New York City’s One World Trade Center was crowned the tallest building in the United States on Tuesday, beating out Chicago’s Willis
At joint press conferences in New York and Chicago today, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat — a Chicago-based nonprofit — announced its decision to crown the One World Trade Center as the tallest building in the United States, beating out the Windy City’s Willis Tower by mere feet of spire. More »
Step aside, Chicago: One World Trade Center, the iconic replacement for the Twin Towers, was officially designated the tallest building in the United States Tuesday morning, cresting Chicago's Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower)...
One World Trade Center is now the third tallest in the world, overtaking Taipei's 1,667 ft. structure. The Willis Tower in Chicago now loses its claim as the tallest building in the United States.
It looks like the Second City is staying second. After much debate, the Chicago-based tall buildings council announced that upon the tower’s completion, New York City’s One World Trade Center will beat out Willis Tower as the nation’s tallest building. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (AP) — An expert committee of architects declares that New York's new World Trade Center tower is now the tallest building in the U.S., surpassing Chicago's Willis Tower.
CHICAGO (AP) — The new World Trade Center tower in New York knocked Chicago's Willis Tower off its pedestal as the nation's tallest building when an international panel of architects announced Tuesday that the needle atop the skyscraper can be counted when measuring the structure's height.
One World Trade Center has been crowned the tallest building in the Americas, standing at a symbolic (and now official) 1,776 feet. The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, an international body that determines the heights of skyscrapers, and ruled that the spire atop One World Trade is an architecturally significant feature of the [...]
An expert panel of architects has announced that One World Trade Center — the marquee skyscraper that has spent more than a decade in development and construction amid great political debate — has claimed the mantle of tallest building in the country, staving off a c …
CHICAGO (AP) — An expert committee of architects is set to announce whether New York's new World Trade Center tower or Chicago's Willis Tower is the tallest building in the U.S.
That question will hopefully be answered on Tuesday, when the Council on Tall Buildings is expected to announce its official ruling on the height of New York's One World Trade Center.
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One World Trade Center's towering spire was light-tested last night. Wow is it pretty — and bright. Read more...
Last night, the Port Authority and Durst Organization conducted a test of 1 World Trade Center's spire and beacon. Which meant a light show for lower Manhattan, parts of Brooklyn and NJ! [ more › ]