Empire State Building Going Red and Yellow for China

The Empire State Building will be lit in red and yellow tomorrow and Thursday in honor of the 60th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China.

The iconic building is often illuminated to mark special occasions, but it’s usually for less controversial honorees. Last week, for instance, it was bright red–not for communism, but for Dorothy’s ruby red slippers, to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the The Wizard of Oz movie.