illustration of the Empire State Building
The Empire State Building stamp art, 1998

Illustrator: Paul Calle

The Empire State Building is an iconic 102-story skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan. Opened in 1931, this building held the record as the tallest in the world for nearly 40 years until the topping of the World Trade Center’s North Tower in 1970.

Courtesy United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection