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Empire State Building shows off new $165 million observatory

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People look at the south view in the 102nd floor Observatory of the Empire State Building, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
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The world-famous observatory atop the Empire State Building has a dizzying new look with floor-to-ceiling, 360-degree windows 102 floors above New York City.
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Visitors to the Empire State Building take a photo featuring an interactive King Kong exhibit, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.
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Visitors to the Empire State Building pass a scale model of the building as they begin their visit, in New York, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019.

NEW YORK — The observatory atop the Empire State Building has a dizzying new look with floor-to-ceiling, 360-degree windows 102 floors above New York City.

The remodeled observatory opens to the public Saturday. It was unveiled to the media Thursday.

More than 4 million annual visitors will get a bird’s-eye view of the city and nearby states.

The $58 cost to get to the observatory at 1,250 feet above Fifth Avenue has not changed.

The building also has remodeled its famous open-air observatory on the 86th floor.

The highest new perch also contains fresh exhibits on the way up. It was a four-year project costing $165 million.

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