building Post | Posted 07.01.2011 | New York - On this day in 1931, President Herbert Hoover officially dedicates New York City's Empire State Building, pressing a button from the Whi...

The China-Europe-America Smackdown

Terry Tamminen | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Terry Tamminen

America, it could be worse. We could be Europe. I mean, we're still mostly in the race with China -- in the past five years, they improved energy effi...

WATCH: Lightning Strikes The Empire State Building

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Well, at least it wasn't a blizzard! New York got its first severe thunderstorm of the season last night complete with high winds and driving rain...

The World's Toughest Trip? It's Trying to Go Home

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Peter Mandel

This is New York's Chelsea, the area where I grew up, and I am home for the first time in years. Maybe it's the strain of all this edgy art, but my neighborhood is more stressful than I remember.