How High is the Empire State Building?

The Empire State Building is 381 meters (1,250 ft.) tall from the base to the roof; 373.2 meters (1,224 ft.) from the base to the top floor; and 448.7 meters (1,472 ft.) from the base to the antenna/spiral, and is a 102-story landmark Art Deco skyscraper in New York City at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. Its name is derived from the nickname for the state of New York. It stood as the world’s tallest building for more than forty years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center’s North Tower was completed in 1972.