New World Trade Center Becomes New York City’s Tallest Skyscraper Monday; Compare to 21 Tallest in World

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The rebuilt World Trade Center becomes New York City’s tallest skyscraper on Monday. Workers will erect steel columns that will make its unfinished skeleton a little over 1,250 feet high, taller than the Empire State Building observation deck.

Compare to 21 Tallest Skyscrapers in the World

The world’s tallest buildings, according to EMPORIS …

Burj Khalifa … 2,717 ft in Dubai

Makkah Clock Royal Tower … 1,972 ft in Makkah

Taipei 101 … 1,671 ft in Taipei

Shanghai World Financial Center … 1,614 ft in Shanghai

International Commerce Centre … 1,588 ft in Hong Kong

Petronas Tower 1 … 1,483 ft in Kuala Lumpur
Petronas Tower 2 … 1,483 ft in Kuala Lumpur

Nanjing Greenland Financial Center … 1,476 ft in Nanjing

Willis Tower … 1,451 ft in Chicago

Kingkey Finance Tower … 1,449 ft in Shenzhen

Guangzhou International Finance Center … 1,435 ft in Guangzhou

Jin Mao Tower … 1,380 ft in Shanghai

Two International Finance Centre … 1,362 ft in Hong Kong

Trump International Hotel & Tower … 1,362 ft in Chicago

Princess Tower … 1,358 ft in Dubai

Al Hamra Tower … 1,352 ft Kuwait City

23 Marina … 1,296 ft in Dubai

CITIC Plaza … 1,283 ft in Guangzhou

Shun Hing Square … 1,260 ft in Shenzhen

The Domain … 1,253 ft in Abu Dhabi

Empire State Building … 1,250 ft in New York

Also in Chicago …
The Aon Center in Chicago is 1,136 ft
The John Hancock Center in Chicago is 1,128 ft

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