Ford Built A Mustang On Top Of The Empire State Building Last Night

It's been 50 years since Ford built the world-renowned 1965 Mustang and placed it high above Manhattan on the 86th floor of the Empire State Building. Last night, Ford came back with a bigger, yellower, all around more complicated car from 2015 and decided to recreate the famous stunt as a 50-year homage—only this… » 4/16/14 9:20am 4/16/14 9:20am

The Empire State Building Will Track Election Results In Bright, Shiny…

ABC and NBC News may have hijacked Times Square and Rockafeller Plaza's ice-rink, respectively, for tonight's presidential potato sack race. But CNN will actually project their real-time results where the whole city (and country) can see: the Empire State Building. » 11/06/12 2:54pm 11/06/12 2:54pm

Spectacular Lightning Strikes Empire State Building

A lightning just struck the antenna spire of the 102-story, 1,454-feet (443.2 meter) tall Empire State Building during a storm in New York today. As usual, the skyscraper didn't suffer any damage. » 6/22/12 3:13pm 6/22/12 3:13pm

12 Views from the Top

In honor of this week's shooting challenge, our friends at have put together a collection of spectacular scenes from very high places. Enjoy, just don't look down! » 6/24/11 4:00pm 6/24/11 4:00pm

The Empire State Building Was Struck by Lightning Three Times Last Night

Anyone who lives in New York—or just follows New Yorkers on Twitter—knows there was lots of thunder and lightning last night. For all of you who didn't see it, here's the Empire State Building, that indefatigable symbol of the Big Apple, getting shot with electricity three times during the storm. They say lightning… » 4/14/11 5:20am 4/14/11 5:20am

Empire State Building to Get New, Uglier Lights

The Empire State Building, whose lights change with the seasons (green and red for Christmas, green for St. Paddy's Day, etc), is getting an upgrade. Both Color Kinetics and Philips Electronics are competing for a new contract to install LEDs on the skyscraper, allowing for new colors and patterns to be shone on the… » 4/20/07 12:35pm 4/20/07 12:35pm