What, your city doesn’t have a skyscraper zeppelin port?
6 Landmarks That Are Secretly Awesome Transformers

#6. The Empire State Building Is Also a Blimp Docking Station
The above is a composite photo created in the 1930s to convey this totally sound and practical idea. In fact, this is the official purpose for that thing at the top: The Empire State Building’s famous spire was built as a mooring mast for zeppelins, and the 103rd floor was to serve as the landing platform.

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What, your city doesn’t have a skyscraper zeppelin port?

6 Landmarks That Are Secretly Awesome Transformers

#6. The Empire State Building Is Also a Blimp Docking Station

The above is a composite photo created in the 1930s to convey this totally sound and practical idea. In fact, this is the official purpose for that thing at the top: The Empire State Building’s famous spire was built as a mooring mast for zeppelins, and the 103rd floor was to serve as the landing platform.

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