The Empire State Building got it's name from the nickname of New York, the Empire State. It was the tallest building in the world from 1931 - 1970, until the World Trade Center surpassed it. NYCwebstore.com carries a wide range of Empire State Building gifts and souvenirs. We have statues ranging from 4 inches to 50 inches. We also carry a range of Christmas ornaments featuring the iconic building, from glass to porcelain, to metal, to polyresin. We also carry Empire note cards, frames, and apparel including t-shirts, sweatshirts, long sleeve tees, all featuring the Empire State Building which has been named one of the 7 modern wonders of the world.