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List of tallest buildings in New York:
New York is the biggest city in the United States of America with a population of 86,01190 individuals. Nicknames of New York are ''The Big Apple'', and "The city which never sleeps". New York is famous for many reasons like being a center for trade and business, Educational Research, and Tourism. Apart from this feature, New is known for its restaurants, iconic neighborhood, museums, shopping malls, business companies, and tallest buildings. In this article, we are about to throw light on New York's features for super-tall buildings and structures. New York is the center of the world's tallest and the largest buildings, especially the Midtown Manhattan is known for its super tall structures and skyscrapers. Buildings like World Trade Center One, World Trade Center 3, One Vanderbilt, Park Avenue Condominiums, State Empire building, and Chrysler Building offer a distinction to New York in having super tall structures. Apart from these tallest buildings in the city, there are several charming towers and buildings which offer the city a spectacular view. For instance, The Spiral New York, 35 Hudson Yards, One 57, and One Manhattan West are outstanding in this regard. Before the construction of Khalifa tower, it was the home of the world's tallest building. This article has enlisted and compiled information about the ten tallest buildings of New York City.
1. One World Trade Center New York, USA:
Other similar names for the One World Trade Center are "One World Trade", "One WTC", and "Freedom Tower". It is the tallest building in New York City. It is the largest rebuilt building of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan New York. It is not only the tallest building in New York but also the tallest building in the entire USA. Compared to the rest of the world, it is the sixth-largest building in the world. This tallest building was built under the same name as the first northern World Trade Center. The World Trade Center was destroyed by the 2001 terrorist attacks.
Work to build a "One World Trade Center" began in 2006 and was completed in 2013. It was released for use in 2014. The construction of this tower is based on the modern architectural style. Designed for office and residential and business purposes. The total height of the "One World Trade Center" is 541.3 meters.
2. One Vanderbilt New York, USA:
Charming skyscrapers of midtown Manhattan, New York is the second tallest building in New York City, which is 427 meters high. The height of the tower gives an unprecedented combination of spectacular views and global visibility of high profile. The construction of the tower cost 3.30 billion $, which was completed in the year 2016. The purpose of the tower was to accommodate offices, business centers, and residencies.
3. Park Avenue Condominiums New York, USA:
It is another supertall skyscraper of midtown Manhattan, New York. The building was constructed for residential purposes. It is ranked as the 3rd tallest building in New York. It features 125 condominiums (residential apartments) as well as amenities such as a private restaurant for residents. 432 Park Avenue sits on Billionaires' Row and has some of the most expensive residences in the city, with the median unit selling for tens of millions of dollars. The building was designed and constructed in a modern architectural style. The construction work of the building was started in September 2011, and the work completed in December 2015. It was opened for use in 2016. The total height of the Park Ave Condominium is 425.7 meters. The construction cost of the building was 1.25 billion US$.
4. Empire State Building New York, USA:
Another Skyscrapper in midtown Manhattan, New York, which is composed of 102 stories, and sits on the fourth number in height. This building was designed and constructed by famous architects namely "Shreve", "Lamb", and "Harmon". The construction work of the building was started in 1930, which lasted for a year-long and completed in 1931. The building was own by Empire State Realty Trust. The constructed cost worth 564 million US$ as per currency value in 2019. The name of the building was derived from the nickname of New York State, the "Empire State". The roof height of the building was 380 meters. The Empire State Building had remained the world's tallest building till 1970, when the World Trade Center Building was constructed, which got the status of city's tallest building from 1970 onward. After the collapse of the World Trade Center in 2001, the Empire State Building again became the city's Tallest Building for several years.
5. 3 World Trade Center New York, USA:
It is the second-largest building having the same name. 3 World Trade Center, which is also known as 175 Greenwich Street is known for New York's fifth tallest building. The 3 World Trade Center was constructed on the eastern side of Greenwich street having the World Trade Center on the Western side of Street. It was constructed as a part of the World Trade Center. The construction of the building was started in 2010 and delayed for several years, but ultimately completed in 2016. The building was opened for use in 2018. The tall tower also adds charm to the Midtown, Manhattan.
The construction of the building was carried out by Tishman Construction Company. The construction of the building was based on an architectural design prepared by a Canadian civil engineering company namely "WSP Cantor Seinuk".
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