Tallest Buildings in the United States

Below is a list of the tallest buildings in the United States by height. Also included is date of completion and the number of stories in each structure.

Building, City Year Stories Height
m ft.
One World Trade Center 2014 104 541 1,776
Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Chicago 1974 108 442 1,451
Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago 2009 98 423 1,388
Empire State Building, New York 1931 102 381 1,250
Bank of America Tower, New York 2009 58 366 1,200
Aon Centre, Chicago 1973 83 346 1,136
John Hancock Center, Chicago 1969 100 344 1,128
Chrysler Building, New York 1930 77 319 1,046
New York Times Tower 2007 52 319 1,046
Bank of America Plaza, Atlanta 1993 55 312 1,023
U.S. Bank Tower (formerly Library Tower),
Los Angeles
1990 75 310 1,018
AT&T Corporate Center), Chicago 1989 60 307 1,007
One57, New York City 2014 75 306 1,005
600 Travis Street, Houston 1982 75 305 1,002
Two Prudential Plaza, Chicago 1990 64 303 995
Wells Fargo Plaza, Houston 1983 71 302 992
Four World Trade Center, New York 2014 72 298 975
Comcast Center, Philadelphia 2008 57 297 974
311 South Wacker Drive, Chicago 1990 65 293 961
70 Pine Street, New York 1932 66 290 952
NOTES: Height does not include TV towers and antennas. n.a. = figures not available. World Trade Center twin towers of New York City ranked second and third (at 1,368 ft and 1,362 ft) on this list until their destruction on Sept. 11, 2001.(See Disasters.)
Source: Emporis.com.

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Tallest Buildings in the United States


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