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Encyclopedia > List of skyscrapers
Taipei 101, the world's tallest building since its completion in 2004, is located in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan).
Taipei 101, the world's tallest building since its completion in 2004, is located in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan).
Base storeys of Taipei 101.
Base storeys of Taipei 101.

These are lists of skyscrapers, ranked by: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (475x1000, 101 KB) Description: Taipei 101, the highest building in the world today/ photo took by Peter Schlüter, 2004 Source: Deutsch Wiki http://de. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (475x1000, 101 KB) Description: Taipei 101, the highest building in the world today/ photo took by Peter Schlüter, 2004 Source: Deutsch Wiki http://de. ... , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: TáibÄ›i YÄ«língyÄ«; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... For many millennia the record holder for worlds tallest structure was clearly defined (see table below. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 202 KB) Summary Taipei 101, Taiwan Pictures from: snowwolf Posted with permission. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1024x768, 202 KB) Summary Taipei 101, Taiwan Pictures from: snowwolf Posted with permission. ... , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: TáibÄ›i YÄ«língyÄ«; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... Taipei 101, the worlds tallest building since its completion in 2004, is located in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan). ...

  • structural height (vertical elevation from the base to the highest architectural or integral structural element of the building). The list is maintained by Emporis.
  • highest point on the building (source unknown)

Only buildings with continuous occupiable floors (high-rise buildings) are included. The lists include completed buildings, as well as buildings which have been topped out but are not yet complete. Emporis is a real estate data company with headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. ... High-rise is a 1975 novel by J. G. Ballard. ...

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Ranking criteria and its alternatives

Emporis ranks the buildings by highest architectural structural element, which means [1]: Emporis is a real estate data company with headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany. ...

  • height of spire, statues (or any other architecturally integral element) count towards the height of the building
  • height of antenna, flagpole (or other detail not classified as architecturally integral element) does not count towards the height of the building
  • roof height is only relevant if no higher architecturally integral element is present
A comparison of Sears Tower (#4) Taipei 101 (#1) Petronas Towers (#2-3) Empire State Building (#10)
A comparison of
Sears Tower (#4)
Taipei 101 (#1)
Petronas Towers (#2-3)
Empire State Building (#10)

This naturally hurts the rankings of buildings without spires, or with antennas instead of spires. The most famous such discrepancy is that Malaysian Petronas Towers (with spire on top) is ranked higher than the US Sears Tower (with antenna on top) despite having lower roof and lower highest point (of spire/antenna). Image File history File links Download high resolution version (820x650, 4 KB)A scale diagram of 5 skyscrapers made using data from public-domain sources This diagram shows height to tip of the tallest structural elements in each building. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (820x650, 4 KB)A scale diagram of 5 skyscrapers made using data from public-domain sources This diagram shows height to tip of the tallest structural elements in each building. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ... , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: Táiběi Yīlíngyī; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, declared by the ASCE to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ...


Alternative lists of high buildings are maintained by nongovernmental US organization Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. These lists, first defined and compiled in 1996 as a response to the dispute as to whether the Petronas Towers or the Sears Tower was taller, rank buildings in four categories: height of structural or architectural top; height of highest occupied floor; height to the top of roof; height to top of any part of the building. Currently Taipei 101 tops all categories except highest point, where the Sears Tower is highest. The Council on Tall buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) was founded at Lehigh University in 1969. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ... , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: Táiběi Yīlíngyī; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ...




Highest skyscrapers by architectural detail (top 200)

