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.
9New York Times Tower, New York City – 1,046 Feet (319 Meters)
Owned by the New York Times Company, the New York Times Tower was completed in 2007 and measures 1,046 feet with a total of 52 floors. These days, this impressive building is the 60th tallest building in the world. At the same time, this particular building has a variety of features designed to increase its energy efficiency, a construction which also makes it pretty eco-friendly as far as large buildings go.