Published: Feb 14, 2012 11:22 AM EST

New York, NY (AP) - Want to own an iconic part of the Big Apple? One day you could be the proud owner of part of the Empire State Building. The company that controls the building has filed to hold an initial public offering or IPO on the 81 year old skyscraper. That would allow people to invest in the property. The company estimates The Empire State Building is valued at two-point-five-billion-dollars.