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Why was the Empire State Building made of steel?
Strength--Steel is very strong Flexibility--Ability to flex in the wind Cost--Inexpensive and fast to build; prefab construction Concrete, a possible alternative, has less compressive strength than steel. The bottom support structure of the empire state building would consist of a large percentage of solid concrete simply to support the weight of the building.
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In which borough is the Empire State Building ?
the Empire State Building was made out of granite and Indian limestone. cool huh?
The original King Kong of 1933 used a model of the newly-completed Empire State Building for Kong to climb at the climax of the picture.
The frame is made from structural steel gridels, the outer structures external is lime stone panels. the foundation is reinforced concrete things by metal and iron. it i…s made out of glass,stone,chamfered corners,radio masts, steel mullions and flush windows. ah man i hate that miss lange
The Empire State Building is an office building. It is not equipped or zoned for residential use.
True Fact: William Frederick Lamb. He was in a competition making the Empire State Building the tallest building in the world.
It is called The Empire State Building because New York State's nickname is "The Empire State."
What would happen if you dropped a penny off the Empire State Building and it made it to the ground?
The penny would hit the ground. In all likelihood, neither the cement sidewalk nor the penny would be significantly damaged. The air resistance would slow the penny down too m…uch for it to cause damage. See the Related Question below for more information.
The Empire State Building is located in New York, NY. The state of New York is nicknamed the Empire State. New York The Empire State Building is in New York City, New York.
glass,stone,chamfered corner,radio mast, steel mullion,flush window
John J. Raskob and Alfred E. Smith were involved in building the Empire State Building during the time of the Great Depresison.
57,000 tons of steel