United States

North America

Facts

Population

Source: 0

317,518,000 (2013)

Area

9,833,517 km²

3,796,721 mi²

Density

32.3 people per km²

83.6 people per mi²

GDP

$16.72 trillion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

825 Completed • 66 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

32 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (54%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (49%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

2

Tallest Country in

the World

#

1

Tallest Country in

North America

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

One World Trade Center

541.3 m / 1,776 ft

2

Central Park Tower

472.4 m / 1,550 ft

3

Willis Tower

442.1 m / 1,451 ft

4

111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft

5

One Vanderbilt

427 m / 1,401 ft

6

432 Park Avenue

425.7 m / 1,397 ft

7

Trump International Hotel & Tower

423.2 m / 1,389 ft

8

30 Hudson Yards

387.1 m / 1,270 ft

9

Empire State Building

381 m / 1,250 ft

10

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Philadelphia Chapter Presents: Building Tall & Going Deep in the San Francisco Bay Area

16 February 2021

CTBUH Seattle Chapter Fall Workshop: 50 Forward / 50 Back

07 November 2019

Videos

04 March 2021

CTBUH Florida Chapter: Timber on the Rise, from Paris to Miami

The CTBUH Florida Chapter reviews a case study on the Bruneseau Seine Tower in Paris and the current state of research in wood construction in...

Research

01 March 2020

Mass Timber: The New Sustainable Choice for Tall Buildings

Professionals who work in the realm of tall building design and construction are well aware that high-rises are the best solution for accommodating growing urban...

Global News

09 April 2021

Developer Announces New Residences in Sunny Isles Beach

The Sunny Isles Beach area will be gaining another luxury-branded tower sometime in the near future, which seems to be all the craze in Florida’s...