Empire State Building to shine in split team colors honor Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl

December 29th, 2022

On Wednesday, Dec. 28, the Empire State Building will split its world-famous tower lights to shine for the University of Minnesota and Syracuse University in honor of the Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl. The north and south sides of the building will be lit in maroon and gold for the University of Minnesota, and the east and west sides will be lit in orange for Syracuse University.

At the end of the game, the Empire State Building will light in the winner’s colors for the remainder of the night. This year’s Pinstripe Bowl will be played on Thursday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. ET.

More information about the Bad Boy Mowers Pinstripe Bowl can be found online. Hi-res imagery of the tower lights can be downloaded here.

About the Empire State Building   

The Empire State Building, the “World's Most Famous Building," owned by Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (ESRT: NYSE), soars 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan from base to antenna. The $165 million reimagination of the Empire State Building Observatory Experience creates an all-new experience with a dedicated guest entrance, an interactive museum with nine galleries, and a redesigned 102nd Floor Observatory with floor-to-ceiling windows. The journey to the world-famous 86th Floor Observatory, the only 360-degree, open-air observatory with views of New York and beyond, orients visitors for their entire New York City experience and covers everything from the building's iconic history to its current place in pop-culture.  Learn more at www.esbnyc.com. Declared "America's Favorite Building" by the American Institute of Architects, the world's most popular travel destination by Uber, the #1 Attraction in the United States in Tripadvisor’s 2022 Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best, and the #1 New York City attraction by Lonely Planet, it welcomes more than 4 million annual visitors from around the world.     

Since 2011, the building has been fully powered by renewable wind electricity, and its many floors primarily house a diverse array of office tenants such as LinkedIn and Shutterstock, as well as retail options like STATE Grill and Bar, Tacombi and Starbucks. For more information and Observatory Experience tickets visit www.esbnyc.com or follow the building's Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Weibo, YouTube or TikTok.