Rank Building City Country Height Floors Built
1 Taipei 101 Taipei Republic of China ( Taiwan ) 509 m 1,671 ft 101 2004
2 Petronas Tower 1 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
2 Petronas Tower 2 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
4 Sears Tower Chicago United States 442 m 1,451 ft 108 1974
5 Jin Mao Tower Shanghai People's Republic of China 421 m 1,380 ft 88 1998
6 Two International Finance Centre Hong Kong People's Republic of China 415 m 1,362 ft 88 2003
7 CITIC Plaza Guangzhou People's Republic of China 391 m 1,283 ft 80 1997
8 Shun Hing Square Shenzhen People's Republic of China 384 m 1,260 ft 69 1996
9 Empire State Building New York City United States 381 m 1,250 ft 102 1931
10 Central Plaza Hong Kong People's Republic of China 374 m 1,227 ft 78 1992
11 Bank of China Tower Hong Kong People's Republic of China 367 m 1,205 ft 72 1990
12 Emirates Office Tower Dubai United Arab Emirates 355 m 1,163 ft 54 2000
13 Tuntex Sky Tower Kaohsiung Republic of China ( Taiwan ) 348 m 1,140 ft 85 1997
14 Aon Center Chicago United States 346 m 1,136 ft 83 1973
15 The Centre Hong Kong People's Republic of China 346 m 1,135 ft 73 1998
16 John Hancock Center Chicago United States 344 m 1,127 ft 100 1969
17 Shimao International Plaza Shanghai People's Republic of China 333 m 1,093 ft 60 2006
18 Minsheng Bank Building Wuhan People's Republic of China 331 m 1,087 ft 68 2006
19 Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang North Korea 330 m 1,083 ft 105 1992
20 Q1 Gold Coast Australia 323 m 1,058 ft 78 2005
21 Burj Al Arab Dubai United Arab Emirates 321 m 1,053 ft 60 1999
22 Chrysler Building New York City United States 319 m 1,046 ft 77 1930
23 Nina Tower I Hong Kong People's Republic of China 319 m 1,046 ft 80 2006
24 Bank of America Plaza Atlanta United States 312 m 1,023 ft 55 1992
25 US Bank Tower Los Angeles United States 310 m 1,018 ft 73 1990
26 Menara Telekom Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 310 m 1,017 ft 55 2001
27 Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel Dubai United Arab Emirates 309 m 1,014 ft 56 2000
28 AT&T Corporate Center Chicago United States 307 m 1,007 ft 60 1989
29 JPMorgan Chase Tower Houston United States 305 m 1,002 ft 75 1982
30 Baiyoke Tower II Bangkok Thailand 304 m 997 ft 85 1997
31 Two Prudential Plaza Chicago United States 303 m 995 ft 64 1990
32 Kingdom Centre Riyadh Saudi Arabia 302 m 992 ft 41 2002
33 First Canadian Place Toronto Canada 298 m 978 ft 72 1976
34 Eureka Tower Melbourne Australia 297 m 975 ft 91 2006
35 Yokohama Landmark Tower Yokohama Japan 296 m 972 ft 70 1993
36 Wells Fargo Plaza Houston United States 296 m 972 ft 71 1983
37 311 South Wacker Drive Chicago United States 293 m 961 ft 65 1990
38 SEG Plaza Shenzhen People's Republic of China 292 m 957 ft 70 2000
39 American International Building New York City United States 290 m 952 ft 66 1932
40 Key Tower Cleveland United States 289 m 947 ft 57 1991
41 Plaza 66 Shanghai People's Republic of China 288 m 945 ft 66 2001
42 One Liberty Place Philadelphia United States 288 m 945 ft 61 1987
43 Columbia Center Seattle United States 285 m 937 ft 76 1985
44 Tomorrow Square Shanghai People's Republic of China 285 m 934 ft 55 2003
45 Chongqing World Trade Center Chongqing People's Republic of China 283 m 929 ft 60 2005
46 Cheung Kong Centre Hong Kong People's Republic of China 283 m 928 ft 62 1999
47 The Trump Building New York City United States 283 m 927 ft 70 1930
48 Bank of America Plaza Dallas United States 281 m 921 ft 72 1985
49 Republic Plaza Singapore Singapore 280 m 919 ft 66 1995
50 OUB Centre Singapore Singapore 280 m 919 ft 63 1986
51 UOB Plaza One Singapore Singapore 280 m 919 ft 66 1992
52 Citigroup Center New York City United States 279 m 915 ft 59 1977
53 Hong Kong New World Tower Shanghai People's Republic of China 278 m 913 ft 61 2002
54 Scotia Plaza Toronto Canada 275 m 902 ft 68 1988
55 Williams Tower Houston United States 275 m 901 ft 64 1983
56 Wuhan World Trade Tower Wuhan People's Republic of China 273 m 896 ft 58 1998
57 Renaissance Tower Dallas United States 270 m 886 ft 56 1974
58 Dapeng International Plaza Guangzhou People's Republic of China 269 m 884 ft 56 2004
59 21st Century Tower Dubai United Arab Emirates 269 m 883 ft 55 2003
60 Al Faisaliyah Center Riyadh Saudi Arabia 267 m 876 ft 30 2000
61 900 North Michigan Chicago United States 265 m 871 ft 66 1989
62 Bank of America Corporate Center Charlotte United States 265 m 871 ft 60 1992
63 SunTrust Plaza Atlanta United States 265 m 871 ft 60 1992
64 Bocom Financial Towers Shanghai People's Republic of China 265 m 869 ft 52 2002
65 Triumph-Palace Moscow Russia 264 m 866 ft 57 2005
66 120 Collins Street Melbourne Australia 264 m 866 ft 52 1991
67 Samsung Tower Palace 3 - Tower G Seoul South Korea 264 m 865 ft 73 2004
68 Trump World Tower New York City United States 262 m 861 ft 72 2001
69 Shenzhen Special Zone Press Tower Shenzhen People's Republic of China 262 m 860 ft 48 1998
70 Water Tower Place Chicago United States 262 m 859 ft 74 1976
71 Grand Gateway Shanghai I Shanghai People's Republic of China 262 m 859 ft 52 2005
71 Grand Gateway Shanghai II Shanghai People's Republic of China 262 m 859 ft 52 2005
73 Aon Center Los Angeles United States 262 m 858 ft 62 1973
74 TD Canada Trust Tower Toronto Canada 261 m 856 ft 53 1990
75 101 Collins Street Melbourne Australia 260m 853 ft 50 1991
76 Post & Telecommunication Hub Guangzhou People's Republic of China 260 m 853 ft 66 2003
77 Transamerica Pyramid San Francisco United States 260 m 853 ft 48 1972
78 Chase Tower Chicago United States 259 m 850 ft 60 1969
79 GE Building New York City United States 259 m 850 ft 69 1933
80 Commerzbank Tower Frankfurt Germany 259 m 850 ft 56 1997
81 PBCOM Tower Makati Philippines 259 m 848 ft 55 2000
82 Two Liberty Place Philadelphia United States 258 m 848 ft 58 1990
83 Park Tower Chicago United States 257 m 844 ft 67 2000
84 MesseTurm Frankfurt Germany 257 m 842 ft 55 1990
85 U.S. Steel Tower Pittsburgh United States 256 m 841 ft 64 1970
86 Sorrento 1 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 256 m 841 ft 75 2003
87 Mok-dong Hyperion I Tower Seoul South Korea 256 m 840 ft 69 2003
88 Rinku Gate Tower Building Izumisano Japan 256 m 840 ft 56 1996
89 New Century Plaza Tower A Nanjing People's Republic of China 255 m 837 ft 48 2006
90 Langham Place Office Tower Hong Kong People's Republic of China 255 m 837 ft 59 2004
91 The Harbourside Hong Kong People's Republic of China 255 m 837 ft 75 2003
92 Capital Tower Singapore Singapore 254 m 833 ft 52 2000
93 Highcliff Hong Kong People's Republic of China 252 m 828 ft 72 2003
94 Bank of Shanghai Headquarters Shanghai People's Republic of China 252 m 827 ft 42 2005
95 Osaka World Trade Center Building Osaka Japan 252 m 827 ft 55 1995
96 Rialto Towers Melbourne Australia 251 m 824 ft 63 1986
97 Jiali Plaza Wuhan People's Republic of China 251 m 823 ft 61 1997
98 Chelsea Tower Dubai United Arab Emirates 250 m 820 ft 49 2005
99 Wisma 46 Jakarta Indonesia 250 m 820 ft 48 1996
100 One Atlantic Center Atlanta United States 250 m 820 ft 50 1987
101 Beijing Yintai Centre Tower 2 Beijing People's Republic of China 250 m 820 ft 63 2007
102 KLI 63 Building Seoul South Korea 249 m 817 ft 60 1985
103 Central Park Perth Australia 249 m 817 ft 52 1992
104 CitySpire Centre New York City United States 248 m 814 ft 75 1989
105 Hangzhou No.2 Telecom Hub Hangzhou People's Republic of China 248 m 814 ft 41 2003
106 One Chase Manhattan Plaza New York City United States 248 m 813 ft 60 1961
107 State Tower Bangkok Thailand 247 m 811 ft 68 2001
108 Chase Tower Indianapolis United States 247 m 811 ft 49 1990
109 Conde Nast Building New York City United States 247 m 809 ft 48 1999
110 MetLife Building New York City United States 246 m 808 ft 60 1963
111 Bloomberg Tower New York City United States 246 m 806 ft 54 2005
112 One Raffles Quay North Tower Singapore Singapore 245 m 804 ft 50 2006
113 JR Central Office Tower Nagoya Japan 245 m 804 ft 51 2000
114 Shin Kong Life Tower Taipei Republic of China ( Taiwan ) 245 m 803 ft 51 1993
115 City Gate Ramat Gan Israel 244 m 801 ft 68 2001
116 Chifley Tower Sydney Australia 244 m 801 ft 50 1992
117 Menara Maybank Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 244 m 799 ft 50 1988
118 Tokyo City Hall, Tower I Tokyo Japan 243 m 799 ft 48 1991
119 Citigroup Centre Sydney Australia 243 m 797 ft 50 2000
120 The Tower Dubai United Arab Emirates 243 m 796 ft 54 2002
121 Dalian World Trade Center Dalian People's Republic of China 242 m 794 ft 50 2000
122 Mellon Bank Center Philadelphia United States 241 m 792 ft 54 1990
123 Woolworth Building New York City United States 241 m 792 ft 57 1913
124 IDS Tower Minneapolis United States 241 m 792 ft 55 2002
125 Maxdo Centre Shanghai People's Republic of China 241 m 792 ft 55 2002
126 Bank of China Mansion Qingdao People's Republic of China 241 m 791 ft 54 1999
127 John Hancock Tower Boston United States 241 m 790 ft 60 1976
128 Four Seasons Hotel & Tower Miami United States 240 m 789 ft 64 2003
129 Manulife Plaza Hong Kong People's Republic of China 240 m 789 ft 52 1998
130 Panglin Plaza Shenzhen People's Republic of China 240 m 787 ft 57 1999
131 Moscow State University Moscow Russia 240 m 787 ft 36 1953
132 NTT DoCoMo Yoyogi Building Tokyo Japan 240 m 787 ft 28 2000
133 Sunshine 60 Building Tokyo Japan 240 m 787 ft 60 1978
134 Bank One Center Dallas United States 240 m 787 ft 60 1987
135 Mok-dong Hyperion I Tower Seoul South Korea 239 m 785 ft 63 2003
136 Commerce Court West Toronto Canada 239 m 784 ft 57 1972
137 Deutsche Bank Place Sydney Australia 239 m 784 ft 39 2005
138 Roppongi Hills Mori Tower Tokyo Japan 238 m 781 ft 54 2003
139 30 Hudson Street Jersey City United States 238 m 781 ft 42 2004
140 Empire Tower Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 238 m 781 ft 62 1994
141 Tianjin Xinda Plaza Tianjin People's Republic of China 238 m 781 ft 51 2004
142 Bank of America Center Houston United States 238 m 780 ft 56 1983
143 Bank of America Center San Francisco United States 237 m 779 ft 52 1969
144 One Worldwide Plaza New York City United States 237 m 778 ft 50 1989
145 225 South Sixth Minneapolis United States 237 m 776 ft 56 1992
146 Wells Fargo Center Minneapolis United States 235 m 773 ft 57 1988
147 Sorrento 2 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 236 m 773 ft 66 2003
148 Washington Mutual Tower Seattle United States 235 m 772 ft 55 1988
149 One Canada Square London UK 235 m 771 ft 50 1991
150 191 Peachtree Tower Atlanta United States 235 m 770 ft 50 1990
151 Temasek Tower Singapore Singapore 235 m 770 ft 52 1986
152 Tokyo Opera City Tower Tokyo Japan 234 m 768 ft 54 1997
153 Tower Palace One, Tower B Seoul South Korea 234 m 767 ft 66 2002
154 Three First National Plaza Chicago United States 234 m 767 ft 57 1981
155 Wachovia Financial Center Miami United States 233 m 764 ft 55 1984
156 The Harbourfront Landmark Hong Kong People's Republic of China 233 m 763 ft 70 2001
157 Shinjuku Park Tower Tokyo Japan 233 m 763 ft 52 1994
158 International Ocean Shipping Building Shanghai People's Republic of China 232 m 762 ft 50 2000
159 Heritage Plaza Houston United States 232 m 762 ft 53 1987
160 Suzhou Xindi Center Suzhou People's Republic of China 232 m 761 ft 54 2006
161 Menara KOMTAR Penang Malaysia 232 m 760 ft 65 1985
162 The Arch Hong Kong People's Republic of China 231 m 758 ft 65 2005
163 Carnegie Hall Tower New York City United States 231 m 757 ft 60 1991
164 Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw Poland 231 m 757 ft 33 1955
165 Chicago Title and Trust Building Chicago United States 230 m 756 ft 50 1992
166 1100 Louisiana Houston United States 230 m 756 ft 55 1980
167 Bear Stearns World Headquarters New York City United States 230 m 755 ft 47 2001
168 World Tower Sydney Australia 230 m 755 ft 73 2004
169 AXA Center New York City United States 229 m 752 ft 54 1986
170 1251 Avenue of the Americas New York City United States 229 m 750 ft 54 1971
171 One Penn Plaza New York City United States 229 m 750 ft 57 1972
172 Two California Plaza Los Angeles United States 229 m 750 ft 52 1992
173 Prudential Tower Boston United States 229 m 750 ft 52 1964
174 Time Warner Center North Tower New York City United States 229 m 750 ft 55 2004
175 Time Warner Center South Tower New York City United States 229 m 750 ft 55 2004
176 Gas Company Tower Los Angeles United States 228 m 749 ft 52 1991
177 Golden Business Center Shenzhen People's Republic of China 228 m 748 ft 50 2004
178 MLC Centre Sydney Australia 228 m 748 ft 60 1977
179 Cosco Tower Hong Kong People's Republic of China 228 m 748 ft 53 1998
180 Trade Tower Seoul South Korea 228 m 748 ft 54 1988
181 RSA Battlehouse Tower Mobile, Alabama United States 227 m 745 ft 35 2007
182 60 Wall Street New York City United States 227 m 745 ft 55 1989
183 One Astor Plaza New York City United States 227 m 745 ft 54 1972
184 Governor Phillip Tower Sydney Australia 227 m 745 ft 54 1993
185 Empire Tower 1 Bangkok Thailand 227 m 744 ft 62 1999
186 The Belcher's Tower 5 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 227 m 744 ft 61 2001
187 The Belcher's Tower 6 Hong Kong People's Republic of China 227 m 744 ft 61 2001
188 One Liberty Plaza New York City United States 226 m 743 ft 54 1973
189 JR Central Hotel Tower Nagoya Japan 226 m 741 ft 53 2000
190 Swissôtel The Stamford Singapore Singapore 226 m 741 ft 73 1986
191 Bank of China Tower Shanghai People's Republic of China 226 m 741 ft 53 2000
192 20 Exchange Place New York City United States 226 m 741 ft 57 1931
193 Centerpoint Energy Plaza Houston United States 226 m 741 ft 47 1974
194 Seven World Trade Center New York City United States 226 m 741 ft 49 2006
195 Two Union Square Seattle United States 226 m 740 ft 56 1989
196 Bell Atlantic Tower Philadelphia United States 225 m 739 ft 55 1991
197 Three World Financial Center New York City United States 225 m 739 ft 51 1986
198 Shenzhen World Trade Center Shenzhen People's Republic of China 225 m 738 ft 50 2001
199 Shinjuku Mitsui Building Tokyo Japan 225 m 738 ft 55 1974
200 Torre Mayor Mexico City Mexico 225 m 738 ft 55 2003

