Empire State Building 75 jaar

Tourists enjoy the 86th floor observation deck on the 75th birthday of the 102 story Empire State Building 01 May 2006 in New York City. First opened 01 May 1931, it took 3,400 ironworkers, stonemasons and other craftsmen over 7 million hours to build what was then the world's tallest skyscraper. Stephen Chernin/Getty Images/AFP == FOR NEWSPAPER & TV USE ONLY == AFP