The tallest tower in the West is nearly complete The Wilshire Grand in Downtown’s financial district, which was previously scheduled to be completed this month, is still very much under construction, as shown in new photos taken over...Show More Summary
At 66-stories, the tower may top 800 feet and be one of the tallest in Los Angeles. [ more › ]
The 33 artificial peaks of London.
In The Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed Rafael Viñoly, the architect who designed 432 Park Ave., currently the tallest residential tower in the world, for my "House Call" column (go here). For those who aren't up on street...
There’s lots of competition for the title of world’s tallest skyscraper, but does anyone care about the world’s longest – even when it extends vertically into an upside-down U shape? If you were to take ‘The Big Bend’ and straighten it out to stand on one end, it would extend impossibly high into the air, …
What if your daily commute involved parachuting down to earth rather than being stuck in vehicular traffic? That’s the vision in Clouds Architecture Office’s incredible proposal for a skyscraper suspended off an orbiting asteroid. The...Show More Summary
The Four Seasons Miami is no longer the tallest building in the Sunshine State. A neighboring Magic City tower under construction has now officially claimed the title: The still growing Panorama Tower. Construction workers at the Brickell skyscraper have now topped off the building's 85th floor and by the end of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is courting a "very significant risk" if a damaged spillway on the nation's tallest dam is not operational by the next rainy season, and the state's plan for the work leaves no time for any delays, a team of safety experts has warned in a report obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
World’s Longest Tower may pop up in NYC – The Big Bend I’ve heard of the World’s Tallest building, and NYC is certainly home to some incredible skyscrapers, but now the World’s Longest Tower may pop up in the Big Apple. OIIO has putShow More Summary
Dubai doesn't try to imitate major metropolises like Paris, Los Angeles, or Tokyo, but instead has pioneered its own brand of super luxury. No structure better represents that ethos than Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, located in the heart of downtown Dubai. Constructing a 2,716-foot-tall building was no simple feat. Show More Summary
Tallest building in San Francisco takes center stage Arguably the tallest building west of the Mississippi River, the Salesforce Tower in Yerba Buena is coming up beautifully. It’s quite the sight to see throughout the city, from Nob Hill and Noe Valley to SoMa and Potrero Hill. Really, you can’t miss it. Show More Summary
In the wake of the widely publicized near-collapse of the country’s tallest earthen dam last month, locals in Oroville, California, are wondering how to leverage the disaster as a tourist attraction
What used to be the tallest known Ponderosa pine on the planet has died, and now its namesake campground is set to join it. A beetle infestation has done in … Click to Continue »
A-Rod is J. Lo's tallest boyfriend since Affleck, and you know what that means? (I don't know what what means) (Lainey) OH MY GOD, is the Royal Marriage in trouble? They just can't go around pretending everything is fine. (Fug...
Long-delayed project would be one of the tallest in the neighborhood Back in 2014, affordable housing developers hoped to transform a nondescript Mission District site near Balmy Ally into a 32-unit affordable housing project, hopefully...Show More Summary
Once the tallest building in New York City, the Woolworth Building is a historic landmark. Completed in 1913, the building was equipped to maintain its own electricity, heat, subway entrance, and barber shop. With past tenants such as...Show More Summary
Wearing heels in the snow? That's a hard pass from us - unless we're Victoria Beckham, then we'd make it work. Completely unfazed by the weather conditions in NYC, the star stepped out in Chelsea wearing the tallest heels we've seen her in. Show More Summary
A state lawmaker is seeking to strengthen regulations for amusement parks in Kansas after a colleague's 10-year-old son was killed last year on a water slide dubbed the world's tallest. … Click to Continue »
Dubai is an international cosmopolitan center known for its brand of Middle Eastern extravagance and opulence. Most hotels compete in this space by having the biggest this or the tallest that in the city.... via JustLuxe.com