Empire State Building.

Title:

Empire State Building.

Format:

Postcards

Publisher:

New York: Offset Gravure Corp. Made in U.S.A.

Date:

ca. 1930

Street Address:

350 Fifth Avenue between 33rd and 34th Streets

Photographer/Artist:

Frank Hazell

Description:

This color postcard is an idealized drawing of the Empire State Building. At the base of the building are houses and tenements. Next to the building is a list of structures with the dates of when these buildings stood on the site before the Empire State Building was built in 1931. Designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon, the Empire State Building is 1,250 feet high and was once the tallest building in the world.

Subjects:

  • Empire State Building (New York, N.Y.)
  • Skyscrapers--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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