Skyscrapers

These buildings stand out above their surrounding environment and significantly affect the overall skyline of a city.

40-Wall-Street-(The-Trump-Building)

40 Wall Street (The Trump Building)

New York, New York, 10005
40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper originally known as The Bank of the Manhattan Company building. It was completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction, and was the tallest building in the world for less than 2 months.

44-Monroe

44 Monroe

Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona
This 523,619-square-foot, 34-story tower is Arizona's tallest residential structure. The building's design was inspired by Jennifer J.L. Jones' painting named "Five Elements."

AT&T-Building

AT&T Building

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, 37201
The AT&T Building is the tallest building in Tennessee. It's two tall spires have resulted in it being nicknamed "The Batman Building." The decorative bridge of the structure was designed to resemble a telephone receiver sitting in its cradle.

Bank-of-America-Tower

Bank of America Tower

St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, 33701
The Bank of America Tower is a 28-story skyscraper designed by Jung Brannen Associates which was completed in 1990. Rising 386 feet (118 m), it is currently the tallest building in St. Petersburg.

Chrysler-Building

Chrysler Building

New York, New York
Standing at 1,047 feet high (319 m), the Chrysler Building was briefly the world's tallest building before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. It is still the world's tallest brick building.

Flatiron-Building

Flatiron Building

New York, New York, 10010
The Flatiron Building was designed by Chicago's Daniel Burnham in the Beaux-Arts style. The 22-story building, with a height of 285 ft (87 meters), is one of the oldest surviving skyscrapers in Manhattan.

North-Dakota-State-Capitol

North Dakota State Capitol

Bismarck, Burleigh County, North Dakota, 58505
The State Capitol building is a 241.67 feet (73.7 m) tall, 19-story, Art Deco skyscraper. It is the tallest building in North Dakota and is known as the Skyscraper on the Prairie.

Republic-Plaza

Republic Plaza

Denver, Colorado
Rising 717 feet (218 m), the Republic Plaza is currently the tallest building in Denver, the state of Colorado and the entire Rocky Mountain region of the United States. It was built in 1984, and contains 56 floors.

Sears-Tower

Sears Tower

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, 60606
The Sears Tower has been the tallest building in the United States since 1973 and was the world's tallest building from 1973 to 1998.

UniSource-Energy-Tower

UniSource Energy Tower

Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, 85701
The UniSource Energy Tower is the tallest building in Tucson and 13th tallest in Arizona. The building is 330 feet tall (100.584 meters) and 25 floors. It was designed by Fentress Bradburn Architects Ltd. in 1988.

Wainwright-Building

Wainwright Building

St. Louis, Missouri, 63101
Built in 1891 and Designed by Dankmar Adler and Louis Sullivan, this 10-story red-brick office building is among the first skyscrapers in the world. Its steel frame and intricate terra cotta ornament in vertical bands emphasizes its height.

Wells-Fargo-Center

Wells Fargo Center

Denver, Colorado, 80203
The building has a unique type of architecture and is known as the "Cash Register Building" and sometimes as the "Mailbox Building." This building is 698 feet (213 meters) in height and has 52 floors.

Woolworth-Building

Woolworth Building

New York, New York, 10007
The Woolworth Building, at fifty-seven stories, is one of the oldest skyscrapers in New York City. It is still one of the fifty tallest buildings in the United States as well as one of the twenty tallest buildings in New York City.

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