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Empire State Building To Shine In Celebration Of New York Cosmos’ 2016 Home Opener

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The Empire State Building is celebrating the New York Cosmos’ 2016 home opener by illuminating its world-famous tower lights in green on Wednesday, March 30.

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Manhattan, NY - March 30th, 2016 - The Empire State Building is celebrating the New York Cosmos’ 2016 home opener by illuminating its world-famous tower lights in green on Wednesday, March 30.
 
The Cosmos kick off their 2016 home season on Sunday, April 3 at 6:00 p.m. ET when they host the Ottawa Fury FC at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y. 
 
Founded in 1971, the Cosmos have won five Soccer Bowl trophies and brought some of the biggest names in world soccer to the U.S., including Pelé, Franz Beckenbauer, Giorgio Chinaglia and Carlos Alberto Torres.
 
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 official website.