USA

  • 1 World Trade Center in New York is the tallest building in the United States, measuring 541.3 meters tall.
  • The Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, in Chicago, Illinois is 442 meters tall.
  • The Burj Khalifa in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is the tallest completed building in the world and measures 828.14 meters.
  • The Abraj Al-Bait Tower, also known as Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, is the second tallest completed building in the world at 601 meters tall.
  • The Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai, China is 491.9 meters tall.
  • The International Commerce Center in Hong Kong is 484 meters tall.
  • The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are 452 meters tall.

New Building Takes US Tallest Building Title

Published November 12, 2013


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