Living in Akron,PA but always in a New York state of mind.
In 1966 they broke ground on the World Trade Center towers. Two or three stories went up weekly. The towers used 200,000 tons of steel. It opened on April 4,1973 and was destroyed during the September 11th attacks. At the time of their completion, the twin towers, 1 World Trade Center (North tower) at 1,368 feet, as well as 2 World Trade Center (South tower ) at 1,362 feet, were the tallest buildings in the world. World Trade Center towers 1966- 2001
The Empire state building own of the two most iconic buildings in the World
The Empire State Building is a 102-story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building was designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and built from 1930 to 1931. Its name is derived from "Empire State", the nickname of the state of New York
Construction started: March 17, 1930
Opened: April 11, 1931