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New York City, the most populous city in the United States, is home to over 6,950 completed high-rise building s of at least 115 feet (35 m), of which at least 132 are taller than 600 feet (183 m). The tallest building in New York is One World Trade Center, which rises 1,776 feet (541 m). The 104-story skyscraper also stands as the tallest building in the United States, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest building in the world. The second-tallest building in the city is 432 Park Avenue, standing at 1,396 feet (426 m), and the third-tallest is 30 Hudson Yards. Not counting its antenna, the 4th-tallest is the 102-story Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan, which was finished in 1931 and rises to 1,250 feet (381 m), increased to 1,454 feet (443 m) by its antenna. It is the sixth-tallest building in the United States and the 35th-tallest building in the world. The fifth-tallest building in New York is the Bank of America Tower, which rises to 1,200 feet (366 m), including its spire.
A high-rise building is a tall building, as opposed to a low-rise building and is defined by its height differently in various jurisdictions. It is used as a residential, office building, or other functions including hotel, retail, or with multiple purposes combined. Residential high-rise buildings are also known as tower blocks and may be referred to as "MDUs", standing for "multi-dwelling unit". A very tall high-rise building is referred to as a skyscraper.
One World Trade Center is the main building of the rebuilt World Trade Center complex in Lower Manhattan, New York City. One WTC is the tallest building in the United States, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, and the sixth-tallest in the world. The supertall structure has the same name as the North Tower of the original World Trade Center, which was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The new skyscraper stands on the northwest corner of the 16-acre (6.5 ha) World Trade Center site, on the site of the original 6 World Trade Center. The building is bounded by West Street to the west, Vesey Street to the north, Fulton Street to the south, and Washington Street to the east.
The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of Earth which lies west of the prime meridian and east of the antimeridian. The other half is called the Eastern Hemisphere.
The Empire State Building stood as the tallest building in the world from its completion until 1970, when construction on the 110-story North Tower of the original World Trade Center surpassed it. 1,368 feet (417 m), The World Trade Center held the title until it was in turn surpassed by the construction of the 108-story Willis Tower (formerly known as the Sears Tower) in Chicago in 1973. It remained the tallest building in New York City until 2001. The North Tower, as well as the other six buildings in the World Trade Center complex, were destroyed by terrorist attacks in 2001, and the Empire State Building regained the title of tallest building in the city. It remained the tallest until April 2012, when the construction on One World Trade Center surpassed it. If the Twin Towers were still standing today, they would be the second- and third-tallest buildings in the city, with their replacement—One World Trade Center—being excluded. Only 432 Park Avenue is taller.At
The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It opened on April 4, 1973, and was destroyed in 2001 during the September 11 attacks. At the time of their completion, the Twin Towers — the original 1 World Trade Center, at 1,368 feet (417 m); and 2 World Trade Center, at 1,362 feet (415.1 m)—were the tallest buildings in the world. Other buildings in the complex included the Marriott World Trade Center, 4 WTC, 5 WTC, 6 WTC, and 7 WTC. The complex contained 13,400,000 square feet (1,240,000 m2) of office space.
The Willis Tower is a 110-story, 1,450-foot (442.1 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At completion in 1973, it surpassed the World Trade Center in New York to become the tallest building in the world, a title it held for nearly 25 years; it was the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere for 41 years, until the new One World Trade Center surpassed it in 2014. Willis Tower is considered a seminal achievement for architect Fazlur Rahman Khan. It is currently the third-tallest building in the United States and the Western hemisphere – and the 16th-tallest in the world. Each year, more than one million people visit its observation deck, the highest in the United States, making it one of Chicago's most popular tourist destinations. The structure was renamed in 2009 by the Willis Group as a term of its lease.
The September 11 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,977 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage. Additional people have died of 9/11-related cancer and respiratory diseases in the months and years following the attacks.
One World Trade Center began construction in 2006 as the lead building of the new World Trade Center complex; upon its topping out in May 2013, the 1,776-foot (541 m) skyscraper surpassed the Willis Tower to become the tallest building in the United States. One World Trade Center is part of the redevelopment of the World Trade Center, which also includes the 1,079-foot (329 m) 3 World Trade Center, the 977-foot (298 m) 4 World Trade Center, the 743-foot (226 m) 7 World Trade Center and one partly-constructed on-hold building: the 1,323-foot (403 m) 2 World Trade Center.
The World Trade Center is a mostly completed complex of buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S., replacing the original seven buildings on the same site that were destroyed in the September 11 attacks. The site is being rebuilt with up to six new skyscrapers, four of which have been completed; a memorial and museum to those killed in the attacks; the elevated Liberty Park adjacent to the site, containing the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and Vehicular Security Center; and a transportation hub. The 104-story One World Trade Center, the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, is the lead building for the new complex.
In building construction, topping out is a builders' rite traditionally held when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. Nowadays, the ceremony is often parlayed into a media event for public relations purposes. It has since come to mean more generally finishing the structure of the building, whether there is a ceremony or not.
3 World Trade Center is a skyscraper constructed as part of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan, New York City. The tower is located on the east side of Greenwich Street, on the eastern side of the World Trade Center site.
