A 17-year-old who scales some of the tallest buildings in Manhattan searching for the perfect Instagram photo was arrested for climbing to the top of 432 Park Avenue, "the in-construction luxury tower expected to top out at 1,398 feet, making it the second-tallest building in the city" according to New York Magazine. Show More Summary
The days are numbered for the U.S. Bank Tower building in Los Angeles being the tallest building west of the Mississippi. Korean Airlines is constructing a 73-story skyscraper in Los Angeles that at 1,100 feet upon completion will be the tallest building in Los Angeles and the western United States. Show More Summary
Developers announced today that the 900-room hotel in the Financial District's under-construction Wilshire Grand—which will be the tallest building in the West when it's finished in 2017—will be run by InterContinental Hotels Group, a company best known for Holiday...
Photo via City Lab Considering that Shenzhen, China, already houses two of the world's top 25 tallest buildings, this proposed Cloud Citizen skyscraper might be ever so slightly less absurd...maybe. Leveling off at a height of 2,231 feet—that's second only...
A quartet of Polish daredevils dressed up as priests to smuggle parachutes past security at Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland before climbing to the top and BASE jumping off the country’s tallest building. Once on the ground, the jumpers packed up their things and made their way to a getaway car.
Dubai built the world's tallest building, put a ski slope inside a shopping mall and gave its cops a Lamborghini for a police car.
Thirteen years ago today, America was rocked by the devastating terrorist act that knocked down the world’s tallest buildings and simultaneously ended the lives of countless of innocents…Continue
At the time of their construction, the two buildings that made up the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan were the tallest buildings in the world. The Twin Towers, as they were nicknamed, opened on April 4, 1973, and stood as aShow More Summary
Marathons have always been a test of fitness and endurance. However, they are traditionally held over horizontal terrain. But China just held a vertical marathon in its capital city Beijing’s tallest building. The second edition of the China World Summit Wing Hotel Vertical Run, took place on Sunday morning in Beijing. Show More Summary
The firm in charge of leasing up America's tallest building is taking some space there for itself. Cushman & Wakefield is moving its downtown office to 1 World Trade Center, the 1,776-foot office... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 2010, when the San Francisco 49ers’ brain trust was drawing up the plans for what is now Levi’s Stadium, they went to one of the tallest buildings in the area and looked out over Silicon Valley. According to Joanne Pasternack, director of community relations and the 49ers Foundation, these executives could see Google, Intel,…
Midtown officially has a new tallest building. It's at 432 Park Avenue, and it's just one of several "supertall" skyscrapers that will be rising in the area in the coming months and years. [ more › ]
A British magician has been slammed for his latest stunt where he "levitated" above Europe's tallest building.
Wait. Pause. This is the scariest selfie we've ever seen. Three teens from Hong Kong named Daniel Lau, Andrew Tso and A.S. climbed to the top of one of the city's tallest buildings and snapped a selfie. And we don't just mean they got to the roof and goofed around. They climbed the pole that is already [...]
At least 20 Palestinians wounded as Israeli rockets destroy much of one of Gaza's tallest buildings.
The occupants of the historic Dade County Courthouse, which was once the tallest building south of Baltimore and is now where civil cases are heard, are continuing in their campaign for a new courthouse. But don't worry about the...
If you're afraid of heights, you might not want to click the "play" button. The video above shows a BASE jump from the pinnacle of the 2,717-foot-... Read more: World-Records, Skydiving, Base Jumping, World Records, Burj Khalifa Base Jump, Highest BASE Jump, Weird News News
Saudi Arabia might be trying to outdo every other country with its massive Kingdom Tower. The new tallest building in the world will stand one kilo... Read more: World's Tallest Building, Saudi Arabia, Kingdom Tower, Hpl, Burj Khalifa, Kingdom-Tower-Worlds-Tallest-Building, Kingdom-Tower-Saudi-Arabia, Tallest Building, World News
The city's second tallest building is coming up short for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.
On one of the tallest buildings in downtown Dublin, Georgia, look for a marker that tells the story of the remarkable life lived high above the ground in Kcymaerxthaereal times. These monastery districts were quite self-reliant and were connected by a web of lines so people could go from place to place without being exposed to danger. Show More Summary