"New York City: Lighting Up 'Way Up.' A striking silhouette atop the gigantic RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, New York, as workmen light their cigarettes at the end of a working day. The Empire State Building rises dramatically in the background.
Construction of the Empire State Building was one of the most remarkable feats of the century. It took only 410 days to build, by workers, many of them desperate for work at the height of the Depression 1931