List of tallest buildings in New York City

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New York City has the most individual, free-standing skyscrapers in the world over 492 ft. (150 m) with 194 buildings taller than 492 ft. For comparison, Hong Kong has 214 skyscrapers taller than 492 ft. (since skyscrapers that rise from a common podium are counted individually); and Chicago has 90 taller than 492 ft. World Trade Center Towers 1 and 2 were the two tallest buildings in New York City before they were destroyed on September 11th, 2001.

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[edit] Tallest buildings in New York City

Rank Name Height
feet / meters
Floors Year
1 Empire State Building 1 1,250 / 381 102 1931
2 Chrysler Building 1 1,046 / 319 77 1930
3 New York Times Tower 1,046 / 319 52 2007
4 American International Building 952 / 290 66 1932
5 The Trump Building (40 Wall Street) 1 927 / 283 70 1930
6 Citigroup Center 915 / 279 59 1977
7 Trump World Tower 861 / 262 72 2001
8 GE Building 850 / 259 69 1933
9 CitySpire Center 814 / 248 75 1987
10 One Chase Manhattan Plaza 813 / 248 60 1961
11 Condé Nast Building 809 / 247 48 1999
12 MetLife Building 808 / 246 60 1963
13 Bloomberg Tower 806 / 246 54 2005
14 Woolworth Building 1 792 / 241 57 1913
15 One Worldwide Plaza 778 / 237 50 1989
16 Carnegie Hall Tower 757 / 231 60 1991
17 Bear Stearns World Headquarters 755 / 230 47 2001
18 AXA Center 752 / 229 54 1986
19 One Penn Plaza 750 / 229 57 1972
20 1251 Avenue of the Americas 750 / 229 54 1971
21 Time Warner Center North Tower 750 / 229 55 2004
22 Time Warner Center South Tower 750 / 229 55 2004
23 60 Wall Street (Deutsche Bank H.Q.) 745 / 227 55 1989
24 One Astor Plaza 745 / 227 54 1972
25 One Liberty Plaza 743 / 226 54 1973
26 20 Exchange Place 741 / 226 57 1931
27 7 World Trade Center 741 / 226 49 2006
28 Three World Financial Center 739 / 225 51 1986
29 Times Square Tower 726 / 221 47 2004
30 Metropolitan Tower 716 / 218 68 1987
31 JP Morgan Chase World Headquarters 707 / 215 52 1960
32 General Motors Building 705 / 215 50 1968
33 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower 1 700 / 213 50 1909
34 500 Fifth Avenue 697 / 212 60 1931
35 Americas Tower 692 / 211 50 1992
36 Solow Building 689 / 210 50 1974
37 HSBC Bank Building 688 / 210 52 1967
38 55 Water Street 687 / 209 53 1972
39 277 Park Avenue 687 / 209 50 1962
40 1585 Broadway 685 / 209 42 1989
41 Random House Tower 684 / 208 52 2003
42 Four Seasons Hotel New York 682 / 208 52 1993
43 Bertelsmann Building 676 / 206 42 1990
44 McGraw-Hill Building 674 / 205 51 1969
45 Lincoln Building 673 / 205 55 1930
46 Paramount Plaza 670 / 204 48 1971
47 Trump Tower 664 / 202 58 1983
48 Citicorp Building (One Court Square) 658 / 201 50 1990
49 Bank of New York Building 654 / 199 50 1931
50 599 Lexington Avenue 653 / 199 50 1986
51 712 5th Avenue 650 / 198 52 1990
52 Chanin Building 649 / 198 56 1930
53 245 Park Avenue 648 / 198 44 1966
54 Sony Tower 647 / 197 37 1984
55 Two World Financial Center 645 / 197 44 1987
56 One New York Plaza 640 / 195 50 1969
57 570 Lexington Avenue 640 / 195 50 1931
58 345 Park Avenue 634 / 193 44 1969
59 W.R. Grace Building 630 / 192 50 1971
60 Home Insurance Plaza 630 / 192 45 1966
61 Verizon Building 630 / 192 40 1974
62 101 Park Avenue 629 / 192 49 1982
63 One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza 628 / 191 49 1972
64 Central Park Place 628 / 191 56 1988
65 888 7th Avenue 628 / 191 46 1971
66 Waldorf-Astoria Hotel 625 / 191 47 1931
67 Burlington House 625 / 191 50 1969
68 Trump Palace Condominiums 623 / 190 54 1991
69 Olympic Tower 620 / 189 51 1976
70 Mercantile Building 620 / 189 48 1929
71 425 5th Avenue 618 / 188 55 2003
72 919 Third Avenue 615 / 187 47 1971
73 New York Life Building 615 / 187 40 1928
74 750 7th Avenue 615 / 187 40 1928
75 Tower 49 614 / 187 45 1985
76 Credit Lyonnais Building 609 / 186 45 1964
77 The Orion 604 / 184 58 2006
78 590 Madison Avenue 603 / 184 41 1983

Note 1: Was the world's tallest building when completed.

[edit] Under construction

Tall buildings that are currently being built in New York City include:

Rank Name Height
feet / meters
Floors Year
1 Freedom Tower 1,776 / 541 102 2010
2 Bank of America Tower 1,200 / 366 57 2008
3 New York Times Tower 1,046 / 319 52 2007
4 Goldman Sachs Headquarters 749 / 228 43 2009
5 The Epic 615 / 187 58 2006

[edit] Construction approved

Construction is approved and will commence construction in 2007/2008.

Rank Name Height
feet / meters
Floors Year
1 200 Greenwich Street 1,254 / 382 (1,350/411 antenna) 78 2012?
2 175 Greenwich Street 1,155 / 352 (1,255/383 spires) 71 2012?
3 150 Greenwich Street 947 / 288 61 2012?

[edit] Tallest buildings in New York City's satellite cities and suburbs

Rank Name Location Height
feet / meters
Floors Year
1 Goldman Sachs Tower Jersey City 781 / 238 42 2004
2 101 Hudson Street Jersey City 548 / 167 42 1992
3 Newport Tower Jersey City 531 / 162 36 1991
4 Exchange Place Centre Jersey City 490 / 149 30 1989
5 Harborside Plaza 5 Jersey City 480 / 146 34 2002
6 National Newark Building Newark 465 / 142 34 1931
7 1180 Raymond Boulevard Newark 448 / 137 35 1930
8 Trump Plaza New Rochelle 420 / 128 32 2007
9 Galaxy Towers 1 Guttenberg 415 / 126 44 1976
10 Galaxy Towers 2 Guttenberg 415 / 126 44 1976
11 Galaxy Towers 3 Guttenberg 415 / 126 44 1976
12 Connecticut Financial Center New Haven 383 / 117 26 1993
13 Liberty View Towers (East) Jersey City 380 / 116 36 2003
14 Liberty View Towers (West) Jersey City 380 / 116 36 2003
15 Avalon-on-the-Sound II New Rochelle 375 / 114 39 2007
16 Prudential Plaza Newark 374 / 114 24 1960
17 80 Park Plaza Newark 360 / 110 26 1980
18 One Gateway Center Newark 359 / 109 30 1971
19 One City Place White Plains 354 / 108 35 2004
20 Trump Tower at City Center White Plains 354 / 108 35 2005

[edit] Notes

The lists are current as of July 2006.

[edit] Reference

[edit] See also

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