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Old Posted Jun 16, 2019, 10:42 PM
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Old Posted Jun 16, 2019, 11:05 PM
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It's historical integrity may well be threatened with many vastly inferior towers nearby.
Actually, increasing the height of the observatory windows could very well threaten National Register eligibility as well as local (i.e., de-listing)

That being said, The ridiculous amount of antennas that have been installed below the main antenna mast (and the change made to the base of the mast itself a couple years ago) have negatively impacted the ESB's historical integrity. There is no mitigation for those adverse effects on integrity other than removing them, which should be done considering the iconic status of this building.
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Great photos of the spire! How many REAL FLOORS (1 floor for every roof) there are after the 86th floors?
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Old Posted Jun 28, 2019, 4:26 AM
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I really wish the renovation would take all the added telecommunications junk off the top. There are so many tall buildings in New York, put that on One Vanderbuilt or Hudson Yards. Those newer buildings are no where near as beautiful and should have all the ugly antennas. I like the original look without the spire, and no communications equipment like in the King Kong.
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Actually, increasing the height of the observatory windows could very well threaten National Register eligibility as well as local (i.e., de-listing)

That being said, The ridiculous amount of antennas that have been installed below the main antenna mast (and the change made to the base of the mast itself a couple years ago) have negatively impacted the ESB's historical integrity. There is no mitigation for those adverse effects on integrity other than removing them, which should be done considering the iconic status of this building.
The Space Needle had to have a similar renovation approved by the Landmarks Commission of Seattle.
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Was asbestos in the construction of the Empire State Building.
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Old Posted Jul 9, 2019, 9:14 PM
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Found this thread because I was trying to look up what was going on with construction at the antenna.

The amount of antennas up there is getting insane. It's very noticeable now. It looks dystopian.
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