By Jab

Birds & Water | Buildings | Earth & Science | Health | Human | Inventors | Money | Random | Technical

  • There’s 1,860 steps to the top of the Empire State Building.
  • The inscription on the tablet held by the Statue of Liberty reads “July 4, 1776” in Roman numerals.
  • The seven spikes atop the Statue of Liberty’s head represent the seven seas and seven continents of the world.
  • In 1885 the Home Insurance Company of Chicago was the tallest building in the world. It was only 9 stories tall.
  • The World Trade Center towers in New York City has two zip codes, 10047 and 10048, one for each building.
  • There are more than 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building.