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New York’s Empire State Building had a quiet and rainy birthday May 1, with tourists trickling into the building that was built 85 years ago.
Doormen warned visitors there was little to be seen from the observation deck on the 102nd floor, though. The rain had washed away visibility.
[caption id="attachment_16185" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Photo: Noreyana Fernando/NYCityLens (2016)[/caption]
Hundreds of tourists from around the world and the United States visit the landmark each year. It is iconic and one of the first things people think of when they think about New York. It has been featured in popular movies, like “King Kong,”
New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a power player in New York City politics for decades, was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison Tuesday after being convicted for fraud, extortion and money laundering in November.