24 Jaw-Dropping Photos Of The Construction Of The Empire State Building

 Built during the Great Depression, the Empire State Building took a little more than a year. The dangerous nature of constructing what was then the world’s tallest building can be seen in these photos from the New York Public Library’s collection.

For more pictures: http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/photos-from-the-construction-of-the-empire-state