Empire State building is a steel frame 102-storey building completed in New York City in the year 1931. It was built with the height of 1,250 feet (381 m) and was the world’s first sky scraper with the greatest vertical dimension. It stood as the largest and highest structure in the world up to the year 1954. It stood as the world's tallest building for more than 40 years, from its completion in 1931 until construction of the World Trade Center's North Tower was completed in 1972. Following the destruction of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Empire State Building once again became the tallest building in New York City. The Empire State Building has been named by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. The building has an attractive lighting schedule to attract the tourist towards it. The building is decorated with glowing light of different color during the night. As being the independence day of America, the building glows yellow and it glows orange on all Sundays. This colorful appearance gives it an attractive visual effect.