New York City skyscrapers are concentrated in Midtown and Downtown Manhattan, although other neighborhoods of Manhattan and the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx also contain some high-rises. As of June 2019 [update] , the entire city had 309 buildings that rise at least 500 feet (152 m) in height, including those under construction, more than any other city in the United States.
Midtown Manhattan is the central portion of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Midtown is home to some of the city's most iconic buildings, including the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, the Hudson Yards Redevelopment Project, the headquarters of the United Nations, Grand Central Terminal, and Rockefeller Center, as well as Broadway and Times Square.
Lower Manhattan, also known as Downtown Manhattan or Downtown New York, is the southernmost part of Manhattan, the central borough for business, culture, and government in the City of New York, which itself originated at the southern tip of Manhattan Island in 1624, at a point which now constitutes the present-day Financial District. The population of the Financial District alone has grown to an estimated 61,000 residents as of 2018, up from 43,000 as of 2014, which in turn was nearly double the 23,000 recorded at the 2000 Census.
Brooklyn is a borough of New York City, coterminous with Kings County, in the U.S. state of New York, the most populous county in the state, and the second-most densely populated county in the United States. It is New York City's most populous borough, with an estimated 2,504,700 residents in 2010. Named after the Dutch village of Breukelen, it borders the borough of Queens at the western end of Long Island. Brooklyn has several bridge and tunnel connections to the borough of Manhattan across the East River, and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge connects it with Staten Island.
The history of skyscrapers in New York City began with the completion of the World Building in 1890; the structure rose to a pinnacle of 349 feet (106 m). Though not the city's first high-rise, it was the first building to surpass the 284-foot (87 m) spire of Trinity Church. The World Building, which stood as the tallest in the city until 1899, was demolished in 1955 to allow for the construction of an expanded entrance to the Brooklyn Bridge.
The New York World Building was a skyscraper in New York City designed by early skyscraper specialist George Browne Post and built in 1890 to house the now-defunct newspaper, The New York World. It was razed in 1955.
Demolition, or razing, is the science and engineering in safely and efficiently tearing down of buildings and other man-made structures. Demolition contrasts with deconstruction, which involves taking a building apart while carefully preserving valuable elements for reuse purposes.
The Brooklyn Bridge is a hybrid cable-stayed/suspension bridge in New York City. It connects the boroughs of Manhattan and Brooklyn, spanning the East River. The Brooklyn Bridge has a main span of 1,595.5 feet (486.3 m) and a height of 133 ft (40.5 m) above Mean High Water. It is one of the oldest roadway bridges in the United States and was the world's first steel-wire suspension bridge, as well as the first fixed crossing across the East River.
New York has played a prominent role in the development of the skyscraper; since 1890, eleven structures in the city have held the title of world's tallest. of the city's 100 tallest buildings were built —including the Woolworth Building, the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building, each of which was the tallest in the world at the time of its completion, the last remaining so for forty years.New York City went through a very early high-rise construction boom that lasted from the early 1910s through the early 1930s, during which 14
The Woolworth Building is an early American skyscraper located at 233 Broadway in Manhattan, New York City. Designed by architect Cass Gilbert, it was the tallest building in the world from 1913 to 1930, with a height of 792 feet (241 m). More than a century after its construction, it remains one of the 100 tallest buildings in the United States as well as one of the 30 tallest buildings in New York City.
40 Wall Street, also known as the Trump Building, is a 71-story neo-gothic skyscraper between Nassau Street and William Street in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City. Erected by The Manhattan Company as its headquarters, the building was originally known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building, and also as the Manhattan Company Building, until its founding tenant merged to form the Chase Manhattan Bank. The structure was completed in 1930 after 11 months of construction.
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco–style skyscraper located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood on the East Side of Manhattan, New York City, near Midtown Manhattan, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue. At 1,046 feet (318.9 m), the structure was the world's tallest building for 11 months before it was surpassed by the Empire State Building in 1931. It is the tallest brick building in the world with a steel framework. As of 2018, the Chrysler is the eighth-tallest building in the city, tied with The New York Times Building.
Skyscraper construction resumed in the early 1960s. Since then, the city has seen the completion of nearly 110 structures rising at least 600 feet (183 m) high, including the twin towers of the World Trade Center, and the current World Trade Center redevelopment. As of 2019, 24 more were under construction.
