8 iconic skyscrapers in the United States

 December 17, 2023

One World Trade Center is currently the tallest building in the United States with a height of 1,776 ft (541 m).

One World Trade Center, New York City

Willis Tower is the third tallest building in the United States and the tallest in Chicago. It has a height of 1,450 ft (442 m).

Willis Tower (Sears Tower), Chicago

The Empire State Building is one of the most visited landmarks in New York. The building was the tallest in the world (1,250 ft/381 m) at the time of its completion in 1931.

Empire State Building, NYC

Another famous Art Deco skyscraper in New York City, Chrysler Building has a height of 1,046 ft (319 m).

Chrysler Building, New York City

This is the building that you see in every picture of the Chicago skyline. 875 North Michigan Avenue formerly known as John Hancock Center is 1,127 ft (344 m) tall.

875 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago

St. Regis Chicago is a newly constructed skyscraper. It is currently the third tallest building in the city (1,198 ft/365 m).

St. Regis Chicago

The Salesforce Tower replaced the Transamerica Pyramid as the tallest building in the city in 2018. It is 1,070 ft/326 m tall.

Salesforce Tower, San Francisco

Columbia Center is the tallest building (965 ft/294 m) in Seattle as well as Washington state. 

Columbia Center, Seattle