News for Feb. 07, 2007

Empire State Building tops public architecture poll

2/07/07, 2:10 pm EST - Xoanon

NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters Life!) - King Kong climbed it, thousands have proposed at the top of it, and its lights change color to match special events. On Wednesday, New York's Empire State Building, a 102-storey Art Deco skyscraper in the heart of New York City, added another award to a long list of accolades, topping a public poll of favorite architecture in the United States. The top 150 works across the United States were chosen from a preselected list of 248 structures in a poll conducted by market researcher Harris Interactive and the American Institute of Architects (AIA). [More]