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The US hosts some of the most impressive and tallest buildings in the world. Some of these buildings many years ago used to be the tallest buildings in the whole world at that time.

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New York and Chicago have always been the places with the most impressive skyscrapers. There are hundreds of buildings but in this article we will see the 8 highest.
Some of these buildings are One World Trade Center, Willis Tower and 432 Park Avenue. Click the next ARROW to see the next image!

8. One World Trade Center


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 One World Trade Center is located in New York City and is the highest US building. It has a height of 1,776 (541) and has 104 floors. Construction began on 27 April 2006 and was completed in July 2013. Designed and Built by David Clovers and Daniel Liebeskind.

7. Willis Tower

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 Willis Tower is located in Chicago and is the second-highest US building. It has a height of 1,451 (443) and consists of 108 floors. Its construction was completed in May 1973. When it was completed, in 1973, it was the highest building in the world. The architects of this building were Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, Fallor Rahman Khan and Bruce Graham

6. 432 Park Avenue

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 432 Park Aveny is located in New York and has a height of 1,396 (426), consisting of 88 floors and is one of the largest residential complexes in the world. Construction was completed on 23 December 2015 and cost US $ 1.25 billion. Designed by Rafael Viñolyand SLCE Architects, LLP

5. Trump International Hotel and Tower

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 Trump International Hotel and Tower is located in Chicago and has a height of 1,389 (423), consisting of 98 floors. According to Wikipedia, 21st-tallest building in the world; once planned to be the tallest in the world prior to World Trade Center attacks. Construction was completed in 2009 and cost US $ 847 million. Designed by Adrian Smith, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

4. Empire State Building

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The well-known Empire State Building is located in New York and has a height of 1,250 (381), consisting of 102 floors. Construction completed in April 11, 1931; 86 years ago. According to Wikipedia, 35th-tallest building in the world; tallest building in the world from 1931 until 1972; first building in the world to contain over 100 floors; tallest building built in the U.S. and the world in the 1930s. Designed by Shreve, Lamb and Harmon

3. Bank of America Tower

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 Bank of America Tower is located in New York and has a height of 1,200 (366), consisting of 55 floors. It is the 4th-tallest building in New York City. Construction was completed in 2009 and cost US $ 1 billion. Designed by COOKFOX Architects Adamson Associates Architects

2. Aon Center

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 Aon Center is located in Chicago and has a height of 1,136 (346), consisting of 83 floors and is the 3rd highest building in Chicago. Construction was completed in 1973 and cost $ 120,000,000 (USD). Designed by Edward Durell Stone

1. John Hancock Center

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 John Hancock Center is located in Chicago and has a height of 1,127 (344), consisting of 100 floors. According to Wikipedia, First trussed-tube building in the world; contains some of the highest residential units in the world; tallest building built in the world in the 1960s and the highest pinnacle height in the world at the time.Construction was completed in 1969 and cost $ 100,000,000 (USD). Designed by Fazlur Rahman Han Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

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