United States of America holds a prominent place in the world for the modern architectural development over the years. Skyscrapers are high-flying examples of modern architecture of United States of America. The first skyscraper of the world was a 10-story Home Insurance Building of Chicago built in the year 1885.
Here is a list of top five skyscrapers of United States of America. The cities like New York and Chicago are the hub of skyscrapers. Before 1990 United States of America was the one to posses top ten tallest buildings of the world, today in 2015 the record has been broken and it has only 5 out of 25 tallest building in the world.
- One World Trade Center
One World Trade Center is located in premises of New York City. The construction of One World Trade Center has recently been completed on 3rd November 2014 with 104 floors. With the height of 1,776 ft One World Trade Center is the fourth tallest building of the world and tallest in United States of America. One World Trade Center was frequently referred as Freedom Tower at the time of its construction.
The second highest building Willis Tower, located in Chicago is also referred as Sears Tower. The height of Sears Tower is 1,451 ft with 108 floors. The construction of Willis Tower was completed in 1974. Willis Tower is the tallest building of Chicago and ranks to be the 12th-tallest building of the world.
The third highest building of United States of America, Empire- State Building located in New York was the tallest building of the world from 1931 to 1972. The total height of the Empire-State Building including the tip is 1,454 with 102 floors. At the moment it is the 25th tallest building of the world.
- 432 Park Avenue
The fourth tallest building of United States of America at present is 432 Park Avenue. 432 Park Avenue is the tallest residential building of United States of America with construction completed in October 2014. The height of 432 Park Avenue is 1,396 ft. The total number of floors in 432 Park Avenue is 96.
- Trump International Hotel and Tower
The fifth tallest building of United States of America is Trump International Hotel and Tower located in Chicago. The height of Trump International Hotel and Tower is 1,389 ft with 98 floors. The construction of Trump International Hotel and Tower was completed in 2009.