Empire State Building, 34th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Title:

Empire State Building, 34th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Format:

Prints

Publisher:

W.K. Oltar-Jefsky, Contemporary Babylon in Pencil Drawings (New York: Architectural Book Publishing Company Inc., 1933), n.p.

Date:

1932

Street Address:

34th Street and Fifth Avenue

Photographer/Artist:

W.K. Oltar-Jefsky

Description:

Drawing taken from the book "The Symbol of American Achievement." Upon the site of the historic old Waldorf Astoria, stands the Empire State Building, the highest structure in the world. Its tower designed as a mooring mast for airships is often concealed from the eye by low hanging clouds.

Subjects:

  • Buildings--New York (State)--New York.
  • Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
  • Office buildings--New York (State)--New York.
  • Thirty-fourth Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • Fifth Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
  • Midtown Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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