Empire State Building
American International Building
One Chase Manhattan Plaza
60 Wall Street
Three World Financial Center
Two World Financial Center
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In July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber flew into
the Empire State Building.
At about 10 A.M., the bomber hit the 79th floor, killing the three men aboard instantly. One of the two engines went through the building and out the other side, and through the
roof of a 20-story building on the other side of 34th Street, starting a fire.
Eyewitness reported they heard a b...
This building was constructed in the 50's, and seems like the Empire State building. But this building, of similar height, featured in past (1950's mid) the former TV Tupi. In these days, where has the TV Tupi transmitters, has a Brazilian flag (and sometimes Sao Paulo province flag).
40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...
The Chrysler Building in Manhattan, NYC. Designed by William Van Allen for Walter P. Chrysler and completed in 1930. It was the tallest building in the world for just a few short months until it was overtaken by The Empire State Building. The spire of the building, as well as the hood ornament gargoyles are made of German Nirosta metal. The lobby is made of Italian and South African marble and ...
The Hawaii State Capitol is the official statehouse or capitol building of Hawai‘i in the United States. From its chambers, the executive and legislative branches administer their duties in the governance of the state. The Hawaii State Legislature—composed of the twenty-five member Hawaii State Senate led by the President of the Senate and the fifty-one member Hawaii State House of Representati...
The only city in the world which served as capital of three different Empires: The Roman Empire (330-395), Byzantine Empire (395-1453) and the Ottoman Empire (1453-1923).
The Fall of Istanbul to Ottomans marked the end of Byzantine (Eastern Roman) Empire. Over the centuries Istanbul had been under siege many times, but this last successful one required moving 70 ships over land ...
The Short Empire was a medium range four engined monoplane passenger and mail carrying flying boat, of the 1930s and 1940s, that flew between Britain and the British colonies in Africa, Asia and Australia as well as providing service between Bermuda and New York City. It was manufactured by Short Brothers and was developed in parallel with the Sh...
The Shepherd's Bush Empire is a music venue in Shepherd's Bush in West London, England run by the Academy Music Group. It was built in 1903 and staged music hall entertainments such as variety performances and revues until the early 1950s. By then the popularity of these forms of entertainment was declining and in 1953 the Empire was sold to the BBC, which put it to use as a television studio...