(Note: Destroyed buildings not included, notably the World Trade Center which would be in the top 10) Adapted from [2] , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: TáibÄ›i YÄ«língyÄ«; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... The PETRONAS Towers The PETRONAS Twin Towers at night The PETRONAS Towers, (or PETRONAS Twin Towers) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were at one time the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... The PETRONAS Towers The PETRONAS Twin Towers at night The PETRONAS Towers, (or PETRONAS Twin Towers) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were at one time the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Jin Mao Building as seen from the Bund The Jin Mao Building is a high-rise building in the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Two IFC International Finance Centre (IFC) is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kongs Central District. ... CITIC Plaza is an 80-story high-rise building or skyscraper built in Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... Shun Hing Square Shun Hing Square (信兴广场) is a tall high-rise building or skyscraper in Shenzhen, China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, declared by the ASCE to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (tallest as of 2001) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2. ... BOC Tower at night The Bank of China Tower (short: BOC Tower; 中銀大廈) is a huge skyscraper in Central, Hong Kong. ... The Emirates Office Tower is a 54 floor office building in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... Tuntex Sky Tower at night Lantern Festival at Tuntex Sky Tower, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower , 85 SKYTOWER (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower), is a 85-floor skyscraper located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. ... Abbreviation: Kaohsiung (高雄) City nickname: The Harbor City Capital District Linya Dist. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... The Aon Center in downtown Chicago, Illinois Aon Center The Aon Center (200 East Randolph Street) in Chicago, Illinois was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone and completed in 1972. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... A screen showing financial news at The Center, an office complex in Central. ... building_name = John Hancock Center| image = | built = 1965-1969| use = mixed use| location = Chicago, USA| roof = 343. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Shimao International Plaza is a 333 m 60 storey office tower in Shanghai, China and completed in 2005. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Minsheng Bank Building (also known as Wuhan International Securities Building) is a 331. ... Location within China Modern and ancient Wuhan (Simplified Chinese: 武汉; Traditional Chinese: 武漢; Pinyin: WÇ”hàn) is the capital of Hubei province, and is the most populous city in central China. ... , Ryugyong Hotel (at right), towering above Pyongyang The Ryugyong Hotel (or Ryu-Gyong Hotel) is a towering, empty concrete shell intended for use as a hotel in Sojang-dong, in the Potong-gang District of Pyongyang, North Korea. ... Pyongyang (평양 / 平壤) is the capital city of North Korea, located in the bottom third (almost direct center) of the country, situated on the Taedong River. ... Q1 (meaning Queensland Number One) is the worlds tallest residential tower, when measured to its pinnacle (the top of its spire, 323m), and the tallest skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere. ... Gold Coast city is located in the south east corner of Queensland, Australia. ... The Burj al-Arab Hotel The Burj al-Arab is a luxury hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper and distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Self-supporting structures or proposed structures at least 300 meters in height Category: ... Bank of America Plaza Bank of America Plaza For the Bank of America Plaza located in Dallas, see Bank of America Plaza (Dallas). ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... The Crown of U.S. Bank Tower The U.S. Bank Tower is the tallest skyscraper in Downtown Los Angeles, California and the tallest west of the Mississippi. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government Country State County United States California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Menara Telekom Menara Telekom is the headquartes of Telekom Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... Hotel during the day The Emirates Towers Hotel, also referred to as Emirates Tower Two is a 56 floor five-star business hotel in the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... View from above The AT&T Corporate Center is the 4th tallest skyscraper in Chicago and 8th tallest in the United States at 1,007 ft (307 m) with 60 floors. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The J.P. Morgan Chase Tower from near its base on a cloudy afternoon. ... Houston redirects here. ... The Baiyoke Tower II is the tallest building in Thailand. ... The Bangkok Skytrain at sunset on Thanon Narathiwat Ratcha Nakharin with Empire Tower at the back. ... Two Prudential Plaza is a skyscraper built in Chicago in 1990. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Kingdom Center as seen from King Fahad Highway Kingdom Centre at night Kingdom Center in final stages Kingdom Centre, in Riyadh, is the tallest skycraper in Saudi Arabia. ... Riyadh (Arabic: ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, located in Ar Riyad Province in the Najd region. ... First Canadian Place First Canadian Place is Canadas tallest skyscraper and the eleventh tallest building in North America with a height of 298 metres, or 978 feet (355 metres with antenna included). ... Eureka Tower is an apartment building currently being built in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Australia. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... The Landmark Tower, in the Minato Mirai 21 district of Yokohama. ... Yokohama City Hall Mayor Hiroshi Nakada Address 〒231-0017 Yokohama-shi, Naka-ku, Minato-cho 1-1 Phone number 045-671-2121 Official website: Yokohama City Yokohama (Japanese: 横浜市; -shi) is the capital city of Kanagawa Prefecture in Japan. ... The Wells Fargo Bank Plaza, formerly the Allied Bank Plaza and First Interstate Bank Plaza, is located in Downtown Houston, Texas. ... Houston redirects here. ... The Sears Tower (right) and 311 South Wacker Drive (left) in Chicago 311 South Wacker Drive in Chicago is a 65-story skyscraper completed in 1990. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... SEG Plaza is a skyscraper located in Shenzhen, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... The American International Building is a 66-story, 952 foot (290 m) tall building in Lower Manhattan, New York City. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Key Tower in Cleveland, OH Key Tower is the tallest building in Cleveland surpassing the Terminal Tower, as well as the tallest building in Ohio and the 15th tallest building in the United States. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Plaza 66 Plaza 66 is the 2nd tallest building in Shanghai and also the tallest building in Puxi district. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... One Liberty Place The One Liberty Place Building is currently the tallest building in Philadelphia and the 16th tallest building in the United States. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... The Columbia Center (formerly the Bank of America Tower and the Columbia Seafirst Center) is the tallest skyscraper in the downtown Seattle skyline. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... Tomorrow Square Tomorrow Square is the third tallest building in Shanghai. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Chongqing World Trade Center is a 283. ... Chongqing (Simplified Chinese: 重庆; Traditional Chinese: 重慶; pinyin: Chóngqìng; Wade-Giles: Chung-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Chungking) is the largest and most populous of the Peoples Republic of Chinas four provincial-level municipalities, and the only one in the less densely populated western half of China. ... Cheung Kong Centre is a skyscraper in Central Hong Kong that stands between the HSBC Hong Kong headquarters building and the Bank of China Tower. ... 40 Wall Street is a 71-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Bank of America Plaza The Bank of America Plaza, located at 901 Main Street in downtown Dallas, Texas (United States is a 72-story modern-styled skyscraper. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Republic Plaza is the tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, sharing the title with the OUB Centre and UOB Plaza One. ... The OUB Centre is the tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, sharing the title with the UOB Plaza One and Republic Plaza. ... OUB Centre (left) and UOB Plaza One (right) on Singapores skyline. ... The Citigroup Center is one of the largest skyscrapers in New York City, located at 601 Lexington Avenue between 53rd Street and 54th Street in midtown Manhattan. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Hong Kong New World Tower is a 61 floor tower in the Pudong area of Shanghai and was completed in 2002. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Scotia Plaza, Toronto Scotia Plaza is a commercial office complex commenced in 1985 and completed in 1988 in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Williams Tower at dusk The Williams Tower, (formerly the Transco Tower), is a skyscraper located in the Uptown District of Houston. ... Houston redirects here. ... The Wuhan World Trade Tower is a 273 metre (896 foot) tall skyscraper located in Wuhan, China. ... Location within China Modern and ancient Wuhan (Simplified Chinese: 武汉; Traditional Chinese: 武漢; Pinyin: WÇ”hàn) is the capital of Hubei province, and is the most populous city in central China. ... The Renaissance Tower is shown here behind and to the left of the tallest building in Dallas, the Bank of America Plaza The Renaissance Tower in Dallas, Texas is the second tallest skyscraper in Dallas. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Dapeng International Plaza is a 269. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... 21st Century Tower is the worlds second tallest residential building, after the Q1 building in Australias Gold Coast, standing at 269 meters. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Riyadh (Arabic: ar-Riyāḍ) is the capital of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia, located in Ar Riyad Province in the Najd region. ... 900 North Michigan, Park Tower, the John Hancock Center, and Water Tower Place (L-R) as seen from the Sears Tower in Chicago 900 North Michigan in Chicago is a skyscraper completed in 1989. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The Bank of America Corporate Center is an 871 ft (265m) skyscraper in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... SunTrust Plaza The SunTrust plaza is a skyscraper in downtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... The Bocom Financial Towers are two towers which are joined which reach 265 metres (869 feet) in height maximum. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Triumph palace and the typical Soviet block of flats Triumph-Palace, view from Peschanaya Street Triumph-Palace is the name of an apartment building in Moscow. ... Government Russia District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuri Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ... 120 Collins Street, as seen from Bourke Street 120 Collins Street (currently known as BHP Petroleum Tower, however this name may change in the near future) is a skyscraper in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... Tower Palace Three, Tower G is the highest building in South Korea since its construction in 2004. ... Seoul (Sŏul|서울) ) is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... Trump World Tower, as seen from the Empire State Building Trump World Tower is a residential skyscraper at 845 United Nations Plaza (First Avenue between 47th and 48th Streets) in Manhattan, New York City. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... The Shenzhen Special Zone Press Tower is a 262 metre (860 foot) tall skyscraper located in the Futian borough of Shenzhen, China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... 900 North Michigan, Park Tower, the John Hancock Center, and Water Tower Place (L-R) as seen from the Sears Tower in Chicago Water Tower Place is the name given to an adjoining shopping mall and skyscraper in Chicago. