Difference between revisions of "Tallest buildings in the world"

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(I think that the Taipei 101 must be mentioned as the current third tallest building)
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The tallest buildings in the world have been:
 
The tallest buildings in the world have been:
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#[[Metropolitan Life Tower]] (1909-1913)
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#[[Woolworth Building]] (1913-1930)
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#[[40 Wall Street]] (1930)
 
#[[Chrysler Building]] (1930-1931) - since 2008 it is 90% owned by the government of [[Abu Dhabi]].
 
#[[Chrysler Building]] (1930-1931) - since 2008 it is 90% owned by the government of [[Abu Dhabi]].
 
#[[Empire State Building]] (1931-1972)
 
#[[Empire State Building]] (1931-1972)

Revision as of 10:53, 12 April 2013

The tallest buildings in the world have been:

  1. Metropolitan Life Tower (1909-1913)
  2. Woolworth Building (1913-1930)
  3. 40 Wall Street (1930)
  4. Chrysler Building (1930-1931) - since 2008 it is 90% owned by the government of Abu Dhabi.
  5. Empire State Building (1931-1972)
  6. World Trade Center (1972-1974)
  7. Sears Tower (1974-1998)
  8. Petronas Towers (1998-2004)
  9. Taipei World Financial Center (2004-2007)
  10. Burj Khalifa (since 2007)

The current tallest buildings in the world are:

  1. Burj Khalifa
  2. Abraj Al Bait Towers (601 meters)
  3. Taipei 101
  4. Shanghai World Financial Center
  5. International Commerce Centre
  6. Petronas Towers (452 meters)
  7. Greenland Square Zifeng Tower
  8. Willis Tower
  9. Kingkey 100
  10. Guangzhou International Finance Center