What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?

it was built on a wooden frame
it was built with no detailed plans
it was built quickly and under budget
it was built top to bottom
The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a sky­scraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the De­pres­sion, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the es­ti­mat­ed $43 million.

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it was built on a wooden frame
it was built with no detailed plans
it was built quickly and under budget
it was built top to bottom
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flagBelgium
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flagAustralia
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flagGermany
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flagSweden
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flagNew Zealand
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flagRussia
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flagSpain
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flagthe United Kingdom
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flagItaly
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flagUkraine
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flagthe United States
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flagRepublic of Ireland
9%
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18%
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flagMalaysia
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flagNorway
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flagCanada
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flagPoland
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flagthe Netherlands
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flagIndia
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flagUnknown
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flagFrance
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men35%
women34%
it was built on a wooden frame
13%
12%
it was built with no detailed plans
27%
22%
it was built quickly and under budget
35%
34%
it was built top to bottom
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