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The Grand Gateway Shanghai I is a 262 metre (859 foot) tall skyscraper located in Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Grand Gateway Shanghai II is a 262 metre (859 foot) tall skyscraper located in Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Aon Center is the tall, black tower in the center. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government Country State County United States California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... The interior of the BCE Place Galleria, Toronto, illustrates Calatravas signature organic style, with a vaulted ceiling that resembles an avenue of trees. ... 101 Collins Street is a 260 metre (853 foot) tall skyscraper located in Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... Post & Telecommunication Hub (also known as Guangdong Telecom Plaza) is a 260 metre (853 foot) tall skyscraper located in Guangzhou, China. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... The Transamerica Pyramid. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Chase Tower redirects here. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... GE Building at Rockefeller Center The GE Building at night Close-up against the night sky At night, from the ground View from Top of the Rock at dusk The GE Building is a slim gothic skyscraper and the focal point at the Rockefeller Center. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... View of Commerzbank Tower from the top of Main Tower The Commerzbank Tower at night Commerzbank Tower is a skyscraper located in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Skyline of Frankfurt at night is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... PBCOM Tower is the tallest building in the Philippines and the seventy-third tallest building in the world. ... Makati City is one of the most important cities in the Philippines in terms of finance and commerce. ... Two Liberty Place in Philadelphia, PA Two Liberty Place is the second tallest skyscraper in Philadelphia, and the 31st tallest in the United States, stretching 58 floors to 848 ft (258m). ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... 900 North Michigan, Park Tower, the John Hancock Center, and Water Tower Place (L-R) as seen from the Sears Tower in Chicago Park Tower in Chicago is a skyscraper completed in 2000. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... MesseTurm is a skyscraper located in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Skyline of Frankfurt at night is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... U.S. Steel Tower is the tallest skyscraper in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the 33rd tallest in the United States. ... City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... Sorrento is a residential complex in West Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. ... The Hyperion Tower (Korean hangul: 목동 하이페리온; revised: Mokdong Haiperion; McCune-Reischauer: Moktong Haiperion), also known as the Mok-dong Hyperion Towers, is a group of three buildings located in Seoul, South Korea, completed in 2003. ... Seoul (Sŏul|서울) ) is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... The Rinku Gate Tower Building is a 256 metre (840 foot) tall skyscraper located in Izumisano, Japan. ... Izumisano (泉佐野市; -shi) is a city located in Osaka, Japan. ... New Century Plaza Tower A is a 255. ... Nanjing (Chinese: 南京 [ ]; Romanizations: NánjÄ«ng (Pinyin) , Nan-ching (Wade-Giles), Nanking (Postal System Pinyin) ) is the capital of Chinas Jiangsu Province and a city with a prominent place in Chinese history and culture. ... Langham Place Office Tower is a 255. ... The Harbourside is a 255 metre (837 foot) tall skyscraper located in Union Square complex, West Kowloon Reclamation, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China. ... Capital Tower is the fourth tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, reaching to a height of 254 metres. ... Highcliff is a 252. ... Bank of Shanghai Headquarters is a 46 floor tower in the Pudong area of Shanghai and was completed in 2005. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Osaka World Trade Center Building (WTC Cosmo Tower) The Osaka World Trade Center Building (大阪ワールドトレードセンタービルディング; also known as the WTC Cosmo Tower WTCコスモタワー) is the second-tallest building in Japan (same height as the Rinku Gate Tower in Rinku Town), located in Nanko Cosmo Square near the Osaka harbor, Suminoe-ku... Osaka City Hall Mayor Junichi Seki Address 〒530-8201 Osaka-shi,Kita-ku Nakanoshima 1-3-20 Phone number 06-6208-8181 Official website: Osaka City , Osaka ) is the capital of Osaka Prefecture and the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... Rialto Towers (often The Rialto) is the third tallest reinforced concrete building and the tallest office building or skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere, when measured to its roof. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... Jiali Plaza is a 251 metre (823 foot) tall skyscraper located in Wuhan, China. ... Location within China Modern and ancient Wuhan (Simplified Chinese: 武汉; Traditional Chinese: 武漢; Pinyin: WÇ”hàn) is the capital of Hubei province, and is the most populous city in central China. ... Chelsea Tower is a 250 meter tower located in Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE. Chelsea Tower is the fifth tallest tower in Dubai. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... Wisma 46 is a 249. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... One Atlantic Center as seen from the south One Atlantic Center, also known as the IBM Tower, is a skyscraper located in Midtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; ; IPA: ), a city in northern China (formerly spelled in English as Peking or Peiking), is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The 63 Building is a skyscraper on Yeouido Island, Seoul, South Korea. ... Seoul (Sŏul|서울) ) is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... The Central Park tower is the tallest skyscraper in Perth, Western Australia. ... Perth is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Western Australia, and is the fourth largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 1. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Hangzhou (Chinese: 杭州; Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hang-chou) is a sub-provincial city in China, and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... One Chase Manhattan Plaza is a skyscraper located in the downtown Manhattan Financial District of New York City, United States. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... The Bangkok Skytrain at sunset on Thanon Narathiwat Ratcha Nakharin with Empire Tower at the back. ... Built in 1990 near Monument Circle in Indianapolis, the Chase Tower (formally known as the Bank One Tower) is the tallest skyscraper in Indiana. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... The Cond Nast Building, officially Four Times Square, is a modern skyscraper in Times Square in Midtown Manhattan. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... MetLife Building as seen from the Empire State Building, 2005. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... One Raffles Quay building under construction in 2005. ... JR Central Towers Nagoya Station (名古屋駅) is a train station in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya, Japan. ... Nagoya Castle in June of 2004. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... The Amsterdamse Poort, the only remaining city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands, was built in 1355. ... Ramat Gan (רמת-גן) is a city in Israel, on the central coastal strip, just east of Tel Aviv, and part of the metropolis known as Gush Dan, in the Tel Aviv District. ... Statue of Ben Chifley in ground Plaza Chifley Tower is located at 2 Chifley Square, Sydney. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... Headquarters of Tokyo Metropolitan Government Tochos two main buildings The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (東京都庁 Tōkyō Tochōsha), Tocho for short, or Tokyo City Hall is the location of the headquarters of the government of not only the 23 wards that people think of as the city of Tokyo, but... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... The Tower is a 243 meter tower located on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE. This skyscraper was finished in 2002 and stands next to the famous Emirates Towers. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... Dalian (Simplified Chinese: 大连; Traditional Chinese: 大連; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ta-lien), or Dalny (during Russian controlled periods, aka Dairen during Japanese periods, or from Mid-century (Jointly administered by both USSR/PRC) formerly also Lüda or Luta), is the second of two strategic ice-free seaports on the Liaodong... Mellon Bank Center is a 54 story high-rise located in Philadelphia. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... The 60-story Woolworth Building is one of the oldest – and one of the most famous – skyscrapers in New York City. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... IDS Center Categories: Buildings and structures stubs | Minneapolis skyscrapers | Minneapolis, Minnesota | Minnesota landmarks ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... (Simplified Chinese: 青岛; Traditional Chinese: 青島; Pinyin: QÄ«ngdÇŽo; Wade-Giles: Ching-tao), well-known to the West by its Postal System Pinyin transliteration Tsingtao, is a sub-provincial city in eastern Shandong province, Peoples Republic of China. ... John Hancock Tower, 200 Clarendon St. ... Boston is a town and small port c. ... The Four Seasons Hotel & Tower in Miami, Florida is the tallest building south of Atlanta and the tallest building in Florida and Miami, at a height of 242m. ... This article is about the city in Florida. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... Moscow State University M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (Russian: Московский государственный университет имени Ðœ.Ð’.Ломоносова, often abbreviated МГУ, MSU, MGU) is the largest and arguably the oldest university in Russia, founded in 1755. ... Government Russia District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuri Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Sunshine 60 Sunshine 60 is 60-story building in east Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo, Japan, situated at the end of Sunshine shopping street. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... Bank One Center in Dallas, Texas The Bank One Center in Dallas, Texas is the third tallest skyscraper in Dallas. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Seoul (Sŏul|서울) ) is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... At 288 metres (57 floors, 31 elevators, 3 floors of basement levels ), Commerce Court West is the tallest building in the complex known as Commerce Court. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... Roppongi Hills Roppongi Hills (Japanese: 六本木ヒルズ) is one of Japans largest integrated property developments. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ... The Goldman Sachs Tower looms above the skyline of downtown Jersey City, New Jersey, overlooking the Hudson River. ... The skyline of Jersey City, as seen from Lower New York Bay. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... (Chinese: 天津; Pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal System Pinyin: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Bank of America Center, formerly the RepublicBank Center, NCNB Center and the NationsBank Center (also known as Spikey) in Downtown Houston, Texas is one of the first significant examples of postmodern architecture built in downtown Houston, characterized by a return to ornamentation and ironic reference to previous architectural styles. ... Houston redirects here. ... The Bank of America Center as seen from Pine Street, disappearing into the morning fog. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Built in 1989, One Worldwide Plaza is a two-building complex located in Manhattan in New York City. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... 225 South Sixth is a skyscraper in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. It is currently the second tallest building in Minneapolis after the IDS Center. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... The Wells Fargo Center, formerly known as Norwest Center, is the third-tallest building in Minneapolis, Minnesota after 225 South Sixth and the IDS Center tower. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... 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Alternative measurements

