With a height of 541 meters, New York’s One World Trade Center is currently the tallest skyscraper in the United States. New York City scored particularly well, accounting for four skyscrapers out of the top ten and seven out of the top 17.
Willis Tower is the second tallest skyscraper in the United States. Illinois’s tallest high-rise the iconic Willis Tower (formerly and often still called the Sears Tower) sits in the heart of downtown Chicago. The data below shows the height of the tallest skyscrapers in the United States as of 2018 (in meters).
A new era of American skyscrapers: After almost a two-decade lull in skyscraper construction, the US is embracing taller buildings again. Last year alone, the United States added 14 new skyscrapers into the mix. In the past decade, New York City has added 25 new skyscrapers to its iconic skyline.
Between now and 2022, 44 skyscraper projects are expected to be completed in the US, with the vast majority being built in New York City.
These are the tallest skyscrapers in the United States:
|1||One World Trade Center||New York City||104||541 meters||2014|
|2||Willis Tower||Chicago||108||442 meters||1974|
|3||432 Park Avenue||New York City||96||426 meters||2015|
|4||Trump International Hotel & Tower||Chicago||98||423 meters||2009|
|5||Empire State Building||New York City||102||381 meters||1931|
|6||Bank of America Tower||New York City||58||366 metersm||2009|
|7||Aon Center||Chicago||83||346 meters||1973|
|8||875 North Michigan Avenue||Chicago||100||344 meters||1969|
|9||Comcast Innovation & Technology Center||Philadelphia||59||342 meters||2018|
|10||Wilshire Grand Center||Los Angeles||73||335 meters||2017|
|11||Three World Trade Center||New York City||71||329 meters||2018|
|12||Salesforce Tower||San Francisco||61||326 meters||2018|
|13||Chrysler Building||New York City||77||319 meters||1930|
|14||New York Times Tower||New York City||52||319 meters||2007|
|15||Bank of America Plaza||Atlanta||55||312 meters||1992|
|16||US Bank Tower||Los Angeles||73||310 meters||1989|
|17||Franklin Center North Tower||Chicago||60||307 meters||1989|
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