Just over 100 years ago, the tallest habitable building in the world was the Philadelphia City Hall, at 548ft. Nowadays, it wouldn't even make the top 100 in the USA alone! This list of nose-bleedingly high skyscrapers is organized by the height of the tallest architectural element - to rule out cheeky architects who place 200ft antennae on the roof to grab headlines!

Top 10 Skyscrapers To See

They reach high into the atmosphere to captivate us with their imposing dominance. A list of must-see super-high buildings.

Dan the Info-man
One World Trade Center is the 6th tallest building - 1,776ft.
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