Height to Roof

Many skyscraper afficianados prefer this measurement to determine tallest building in the world, as "architectural feature" is regarded as a subjective aspect.

Rank Building City Jurisdiction Height Floors Built
1 Taipei 101 Taipei Republic of China (Taiwan) 1,469 ft 101 2004
2 Sears Tower Chicago Illinois 1,454 ft 108 1974
3,4 Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 1,360 ft 88 1998
5 2 International Finance Centre Hong Kong People's Republic of China 1,335 ft 90 2003
6 Jin Mao Building Shanghai People's Republic of China 1,275 ft 93 1998
7 Empire State Building New York City New York 1,250 ft 102 1932
8 Tuntex 85 Sky Tower Kaohsiung Republic of China (Taiwan) 1,140 ft 85 1997
9 Aon Center Chicago Illinois 1,136 ft 83 1973
10 John Hancock Center Chicago Illinois 1,127 ft 100 1969

, Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: TáibÄ›i YÄ«língyÄ«; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... Two ifc International Finance Centre (abbr. ... The Jin Mao Building or Jin Mao Tower (Chinese: 金茂大厦; Hanyu Pinyin: JÄ«n Mào Dàshà; literally Gold Luxuriance Building) is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, declared by the ASCE to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Lantern Festival at Tuntex Sky Tower, Kaohsiung, Taiwan/ taken by lockchou/ 7 February, 2004 Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower), is a skyscraper in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ... Abbreviation: Kaohsiung (高雄) City nickname: The Harbor City Capital District Linya Dist. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... There is also an Aon Center in Los Angeles, California, see Aon Center (Los Angeles). ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... building_name = John Hancock Center| image = | built = 1965-1969| use = mixed use| location = Chicago, USA| roof = 343. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...

Height to Pinnacle

Many skyscraper enthusiasts prefer this measurement although what extensions can and cannot be deemed "architectural" is highly subjective.

