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Skyscrapers Through History: The World Is Getting Taller

1998-2010 THE WORLD IS GETTING IALLER 1970-1975 2,722ft How skyscrapers have grown across the world throughout history and how the skyscraper 1,727ft 1,670ft 1,451ft superpowers have moved from the US to Asia. 1920-1931 1,250ft 1,046ft Late 1800s - Early 1900s 285ft 138ft Empire State Building New York Flat Iron Chrysler Building New York Taipei 101 Home Insurance Sears WTC Burj Khalifa Building Chicago Building New York Tower #1 Chicago New York Taipei Dubai The late 1800s to the early 1900s saw the first skyscrapers emerging as The economic boom of the 1920s saw more skyscrapers, culminating with the Chrysler building & Empire State. The 1970s saw two huge additions to US skylines - The Sears Tower & WTC #1 - with both towering over previous records The economic power of Asia begins to show as skyscrapers such as the Taipei 101 and Burj Khalifa are built concrete structures.

Skyscrapers Through History: The World Is Getting Taller

shared by bandssteel on Sep 11
Skyscrapers are getting taller and taller as time goes on and they have come a long way since the concrete structures of the early 1900s.


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