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Which New York building was the tallest building in the world in 1940?



A. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
B. The Brooklyn Museum
C. The Flatiron Building
D. The Empire State Building

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Asked by Alfred Hook, Last updated: May 25, 2020

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C.Charlotte

C.Charlotte

Answered Feb 10, 2020

The Empire State building is a famous building for numerous reasons. It was built in record time during the depression, and it was the tallest building in the world for some time. It also personified a nation as a whole, which was rising from the ashes of the great depression. The building was built in a little over one year at the start of the 1930s.

It was the most popular tourist site for years until the Chrysler Building surpassed it. The Empire State building is a symbol of everything New York City is legendary for free-spirited, ambitious, unwavering passion and energy. The Empire State building has a special place in history, as it is one of the pieces of the heart of New York.

 

Amla Amelia

Amla Amelia

Answered Feb 07, 2020

The correct answer to this question is D, The Empire State Building. This building is located in New York City, and it is considered to be the tallest building in the entire city. The building was able to achieve this statistic because of how it was built.

The building has over 100 floors, and to get access to all of those floors, it has over 60 elevators. The building also includes many offices. Despite being built in 1940, the building has been able to stand the test of time and has become a tourist attraction for those who have visited New York.

 

f.Isabellai

F.Isabellai

Answered Sep 27, 2017

The Empire State Building is located in New York City. It is considered to be the tallest building in the city. It hasn’t always been the tallest, but it is now the tallest. Millions of people go to visit the Empire State Building. Also, many movies have used this building in their scenes. Probably, the most famous movie scene using this building would be King Kong.

While the enormous animal climbed the building shows how tall this building is. It was built many years ago, but it has withstood the test of time. The building has over 100 floors and has over 60 elevators. The building has many offices. Tours are given of this building to those millions of tourists who come to New York.

 

Alfred Hook

Alfred Hook

Answered Aug 29, 2017

The Empire State Building
 

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