Rank Building City Country Height Floors Built
1 Sears Tower Chicago United States 527 m 1,729 ft 108 1974
2 Taipei 101 Taipei Republic of China (Taiwan) 508 m 1,671 ft 101 2004
3 John Hancock Center Chicago United States 457 m 1,500 ft 100 1969
4 Petronas Tower 1 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
5 Petronas Tower 2 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
6 Empire State Building New York City United States 449 m 1,472 ft 102 1931
7 Jin Mao Tower Shanghai People's Republic of China 421 m 1,380 ft 88 1998
8 International Finance Centre Hong Kong People's Republic of China 416 m 1,364 ft 88 2003
(9) 2 World Trade Center New York City United States 415 m 1,362 ft 110 1973
9 CITIC Plaza Guangzhou People's Republic of China 391 m 1,283 ft 80 1997
10 Shun Hing Square Shenzhen People's Republic of China 384 m 1,260 ft 69 1996
11 Tuntex Sky Tower Kaohsiung Republic of China (Taiwan) 378 m 1,240 ft 85 1997
12 Central Plaza Hong Kong People's Republic of China 374 m 1,227 ft 78 1992
13 Bank of China Tower Hong Kong People's Republic of China 367 m 1,205 ft 72 1990
14 SEG Plaza Shenzhen People's Republic of China 356 m 1,167 ft 70 2000

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Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... building_name = John Hancock Center| image = | built = 1965-1969| use = mixed use| location = Chicago, USA| roof = 343. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The PETRONAS Towers The PETRONAS Twin Towers at night The PETRONAS Towers, (or PETRONAS Twin Towers) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were at one time the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... The PETRONAS Towers The PETRONAS Twin Towers at night The PETRONAS Towers, (or PETRONAS Twin Towers) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, were at one time the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, declared by the ASCE to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Jin Mao Building as seen from the Bund The Jin Mao Building is a high-rise building in the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Two ifc International Finance Centre (abbr. ... This article is about the World Trade Center complex in New York City; see this article for the many other buildings around the world that have also been called world trade centers. The twin towers, photographed from the west The World Trade Center in New York City was a complex... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... CITIC Plaza is an 80-story high-rise building or skyscraper built in Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... Shun Hing Square Shun Hing Square (信兴广场) is a tall high-rise building or skyscraper in Shenzhen, China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... Tuntex Sky Tower at night Lantern Festival at Tuntex Sky Tower, Kaohsiung, Taiwan Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower , 85 SKYTOWER (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower), is a 85-floor skyscraper located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan. ... Abbreviation: Kaohsiung (高雄) City nickname: The Harbor City Capital District Linya Dist. ... Motto: None Anthem: National Anthem of the ROC Capital Taipei City (de facto) Nanjing (de jure) 1 Largest city Taipei City Official language(s) Mandarin (Guoyü) Government • President • Vice President • Premier Multiparty democracy Chen Shui-bian Annette Lu Su Tseng-chang Establishment • Xinhai Revolution Declared  October 10, 1911 Established  January... Central Plaza is the second tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong (tallest as of 2001) after IFC, Hong Kong Phase 2. ... BOC Tower at night The Bank of China Tower (short: BOC Tower; 中銀大廈) is a huge skyscraper in Central, Hong Kong. ... SEG Plaza is a skyscraper located in Shenzhen, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ...

