EMPIRE
STATE
BUILDING

Location: New York, New York

Owner: Empire State Realty Trust

Certified: July 2011

Project Size: 2,248,355 ft²

Architect: Shreve, Lamb & Harmon

Energy Cost Savings: 

LEED Certification: Gold

Project Overview

The Empire State Building is a 102 story Art Deco skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Designed by Shreve, Lamb & Harmon and completed in 1931, the building has a roof height of 1,250 ft and stands a total of 1,454 ft tall, including its antenna. Its name is derived from "Empire State", the nickname of New York. As of 2017 the building is the 5th tallest completed skyscraper in the United States and the 28th tallest in the world. It is also the 6th tallest freestanding structure in the Americas.

Sustainability Features
  • 40% of total energy consumption is system-level metered

  • 50% sustainable purchasing of facility alterations and additions

  • 70% diversion of waste from facility alteration and additions

  • 67 Energy Star Performance Rating