LEGO Architecture: Empire State Building
The Empire State Building, located in New York City, New York, contains 102 stories and is 1,453 ft. tall with the tower. The model is 7'6" tall, consists of 12,200 pieces and took 100 hours to design and 150 hours to build.
Photo of LEGO Architecture exhibit by Wally Bahny for TechRepublic
I believe the open areas are actually parking. Odd, but there's parking spaces with cars in them all around the outside of the building. Not sure how they get up there, I always assumed some sort of elevator.