Selected high buildings

See also: List of buildings

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Download high resolution version (427x938, 343 KB)orthogonal, based on image:Hopewell1. ... View from side Hopewell Centre (合和中心) is a skyscraper in Hong Kong. ... Manhattan view showing Singer Building, c. ... Manhattan view showing Singer Building, c. ... The Singer Building at Liberty Street and Broadway in Manhattan, New York was an office building completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. ... Official language(s) None, English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... Download high resolution version (306x800, 37 KB)Jin Mao Building, Pudong district, Shanghai area, China Its aluminum and refelective glass finsh gave it a translucent appearance in the bright Shanghai haze. ... Download high resolution version (306x800, 37 KB)Jin Mao Building, Pudong district, Shanghai area, China Its aluminum and refelective glass finsh gave it a translucent appearance in the bright Shanghai haze. ... The Jin Mao Building or Jin Mao Tower (Chinese: 金茂大厦; Hanyu Pinyin: JÄ«n Mào Dàshà; literally Gold Luxuriance Building) is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... Download high resolution version (1728x2592, 506 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (1728x2592, 506 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... HSB Turning Torso is a skyscraper in Malmö, Sweden on the Swedish side of the Oresund strait. ... View over Malmö IPA: /málmø:/ is the third largest city in Sweden, situated in the southernmost province of SkÃ¥ne, near Copenhagen, Denmark. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1232x1840, 283 KB) Español Descripción: Imagen nocturna de las Torres Petronas en Kula Lumpur. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1232x1840, 283 KB) Español Descripción: Imagen nocturna de las Torres Petronas en Kula Lumpur. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... Famous or notable buildings with articles about them include: Index: A-B - C - D-G - H-L - M-O - P-R - S - T-V - W 1 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 2 Fevrier Sofitel Hotel, Lomé, Togo 8 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 30 St Mary Axe, London, United Kingdom... 1 Canada Square building (centre) 1 Canada Square is the tallest building in London. ... HSBC Tower (left), 1 Canada Square (centre), Citigroup Centre (right) Canary Wharf, seen from a high-level walkway on Tower Bridge Canary Wharf tube station (Jubilee Line) Docklands Light Railway station and entrance to underground station Canary Wharf viewed from Shad Thames Canary Wharf Tower and the HSBC World Headquarters... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... The new 7 World Trade Center (view from southeast) There are two buildings that have been named 7 World Trade Center, both in New York City: one was destroyed September 11, 2001, and one now occupies a smaller site. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... HSBC Tower HSBC Tower is a skyscraper located in the Canary Wharf development in the London Docklands. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... Looking south down Bishopsgate, one of the main roads leading through Londons financial district. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... 191 Peachtree Tower (more commonly called just Peachtree Tower) is the fourth tallest skyscraper in Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Le 1000 de La Gauchetière 1000 de la Gauchetière is Montreals tallest skyscraper, simply named for its address at 1000, La Gauchetiere Street, West, in the citys downtown. ... City motto: Concordia Salus (Latin: Well-being through harmony) Province Quebec Mayor Gérald Tremblay Area  - % water 366. ... For the capital, see Quebec City. ... The two Azriel Center towers. ... The two Azriel Center towers. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... Bank of America Plaza Bank of America Plaza For the Bank of America Plaza located in Dallas, see Bank of America Plaza (Dallas). ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Bank of America Plaza The Bank of America Plaza, located at 901 Main Street in downtown Dallas, Texas (United States is a 72-story modern-styled skyscraper. ... Dallas redirects here. ... BOC Tower at night The Bank of China Tower (short: BOC Tower; 中銀大廈) is a huge skyscraper in Central, Hong Kong. ... Bank One Center in Dallas, Texas The Bank One Center in Dallas, Texas is the third tallest skyscraper in Dallas. ... Dallas redirects here. ... The BellSouth Building is a 206_meter (676-foot), 47-story skyscraper in Midtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Big Apple, The Capital of the World[1], Gotham [2], Metropolis Location Location in the state of New York Government Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,214. ... Bosmal City Centar Bosmal City Centar (BCC) is a skyscraper in the neighbourhood of Hrasno in Sarajevo the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Sarajevo (Cyrillic: Сарајево) is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°52N and 18°25E. According to a 1991 census, its population was 529,672; currently estimated at around 600,000. ... The Burj al-Arab hotel, has quickly become an architectural icon of Dubai. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... For other BT Towers, see BT Tower (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... Capital Tower is the fourth tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, reaching to a height of 254 metres. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A screen showing financial news at The Center, an office complex in Central. ... See also Sydney Tower, for Centrepoint in Australia Centre Point Centre Point (sometimes rendered as Centrepoint) is a substantial concrete and glass office building in central London, occupying 101-103 New Oxford Street, WC 1, close to St Giles Circus and almost directly above Tottenham Court Road tube station. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... Chicago Methodist Church is a church, which is in the upmost floors of a skyscraper in Chicago, USA. The top of Chicago Methodist Church is in a height of 173 metres. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The Chrysler Building is a skyscraper and distinctive symbol of New York City, standing 1,046 feet (319 m) high on the east side of Manhattan at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... CITIC Plaza is an 80-story high-rise building or skyscraper built in Guangzhou, Peoples Republic of China. ... Location within China Canton, China redirects here. ... The Amsterdamse Poort, the only remaining city gate of Haarlem, the Netherlands, was built in 1355. ... Ramat Gan (Hebrew: רמת גן, meaning Garden Heights) is a city in the Tel Aviv District of Israel, which borders the cities of Tel Aviv, Givatayim, and Bnei Brak. ... The Columbia Center (formerly the Bank of America Tower and the Columbia Seafirst Center) is the tallest skyscraper in the downtown Seattle skyline. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... View of Commerzbank Tower from the top of Main Tower The Commerzbank Tower at night Commerzbank Tower is a skyscraper located in Frankfurt, Germany. ... Skyline of Frankfurt at night is the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. ... Emirates Towers is a pair skyscrapers on the Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. ... Flag Coordinates , Government Emirate Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Geographical characteristics Area     City 4,114 km² Population     City (2004) 1,070,779     Density   293. ... The Empire State Building is a 102-story contemporary Art Deco style building in New York City, declared by the ASCE to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Eureka Tower is an apartment building currently being built in the Southbank precinct of Melbourne, Australia. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... Euston Tower is a skyscraper located in the London Borough of Camden, at 286 Euston Road, near the intersection with Tottenham Court Road. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... First Canadian Place First Canadian Place is Canadas tallest skyscraper and the eleventh tallest building in North America with a height of 298 metres, or 978 feet (355 metres with antenna included). ... Flatiron Building (2004) —H.G. Wells, 1906 The Fuller-Doig Building or as it is better known, the Flatiron Building, was one of the tallest buildings in New York City upon its completion in 1902. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The prismatic Fountain Place Building The Fountain Place building in Dallas, Texas is the fifth tallest skyscraper in Dallas. ... Dallas redirects here. ... The GLG Grand building is a 186-meter (610-foot) tall skyscraper in Midtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Georgia_Pacific_Building The Georgia-Pacific Tower is a 212 meter tall skyscraper in Downtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... View from side Hopewell Centre (合和中心) is a skyscraper in Hong Kong. ... The 16-story Ingalls Building in Cincinnati, Ohio became the worlds first reinforced concrete skyscraper in 1903 The Ingalls Building, built in 1903 in Cincinnati, Ohio, was the worlds first reinforced concrete skyscraper. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Queen City Location Location in Hamilton County, Ohio Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Ohio Hamilton Mayor Mark L. Mallory (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 206. ... Two ifc International Finance Centre (abbr. ... The J.P. Morgan Chase Tower from near its base on a cloudy afternoon. ... Houston redirects here. ... J.P. Morgan Chase Tower (rear) The J.P. Morgan Chase Tower, located at 2200 Ross Avenue in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas is a 55 story postmodern skyscraper. ... Dallas redirects here. ... The Jin Mao Building or Jin Mao Tower (Chinese: 金茂大厦; Hanyu Pinyin: JÄ«n Mào Dàshà; literally Gold Luxuriance Building) is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... building_name = John Hancock Center| image = | built = 1965-1969| use = mixed use| location = Chicago, USA| roof = 343. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Key Tower in Cleveland, OH Key Tower is the tallest building in Cleveland surpassing the Terminal Tower, as well as the tallest building in Ohio and the 15th tallest building in the United States. ... Nickname The Forest City Motto Progress and Prosperity Location Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio Government Country State County United States Ohio Cuyahoga Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 213. ... The Lincoln Bank Tower, informally known as the Tower Bank Lincoln Tower, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the United States, is a skyscraper in the art deco style. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Summit City Location Location in the state of Indiana, USA Government Country  State   County United States  Indiana   Allen Founded October 22, 1794 Mayor Graham Richard (D) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 204. ... Marriott Marquis Hotel The Marriott Marquis is a 3-star Marriott hotel and the 11th tallest skyscraper in Atlanta, Georgia. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... The Metropolitan Life North Building is a 30-story art deco skyscraper in South Midtown, Manhattan, USA. Its address is 11-25 Madison Avenue. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Millbank Tower, from the north Millbank Tower from the south, taken from Vauxhall bridge. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... The MLC Centre is a skyscraper in Sydney, Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... One Atlantic Center as seen from the south One Atlantic Center, also known as the IBM Tower, is a skyscraper located in Midtown Atlanta. ... For other uses, see IBM (disambiguation). ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... One Liberty Place The One Liberty Place Building is currently the tallest building in Philadelphia and the 16th tallest building in the United States. ... Philadelphia is a village located in Jefferson County, New York. ... The OUB Centre is the tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, sharing the title with the UOB Plaza One and Republic Plaza. ... The MetLife Building in New York City The MetLife Building, formerly the Pan Am Building, is located at 200 Park Avenue in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Republic Plaza is the tallest skyscraper in the city of Singapore, sharing the title with the OUB Centre and UOB Plaza One. ... The Petronas Towers The Petronas Towers (also known as the Petronas Twin Towers), in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (, ), were once the worlds tallest buildings when measured from the level of the main entrance to the structural or architectural top. ... Flag Seal Nickname: KL Motto: Maju dan makmur (Malay: Peace and progress) Location Location in Malaysia Coordinates , Government Country State Malaysia Federal Territory Establishment 1857 (Granted city status in 1974) Mayor Ruslin Hasan Geographical characteristics Area     City 243. ... Pirelli Tower, Milan Pirelli Tower (it: Grattacielo Pirelli - also called Pirellone), is a prominent building in Milan, Italy. ... Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese: Milán) is the main city of northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed region in Italy. ... Price Tower, Bartlesville Oklahoma The Price Tower is a skyscraper designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in Bartlesville, Oklahoma . ... Bartlesville is a city located in Oklahoma, forty-seven miles north of Tulsa and very close to the Kansas/Oklahoma state line. ... United States Coast Guard Cutter Hollyhock passes the Renaissance Center. ... Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes - this motto was adopted after the disastrous 1805 fire that devastated the city) Nickname: The Motor City and Motown Location in Wayne County, Michigan Founded Incorporated July 24, 1701 1815  County Wayne County Mayor... The Renaissance Tower is shown here behind and to the left of the tallest building in Dallas, the Bank of America Plaza The Renaissance Tower in Dallas, Texas is the second tallest skyscraper in Dallas. ... Dallas redirects here. ... Rialto Towers (often The Rialto) is the third tallest reinforced concrete building and the tallest office building or skyscraper in the Southern Hemisphere, when measured to its roof. ... Melbourne is the state capital and largest city in the Australian state of Victoria, and the second-largest city in Australia, with a population of approximately 3. ... The Sears Tower is a skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Shun Hing Square Shun Hing Square (信兴广场) is a tall high-rise building or skyscraper in Shenzhen, China. ... Shenzhen (Chinese: 深圳; Pinyin: ShÄ“nzhèn; Hakka:cim1 zun4; Cantonese Jyutping: sam1 zan3, Yale: sām jan; Sham Chun or Shamchun in old or Hong Kong documents; lit. ... The Singer Building at Liberty Street and Broadway in Manhattan, New York was an office building completed in 1908 as the headquarters of the Singer Sewing Machine Company. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... Smith Tower construction, February 1913 The Smith Tower, located in Pioneer Square, is the oldest skyscraper in Seattle, Washington. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... SunTrust Plaza The SunTrust plaza is a skyscraper in downtown Atlanta. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... Lobby of Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore Entrance of Swissôtel The Stamford, Singapore Swissôtel The Stamford is the tallest hotel in Singapore at 226m and 73 floors, and is the sixth tallest hotel in the world. ... Sydney Tower, taken 14 April 2005 Sydney Tower (formerly known as the AMP Tower, AMP Centrepoint Tower, Centrepoint Tower or just Centrepoint) is Sydneys tallest free-standing structure, and the second tallest in Australia (with the Q1 building on the Gold Coast being the tallest). ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... Lantern Festival at Tuntex Sky Tower, Kaohsiung, Taiwan/ taken by lockchou/ 7 February, 2004 Tuntex Sky Tower, or the T & C Tower (the Tuntex & Chien-Tai Tower), is a skyscraper in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. ... Abbreviation: Kaohsiung (高雄) City nickname: The Harbor City Capital District Linya Dist. ... , Taipei 101 (Traditional Chinese: 臺北101 or 台北101; Simplified Chinese: 台北101; Pinyin: TáibÄ›i YÄ«língyÄ«; Wade-Giles: Tai-pei I-ling-i) is a 101-floor landmark skyscraper located in Taipei City, Republic of China. ... City nickname: the City of Azaleas Government Official Website City of Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou Capital District Xinyi Geographical characteristics Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 16 of 25 271. ... Temasek Tower is an office building located in Shenton Way, Singapore. ... The Peak A Beaufort Residence @ Sudirman , Jakarta is the tallest apartment in Indonesia and claimed to be The Highest Twin Towers Apartment in The World. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... Time Warner Center is a mixed-use skyscraper at Columbus Circle in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Toronto-Dominion Centre. ... Tour Gan (previously known as Tour Nobel) is an office skyscraper located in La Défense business district in Paris, France. ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, as viewed from the Trocadéro This article is about the capital and largest city in France. ... The tower is 209 metres (690 feet) high. ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, as viewed from the Trocadéro This article is about the capital and largest city in France. ... Tower 42 is the tallest building in the City of London Tower 42 from directly below Tower 42 viewed from street level. ... For other uses, see London (disambiguation). ... The Transamerica Pyramid. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Trump Tower Chicago construction as of April 21, 2005 Trump Tower Chicago, also known as Trump International Hotel and Tower, is a planned skyscraper in downtown Chicago, Illinois named for famed real estate developer Donald Trump. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... HSB Turning Torso is a skyscraper in Malmö, Sweden on the Swedish side of the Oresund strait. ... View over Malmö IPA: /málmø:/ is the third largest city in Sweden, situated in the southernmost province of SkÃ¥ne, near Copenhagen, Denmark. ... Two IFC International Finance Centre (IFC) is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kongs Central District. ... United Nations headquarters in New York City, viewed from the East River. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... OUB Centre (left) and UOB Plaza One (right) on Singapores skyline. ... U.S. Bank Tower in Downtown Los Angeles is the tallest North American building west of Chicago. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government Country State County United States California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... The Westin Peachtree Plaza is a skyscraper building in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... The 60-story Woolworth Building is one of the oldest – and one of the most famous – skyscrapers in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... World Tower is a skyscraper located on Liverpool Street, Sydney, Australia. ... The Sydney Opera House is one of the most iconic landmarks in the world, and since its opening it has become an international symbol of Sydney Sydney (pronounced ) is the state capital of New South Wales, located on the east coast of Australia. ... , This article is about the former World Trade Center complex in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The gleaming white Wrigley Building (410 N. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois) is a skyscraper located directly across Michigan Avenue from the Tribune Tower. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ...

