The Empire State Building is a famous skyscraper in New York. The building is located on Fifth Avenue, between 33rd and 34th Street in the district of Manhattan. It was constructed in only 18 months, between 1930 and 1931. After the destruction of the World Trade Center in the 11th September 2001 terrorist attack, the Empire State Building became once again New York’s tallest building.

With your purchase you receive the 3D building model of the Empire State Building as DAE, 3DS, C4D and SKP for immediate download. (see details)

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The Empire State Building

The Empire State Building

The Empire State building is the most iconic and well-known building in New York, famous for its  art deco style and height. It was built in less than 15 months, between March 1930 and May 1931, at a  rate of one floor per day, finally reaching 103 storeys to the roof when completed. The height of the  building, at 1250 feet (380m) to the roof and 1454 feet (443.2m) to the tip of the antenna, rendered  it the tallest building in the world at the time. Since the destruction of the world trade centre, it has  again become the tallest building in New York.

Designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmone, it was originally planned as a fifty-floor office building, but after many revisions to the design was changed to the towering skyscraper it became, in a bid for  creating the tallest building at the time. The site of the building, between 33rd and 34th street in  Lower Manhatton, was originally a farm before a hotel owned by the Astor family was built in the  late 1800s. This was demolished to make way for the Empire State. Named after the fond nickname  for New York, the building is at the heart of the city itself, always a popular tourist attraction  because of its 1920’s style and art deco flavour.

The 3D Model

This 3D model is available for immediate download from the website itself upon purchase. The model is of true colour, with simple but effective design that illustrates the architectural style of the building in full realistic form, featuring both textures and materials. The model is presented with both shadows and intricate precision when viewed from any angle. The 3D model itself is of polygonal geometry, allowing for quick rendering by a computer during use. The download price is reasonable and royalty free in most circumstances, for projects with no monetary gain by the consumer. The website also encourages sign up with an email address, with the chance to receive a money off voucher every week for those subscribed, with a discount or even a possible free download of up to 100% off the price!

Purchase of the 3D model comes with straightforward download in converted formats such as Cinema 4D 12, SketchUp, and Advanced Render, or exchange formats such as 3D Studio and Collada. The website has a handy file convertor if other file formats are required, which is free to use with purchase. This model would be a useful addition to any project concerning the Empire State building, or any iconic visual representation of New York.