The newly constructed One World Trade Center (when finished 1368 ft) reaches the 90th floor and surpasses the Empire State Building (1250 ft) in height. Again the WTC is the highest building in New York.
The Willis Tower (former Sears Tower – 1451 ft) in Chicago keeps the record in the US. As for the World’s tallest building, the undisputed champion is the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, which opened in 2010 and reaches 2717 ft.
iNews – Record Holders.