Observation towers and other structures

See also: List of towers

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Macau Tower, Macau. ... Macau Tower, Macau. ... Macau Tower, Macau The observation deck, viewed from underneath A fountain in the shape of a lotus, the representative flower of Macau, outside the Macau Tower Macau Tower, also known as Macau Sky Tower, is a tower located in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x1024, 96 KB) Summary Ostankino Tower as viewed from the grounds of the All-Soviet Exhibition Centre. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (640x1024, 96 KB) Summary Ostankino Tower as viewed from the grounds of the All-Soviet Exhibition Centre. ... The Ostankino tower seen from a distance. ... Government Russia District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuri Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ... The television tower of Berlin 02/2004 The Fernsehturm (German for Television Tower) is a television tower in the center of Berlin, Germany. ... Berlin is the capital city and a state of Germany. ... The Central Radio and TV Tower of Beijing, China is a tall tower used for communication. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; Pinyin: BÄ›ijÄ«ng; ; IPA: ), a city in northern China (formerly spelled in English as Peking or Peiking), is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... The CN Tower, at 553. ... The Tower at sunrise. ... The Eiffel Tower, the international symbol of the city, as viewed from the Trocadéro This article is about the capital and largest city in France. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Image of Jakarta Tower The Jakarta Tower (Menara Jakarta) project was initiated during president Suhartos administration. ... Motto: Jaya Raya (Indonesian): Prosper and Great Founded 22 June 1527 Governor Sutiyoso Area 661. ... KVLY-TV mast seen close-up The KVLY-TV mast (formerly the KTHI-TV mast) is a television transmitting tower in North Dakota, USA, used by Fargo station KVLY channel 11. ... Official language(s) English Capital Bismarck Largest city Fargo Area  Ranked 19th  - Total 70,762 sq mi (183,272 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 340 miles (545 km)  - % water 2. ... The KXJB-TV mast is a television transmitting tower in North Dakota, and at 2060 ft (628 m) it is the second-tallest artificial structure in the world, shorter by 3 ft (1 m) than the KVLY-TV mast which stands a few miles or kilometers away. ... Macau Tower, Macau The observation deck, viewed from underneath A fountain in the shape of a lotus, the representative flower of Macau, outside the Macau Tower Macau Tower, also known as Macau Sky Tower, is a tower located in Macau, a Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of... The Borj-e Milad is a very tall tower built in Tehran, Iran. ... Map of Iran and surrounding lands, showing location of Tehran View from Jamaran looking southwest toward Elahiyeh, Jordan, and Shemiran districts of Tehran. ... The Petronius Platform is a deepwater oil platform operated by ChevronTexaco and Marathon Oil in the Gulf of Mexico, 210 km Southeast of New Orleans. ... Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ... Saint Petersburg TV Tower as seen from the Medikov street The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. ... Saint Petersburg (Russian: Санкт-Петербу́рг, English transliteration: Sankt-Peterburg), colloquially known as Питер (transliterated Piter), formerly known as Leningrad (Ленингра́д, 1924–1991) and Petrograd (Петрогра́д, 1914–1924), is a city located in Northwestern Russia on the delta of the river Neva at the east end of the Gulf of Finland... Auckland Sky Tower Auckland at night, with the Sky Tower in the background The Sky Tower is a tower located on the corner of Victoria and Federal streets in the central business district of Auckland, New Zealand From ground level to the top of the mast it is 328 metres... The Auckland Metropolitan Area, or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... Space Needle from Downtown Seattle. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... The Oriental Pearl Tower (东方明珠塔 pinyin: Dōngfāng MíngzhÅ«tÇŽ) is a TV tower in Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is Chinas largest city by population. ... The Ostankino tower seen from a distance. ... Government Russia District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Mayor Yuri Luzhkov Geographical characteristics Area  - City 1,081 km² Population  - City (2005)    - Density 10,415,400   8537. ... Calgary Tower Calgary Towers Glass Floor The Calgary Tower is a 190 metre free standing tower in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada. ... Motto: Heart of the new west Area: 712. ... Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island Liberty Enlightening the World, known more commonly as the Statue of Liberty, is a statue given to the United States by France in the late 19th century, standing at Liberty Island in the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor as a... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is a 415. ... (Chinese: 天津; Pinyin: TiānjÄ«n; Postal System Pinyin: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Tokyo Tower by day Tokyo Tower by night Tokyo Tower (東京タワー Tōkyō tawā) is a tower in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, at , , whose design is based on the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. ... Tokyo ) , literally eastern capital, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and includes the highly urbanized central area formerly known as the city of Tokyo which is the heart of the Greater Tokyo Area. ...

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Specific places: Famous or notable buildings with articles about them include: Index: A-B - C - D-G - H-L - M-O - P-R - S - T-V - W 1 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 2 Fevrier Sofitel Hotel, Lomé, Togo 8 Canada Square, London, United Kingdom 30 St Mary Axe, London, United Kingdom... Warsaw radio mast A mast is a man-made support structure, commonly used on sailing ships as support for sails, or on land as radio masts and towers used to support telecommunication equipment such as radio antennas (aerials in the UK). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... This is a list of the worlds tallest structures, past and present of any type. ... Until the advent of the skyscraper, Christian churches were some of the tallest buildings in the world. ... // This is a list of the tallest buildings and structures by country. ... Taipei 101, the worlds tallest skyscraper by roof height on high rise. ... The Towering Inferno (1974) Skyscrapers are frequently featured in films for their impressive appearance and potent symbolism. ... Boeing claims that its Boeing Everett plant at Everett, Washington is the largest building in the world by volume at 13. ... For many millennia the record holder for worlds tallest structure was clearly defined (see table below. ...

This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... This is a list of the most significant skyscrapers and other tall buildings (including those under construction) in Melbourne, Australia, listed by height to roof. ... This is a list of the 10 tallest skyscrapers in Canada. ... This is a list of the tallest skyscrapers in the city of Montreal, Quebec, Canada as of April 2005: (Source: Emporis) Although not a skyscraper, the Tour de Montréal on the Olympic Stadium reaches 175m/575ft, placing it between #5 and #6. ... This is a list of the tallest skyscrapers in the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... An incomplete list of the tallest constructions of France. ... Paris is among the cities hosting the most skyscrapers in Europe: as of 2006 there are twelve skyscrapers with roof height above 150 meters (492 feet) and two more under construction (compared to 9 such skyscrapers in London, 9 in Frankfurt, 6 in Moscow, and 6 in Istanbul). ... A list of the tallest structures in Great Britain. ... Londons three tallest buildings at Canary Wharf, The HSBC building 200 m, One Canada Square 235 m, The City Group Centre 200 m. ... A list of the tallest structures in the Ireland. ... This is the list of tallest buildings in Singapore. ... Incomplete list of the tallest constructions, which were built in the countries, which were once part of the Soviet Union. ... The United States is home to many of the worlds tallest skyscrapers. ... Chicago downtown Chicago has the tallest building in the United States, the Sears Tower, and many slightly shorter buildings, almost all in the Loop or along North Michigan Avenue. ... New York City has the most skyscrapers in the world with 189 buildings taller than 500 ft. ...

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List of tallest structures in the former Soviet Union
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