TheOtherMisterP: Most of what I've read says this is a bad investment, but I don't care. I'll buy 10 symbolic shares.
Fissile: BTW, the new WTC tower looks like ass.
To The Escape Zeppelin!: Fissile: BTW, the new WTC tower looks like ass.At least it looks better than the old ones. Although that doesn't say much.
brap: While the deco details in the lobby and the observation tower are quite lovely, the actual floors where people have working offices tend to be really kind of claustrophobic and oddly built. That said, is still an amazing building.
mama2tnt: Pic caption: "A female passenger looks out at the Empire State Building and the New York City skyline while traveling over the 59th Street Bridge, circa 1940s."Time couldn't find a more recent photo to use? No one in New York has a camera?
Fissile: Since they had no computers when the building was designed, it was way overbuilt. I remember reading an engineering report post 9-11 where the engineer was comparing the construction style of the ESB to the WTC. According to this engineer who wrote the report, he doubts that a single 767 could have brought down the ESB.
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