In Midtown Manhattan, New York City, there is a 102 story Art Deco skyscraper called The Empire State Building. Shreve, Lamb & Harmon designed the structure, which was constructed between 1930 and 1931. The nickname for the state of New York, "Empire State," is where the phrase "Empire State" comes from.
The facade employs 200,000 cubic feet (5,700 m3) of limestone and granite, ten million bricks, and 730 short tonnes (650 long tonnes) of aluminium and stainless steel, according to official fact sheets. On 33rd and 34th Streets, there are two entrances each, and modern stainless steel canopies are protruding from the doors. The side doors from 33rd and 34th Street lead to two-story high corridors encircling the elevator core, which are traversed by bridges at the mezzanine floor made of stainless steel and glass. The use of stainless steel frames for the windows prevented the requirement for a stone finish around them, saving money.
The iconic 1933 movie ‘King Kong’ also made the Empire State Building world renowned. Kong scales the Empire State Building in the movie. He gets assaulted by four biplanes at the top of it. After taking out one, Kong is ultimately killed by their bullets and falls to the ground. According to Rotten Tomatoes, King Kong is the best horror movie of all time and the 56th best movie of all time.
Our stainless steel sinks, bowls, drinking fountains would be perfect for a building like the Empire State Building, but we’ll finish with a terrible joke…Do you know why King Kong climbed the Empire State Building? Well... he had a plane to catch!