A customer service representative at the Empire State Building said that everything was operating as normal, and the incident had no impact on its regular schedule. However, a spokesman for the Empire State Building declined to comment on any inquiries surrounding the incident. Dabaghi, 21, from Austin, Texas was an East Asian studies major and set to graduate next year. Police said he jumped from the building at about 6:15 p.m., plunging onto West 34th Street in front of a Bank of America building. Reports said the 86th floor was relatively quiet Tuesday evening due to the bad weather. More than 30 people have jumped to their deaths from the Empire State Building since it opened in 1931. -- Reported by Andrea Tse in New York Follow TheStreet.com on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.
NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Empire State Building's 86th floor observation deck will remain open from its regular hours of 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. Wednesday, a day after a man reported to be a Yale University student jumped to his death from the 86th floor Tuesday.