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
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
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
The company is slated to move into the region's tallest building, bringing 750 jobs. [ more › ]
Which state holds America's tallest? And which state's measures only 124 feet tall?
The 14-story Dalton will be one of the tallest buildings in the area.
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...
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
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.
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.
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 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.
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 › ]
Windy conditions have the two men hanging on for dear life as they repeatedly slam into the side of this sky scraper.
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 […]
“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...
The ‘Leaning Tower of San Francisco’ has angry people pointing fingers in all directions.
‘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
The back catalog of former World’s Tallest Building title-holders actually includes some quite surprising entries.