HomeDiagramsDatabaseMapsForum
     

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Discussion Forums > Buildings & Architecture



Empire State Building in the SkyscraperPage Database

Building Data Page   • Comparison Diagram   • New York Skyscraper Diagram
New York Projects & Construction Forum
            
View Full Map

Reply

 
Thread Tools Display Modes
     
     
  #1401  
Old Posted Jan 9, 2019, 12:27 AM
SonnyinMiami's Avatar
SonnyinMiami SonnyinMiami is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 49
Just saw something on Twitter from the ESB Twitter account that their Halo lights will be shut down for the next few months. And that the 102nd floor observatory will be enveloped in a cocoon. I tried to find news about this on Google and didn't see anything. Does anyone know anything about this development with the ESB ??
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1402  
Old Posted Jan 9, 2019, 10:06 PM
NYCLuver's Avatar
NYCLuver NYCLuver is offline
Astorian
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: New York City
Posts: 754
Quote:
Originally Posted by SonnyinMiami View Post
Just saw something on Twitter from the ESB Twitter account that their Halo lights will be shut down for the next few months. And that the 102nd floor observatory will be enveloped in a cocoon. I tried to find news about this on Google and didn't see anything. Does anyone know anything about this development with the ESB ??
If you go back 2 pages, to Page 69, you will see some posts about the 102nd Floor Observatory being upgraded and changed.
__________________
New York City = My Home! :)
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1403  
Old Posted Jan 10, 2019, 3:19 AM
SonnyinMiami's Avatar
SonnyinMiami SonnyinMiami is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by NYCLuver View Post
If you go back 2 pages, to Page 69, you will see some posts about the 102nd Floor Observatory being upgraded and changed.
Thanks NYCLuver ..., will do
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1404  
Old Posted Feb 5, 2019, 2:53 PM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
Quote:
Originally Posted by NYguy View Post
About they spruced up a bit.


https://www.6sqft.com/empire-state-b...timate-selfie/

Empire State Building’s observation deck will feature a mounted camera for the ‘ultimate selfie’




FEBRUARY 5, 2018
BY DEVIN GANNON













http://nyrej.com/navillus-contractin...state-building

Navillus Contracting advances work in Empire State Building’s reimaging project

January 22, 2019


Quote:
Navillus Contracting, a New York City-based union construction company, is advancing multiple assignments as part of the Empire State Building’s fully reimagined observatory project, covering 75,000 s/f throughout.

Empire State Realty Trust, owner and manager of the Empire State Building, is overseeing the upgrade of the property. While this project is underway, the 86th floor observatory remains open with uninterrupted visitor traffic.

In August, Navillus completed the initial phase of its assignment with the opening of the Empire State Building’s new entrance at 20 West 34th St., which includes a detailed mosaic mural. The company is presently advancing a new phase of work focused on general trades and finishing carpentry work on other projects throughout the landmark.
Quote:
“Navillus takes pride in adding specialized value to many of New York City’s most beloved landmarks,” said Navillus president and founder Donal O’Sullivan. “The newly expanded entrance to the Empire State Building is facilitating the seamless flow of vast numbers of tenants and visitors in and out of this iconic structure.”

The enhanced entryway is dedicated to accommodating the 4.2 million guests visiting the building’s famed Observatory each year.

Skanska is serving as construction manager for the ReBuilding project, with Corgan Associates Architects providing architecture services.
__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1405  
Old Posted Feb 5, 2019, 3:11 PM
Skyguy_7's Avatar
Skyguy_7 Skyguy_7 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Chicago
Posts: 2,101
^I hadn't heard this. OUTSTANDING news! Completion date? I don't see it listed anywhere...
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1406  
Old Posted Feb 6, 2019, 5:58 PM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyguy_7 View Post
^I hadn't heard this. OUTSTANDING news! Completion date? I don't see it listed anywhere...
I'm not sure.
__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1407  
Old Posted Feb 6, 2019, 8:42 PM
NYCLuver's Avatar
NYCLuver NYCLuver is offline
Astorian
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: New York City
Posts: 754
Quote:
Originally Posted by Skyguy_7 View Post
^I hadn't heard this. OUTSTANDING news! Completion date? I don't see it listed anywhere...
The ESB Twitter page said that they said the 102 observatory would have its lights off or closed until June 2019.

https://twitter.com/EmpireStateBldg/...77084001009664
__________________
New York City = My Home! :)
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1408  
Old Posted Apr 6, 2019, 3:34 AM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1409  
Old Posted Apr 6, 2019, 6:54 AM
Amanita's Avatar
Amanita Amanita is offline
Crane Goddess
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 2,075
The skyscraper-cosplayer in me is kinda cringing at that Empire State Building headdress, it just looks awkward and top heavy.
__________________
"Build me to the heavens, and Life never stops"
"Live as if the world were as it should be, to show it what it can be"
-Angel
"Prayers are fleeting and wars are forgotten, but what is built endures"
-Ambassador DeLenn, Babylon 5
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1410  
Old Posted Apr 8, 2019, 2:10 AM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
Quote:
Originally Posted by Amanita View Post
The skyscraper-cosplayer in me is kinda cringing at that Empire State Building headdress, it just looks awkward and top heavy.
The ESB always has to be extra to beat the Chrysler...
__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1411  
Old Posted Apr 9, 2019, 12:56 AM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1412  
Old Posted Apr 10, 2019, 4:15 PM
NYguy's Avatar
NYguy NYguy is offline
New Yorker for life
 
Join Date: Jul 2001
Location: Borough of Jersey
Posts: 39,879
Not a proposal, but a vision, east 34th.


https://www.designboom.com/architect...ty-04-10-2019/


Quote:
having materialized as a result of economic growth, new york city’s skyline has become one of the most recognizable in the world, where skyscrapers rise tall and en masse,’ explains MAD architects. ‘located adjacent to the ’empire state building’ — which held the title of the world’s tallest building for almost 40 years — ‘east 34th’ is planted like a seed, sprouting within the grid, rising with a soft, undulating surface that suggests a more organic, living architecture.’









__________________
NEW YORK. World's capital.

“Office buildings are our factories – whether for tech, creative or traditional industries we must continue to grow our modern factories to create new jobs,” said United States Senator Chuck Schumer.
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1413  
Old Posted May 16, 2019, 5:07 AM
christophpl christophpl is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 52
This is the cocoon. I noticed that they started installing 4 weeks ago. i tried to find out in news with the keyword ''102 observatory renovation'' or ''cocoon Empire State'' but it was worthless, even in the ig page of ESB they seem to be witholding that information until it is finished but finally found why the cocoon was there. i really thought they were expanding the deck but it seems because of the landmark status the shape cant be altered so basically they removed the mooring points for the airship and increasing the size of the windows so they are floor to ceiling.
here you go a picture of the cocoon. by me
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1414  
Old Posted May 16, 2019, 5:04 PM
O-tacular's Avatar
O-tacular O-tacular is offline
Fake News
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Calgary
Posts: 16,725
..
__________________
Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. - Voltaire

https://clockzillakingoflaval.tumblr.com
Reply With Quote
     
     
  #1415  
Old Posted May 23, 2019, 1:38 PM
QUEENSNYMAN QUEENSNYMAN is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Queens, New York
Posts: 1,044
The King of All Buildings from The Top of The Rock shown in this latest video I took: BY QUEENSNY121: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LFB5McNX9Tw
Reply With Quote
     
     
End
 
 
Reply

Go Back   SkyscraperPage Forum > Discussion Forums > Buildings & Architecture
Forum Jump


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 8:38 AM.

     

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.