Empire State Building

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Around a dozen suicides have taken place here, plus an additional 14 died when a plane crashed into the building in 1945. People have witnessed a woman dressed in a 1940’s suit leap off of the building; it is said her husband died in World War II.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Geographic Information

350 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10118
United States

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40.748384, -73.98547919999999
New York County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Long Island City, NY (1.9 mi.)
Weehawken, NJ (2.3 mi.)
Hoboken, NJ (2.5 mi.)
New York City, NY (2.6 mi.)
Manhattan, NY (2.6 mi.)
Union City, NJ (2.9 mi.)
West New York, NJ (3.1 mi.)
Guttenberg, NJ (3.2 mi.)
North Bergen, NJ (4.1 mi.)
Fairview, NJ (4.5 mi.)


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