World's tallest Skyscrapers

  • The 110-story, 1,450-foot Willis Tower rises above the Chicago skyline. According to the nonprofit Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, will be the tenth tallest completed building in the world, with a height measured at 1,451 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)
  • Zifeng Tower will the ninth tallest completed building in the world, with a height measured at 1,476 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo, File)
  • Malaysia's landmark Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Petronas 1 and 2 Towers will be the seventh and eighth tallest completed buildings in the world, with a height measured at 1,483 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin, File)
  • 118-story International Commerce Centre as seen from the Victoria Peak in Hong Kong. International Commerce Centre will be the sixth tallest completed building in the world, with a height measured at 1,588 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)
  • Abraj Al-Bait Tower, also known as Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, during the annual Hajj in the Saudi holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Abraj Al-Bait Tower is the second tallest completed building in the world with the height measured at 1,972 feet. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)
  • Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai, the fifth tallest completed building in the world with the height measured at 1,614 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
  • 1 World Trade Center, center, overlooks the wedge-shaped pavilion entrance of the National September 11 Museum, lower right, and the square outlines of the memorial waterfalls in New York. According to the nonprofit Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 1 World Trade Center, once completed, will be the third tallest building in the world with a height of 1,776 feet. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
  • Burj Khalifa is the tallest completed building in the world with the height measured at 2,717 feet. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreil, File)
  • Taipei 101 will be the fourth tallest completed building in the world, with a height measured at 1,667 feet, once New York's 1 World Trade Center, with a height of 1,776 feet, is completed. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying, File)

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