New York, NY - May 20, 2016 - The Empire State Building, in partnership with FOX Sports, will celebrate Major League Soccer’s Rivalry Week match between New York City FC and the New York Red Bulls by illuminating its world-famous tower lights in the teams’ colors on Friday, May 20. The tower lights will be split with the East/West sides of the building lit in New York City FC blue and orange and North/South sides in New York Red Bulls red and white.
The match is set for Yankee Stadium on Saturday, May 21 at 3:00 p.m. ET and will be televised live on FOX.
About the Empire State Building:
Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan (from base to antenna), the Empire State Building, owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., is the “World’s Most Famous Building.” With new investments in energy efficiency, infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world.
The skyscraper’s robust broadcasting technology supports all major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America’s favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects, and the Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world’s most beloved attractions as the region’s #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit the here.