Once upon a time I was in the very tip top of the ESB. The little dome with porthole windows. I did it with much fear as I hate heights and even more so when you add Elevators to the equation. !980 or 81
Aerial view of the Empire State Building (Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, 1931), in May, 1931. Photo: Unknown. Source: Ric Burns, James Sanders, Lisa Ades, “New York, an Illustrated History”. (New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1999).