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The NBA All-Star Game showed that the league isn’t just a diversion anymore

NEW ORLEANS — It was impossible to miss the billboards. They were everywhere, staring down from the tallest buildings and keeping a close watch over NBA All-Star Weekend. The message they delivered by way of Nike was simple — that of...Show More Summary

This urban explorer illegally climbs skyscrapers and bridges to take photos

How far would you go to take the perfect shot? Would you climb the tallest buildings around the world to take photos? The 19-year-old German photographer Andrej Ciesielski does exactly this. Other than being unsafe, this is also illegal, so he puts a lot to risk to take the breathtaking cityscapes. Show More Summary

New renderings of 550 Howard, poised to be one of SF’s tallest buildings

Planners say they would prefer something more “iconically-shaped” Cesar Pelli, the Argentine-American architect behind some of the world’s tallest buildings, is already putting an indelible stamp on San Francisco’s skyline with Salesforce...Show More Summary

Nestle Is Moving Its U.S. Headquarters To Rosslyn

The company is slated to move into the region's tallest building, bringing 750 jobs. [ more › ]

Nice views: Tallest building in each state in the USA

Which state holds America's tallest? And which state's measures only 124 feet tall?        

Downtown Los Angeles hasn't seen this much construction since the 1920s

On the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles, workers are putting the finishing touches on the Wilshire Grand, the West Coast’s tallest building. Owned by Korean Air, it rises 1,100 feet and will have a hotel, offices and observation deck when finished. Two blocks...

Mapping the rise in 2016 of LA's tallest towers

For Los Angeles, let's call 2016 the year of the skyscraper. The 73-story Wilshire Grand Center was crowned with a decorative spire that reaches a height of 1,100 feet, making it the tallest building in Los Angeles. It edged out theShow More Summary

The New Stock Market Where You Could Invest In The Empire State Building

Have you ever wanted to invest directly in New York’s Empire State Building and One World Trade Center or The Shard, the tallest building in London? A new stock market due to launch in 2017 could make this a reality.

San Francisco's tallest buildings ranked

Salesforce Tower may still be under construction but it's already dominating the San Francisco skyline. Upon completion the structure will tower at 1,070 feet, outdoing the Transamerica Pyramid by 217 feet as the highest building in the city.

148 floors in the sky: The view from the Burj Khalifa - CNET

2 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

Far above the desert, in the heart of the city of Dubai, stands the tallest building in the world. A stunning tower of steel, concrete and glass. Here's what it's like to visit, along with a ton of photos of the view.

The view from above: Sky high at the Burj Khalifa - CNET

2 months agoTechnology : CNET: News

The outdoor viewing deck is on the 148th floor, 550m/1,804ft in the air. Welcome to the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.

Chinese Firm Breaks Ground On What Will Be SF's Second Tallest Building, Oceanwide Center

Thursday marked the ceremonial groundbreaking for Oceanwide Center, a complex of two towers and some smaller buildings, the tallest being 910 feet tall, at First and Mission Streets. [ more › ]

Window Cleaners Stuck On Swinging Platform On China's 2nd Tallest Building

2 months agoHumor : eBaum's World

Windy conditions have the two men hanging on for dear life as they repeatedly slam into the side of this sky scraper.

NewActon-style development bringing city’s tallest tower to Belconnen

3 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Belconnen is to be home to a $700 million New Acton-style mixed use development, Republic, featuring 1300 apartments and a hotel as well as Canberra’s first glass towers and tallest building. Atop the 27-storey, 113.7m-tall highest building will be Canberra’s first public “sky deck”. The first stage of development starts next year, with off-plan sales […]

One Square Mile: What it’s like to wash the windows of Atlanta’s tallest buildings

“We’ve been on every building in this city,” says Nationwide Window Cleaning owner Jeff Boyar, who describes the truly monumental jobs—imagine the Westin Peachtree Plaza—as occupational adventures, sort of mountain climbs in reverse...

San Francisco’s 4th Tallest Building Is Sinking, And Nobody Really Knows Why

The ‘Leaning Tower of San Francisco’ has angry people pointing fingers in all directions.

The Burj Khalifa’s facade gets mesmerizing LED light show

‘Ascension’ takes you on a journey from the center of the earth and beyond As if it were even possible for the world’s tallest building to impress even further, an LED light show by London-based Yusuke Murakami and Tangent Design and...Show More Summary

7 Surprising Buildings That Were Once the World’s Tallest

3 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

The back catalog of former World’s Tallest Building title-holders actually includes some quite surprising entries.

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