On March 17, 1930, construction began on the Empire State Building in New York, N.Y. This ABC News story provides a photographic look at that historical event.
— Mark Doster (@MarkDoster) March 17, 2012
Construction of the Empire State Building began on March 17th, 1930
— Katie's ESB Project (@ESB_lights) March 17, 2012
There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building!
— Chris Arcillo (@ChrisArcillo) March 17, 2012