Empire State Building turns orange

The Empire State Building, with 381 meter the tallest building in New York, bathed in an orange glow. Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima were in the lobby of the skyscraper the orange lights ignited the occasion of their visit to the city.

Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima were in the lobby of the skyscraper the orange lights ignited the occasion of their visit to the city.

The royal visit to the skyscraper was the end of a busy day of the royal couple in New York City. Willem-Alexander and Máxima are the entire week in the Big Apple to celebrate the VOC-four hundred years ago, Captain Henry Hudson in his ship the Halve Maen was anchored in Manhattan.

The Empire State Building was build in 1931 and was the tallest building in New York build untill the twin towers of the World Trade Center. Since the destruction of the Twin Towers on September 11, the Empire State Building is again the highest skyscraper in the city.

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