There is no secret that some of the world’s tallest buildings can be found in the United States, although China is quickly closing the gap. Throughout the years, more than eleven American buildings have been named as ‘tallest building in the world’ at some point, which speaks volumes about America’s capacity to build astonishingly tall structures.
This being said, America is home to a surprisingly large number of tall buildings, some taller than others. Over the next few minutes, we’ll take a look at the ten tallest buildings in the US and learn about records they broke upon their completion.
10Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta – 1,023 Feet (312 Meters)
Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta has 55 floors and was completed in 1992. At this point in time, it is the tallest building in the state of Georgia. As a matter of fact, it is also the tallest building in the Southern United States. We should also point out that upon its completion, it was the tallest building in the United States, a building that took more than 14 months to complete. Currently, the Bank of America Plaza is the 87th tallest building in the world.