This Day in History

On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building was dedicated, soaring above the New York City skyline as a stunning feat of architecture and engineering. Standing as the world’s tallest building at the time, it symbolized the boundless aspirations of the American spirit during the Great Depression. The building not only reshaped the physical landscape but also became an enduring symbol of human endeavor and resilience, inspiring awe and pride across generations.