This list ranks completed and topped out New York City skyscrapers that stand at least 600 feet (183 m) tall, based on standard height measurements. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. An asterisk (*) indicates that the building is still under construction, but has been topped out. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.
|1||One World Trade Center||1,776 (541)||104||2014||285 Fulton Street||Tallest building in the Western Hemisphere by architectural height. Tallest building in New York City and the United States. 6th-tallest building in the world. Roof height is 1,368 feet (417 m), the same as the original World Trade Center. Footprint of the building is 200 by 200 feet (61 by 61 m), the same as the Twin Towers.[ citation needed ]|
|2||Central Park Tower*||1,550 (472)||131||2020||225 West 57th Street||At 1,550 feet, upon completion it will have the highest roof height of any building in the United States, surpassing the Willis Tower by 100 feet (30 m). The building will also be the tallest residential building in the world both by roof height and architectural height. Construction was delayed in 2015 and resumed in 2017. Topped out in September 2019.|
|3||111 West 57th Street*||1,428 (435.3)||82||2020||111 West 57th Street||Also known as Steinway Tower. Will be the world's most slender skyscraper upon completion. Topped out in April 2019.|
|4||One Vanderbilt*||1,401 (427)||67||2020||One Vanderbilt||It is one of the tallest buildings in Midtown East, as part of the Vanderbilt Corridor rezoning plan. Topped out in September 2019.|
|5||432 Park Avenue||1,396 (426)||88||2015||432 Park Avenue||Third tallest building in NYC, tallest building in New York City by roof height, tallest residential building in the world; 26th-tallest building in the world; 4th-tallest building in the United States.|
|6||30 Hudson Yards||1,268 (387)||101||2019||West 33rd Street & Tenth Avenue||Opened March 15, 2019, 3rd-tallest completed building in New York City.|
|7||Empire State Building||1,250 (381)||102||1931||350 Fifth Avenue||35th-tallest building in the world, 7th-tallest in the United States; first building in the world to contain over 100 floors. Built in just 13 months during the Great Depression, it was the world's tallest building from its completion in 1931 until the World Trade Center was completed in 1972, and was again New York City's tallest building after the World Trade Center was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, until 2012, when it was surpassed by One World Trade Center. One World Trade Center surpassed the Empire State Building by 21 ft (6 m) on April 30, 2012, at 2:12 PM EDT.|
|8||Bank of America Tower||1,200 |
|55||2009||1101 Sixth Avenue||53rd-tallest building in the world, 8th-tallest in the United States; first skyscraper to receive a Platinum LEED certification. Roof height is 953.5 feet (290.6 m).|
|9||3 World Trade Center||1,079 (329)||80||2018||175 Greenwich Street||Topped out in June 2016. Officially opened June 11, 2018. Third tallest building in the World Trade Center complex.|
|10||53W53*||1,050 (320)||77||2019||53 West 53rd Street||Formerly known as Tower Verre, topped out in August 2018.|
|11=||Chrysler Building||1,046 (319)||77||1930||405 Lexington Avenue||Tied for 16th-tallest in the United States; first building in the world to rise higher than 1,000 feet (305 m); stood as the tallest building in the world from 1930 until 1931 when it was surpassed by the Empire State Building; tallest steel-framed brick building in the world. At its completion overtook the Eiffel Tower as the world's tallest man-made structure.|
|11=||The New York Times Building||1,046 (319)||52||2007||620 Eighth Avenue||Tied for 16th-tallest in the United States. Also known as the Times Tower. The first high-rise building in the United States to have a ceramic sunscreen curtain wall.|
|12||35 Hudson Yards||1,009 (308)||72||2019||532-560 West 33rd Street||Tallest mixed-use (residential and hotel) skyscraper in the city, topped out in June 2018.|
|13||One57||1,004 (306)||73||2014||157 West 57th Street||107th-tallest building in the world|
|14||1 Manhattan West*||995 (303)||67||2019||401 Ninth Avenue||Topped out in August 2018.|
|15||4 World Trade Center||978 (298)||74||2013||150 Greenwich Street||Also known as 150 Greenwich Street, part of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center.|
|16||220 Central Park South*||953 (290)||69||2019||220 59th Street||Topped out in 2017.|
|17||70 Pine Street||952 (290)||67||1932||70 Pine Street||30th-tallest building in the United States; formerly known as the American International Building and the Cities Service Building 70 Pine was transformed into a residential skyscraper with 644 rental residences, 132 hotel rooms and 35,000 square feet of retail space, opening in 2015. It stood as the tallest building in Lower Manhattan from the time of its completion until the construction of the original World Trade Center towers in the 1970s, then regained that status after 9/11, holding it until the construction of the new One World Trade Center building.|
|18||Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown||937 (286)||82||2016||27 Barclay Street||Also known as 30 Park Place. Topped out in March 2015.|
|19||40 Wall Street||927 (283)||71||1930||40 Wall Street|| 35th-tallest in the United States; was world's tallest building for less than two months in 1930. Formerly known as the Bank of Manhattan Trust Building and currently known as the Trump Building, a more permanent name is 40 Wall Street. |
Was the tallest building in New York City before being surpassed by the Chrysler Building. Was the tallest mid-block building in the city from 1930 until the completion of One57 in 2014.
|20||Citigroup Center||915 (279)||63||1977||601 Lexington Avenue||Formerly Citicorp Center and now known as 601 Lexington Avenue|
|21=||15 Hudson Yards||912 (278)||70||2019||West 30th Street & Eleventh Avenue||Topped out in February 2018.|
|21=||125 Greenwich Street*||912 (278)||72||2020||125 Greenwich Street||Topped out in March 2019.|
|22||425 Park Avenue*||897 (273)||41||2020||425 Park Avenue||Topped out in December 2018.|
|23||10 Hudson Yards||878 (268)||52||2016||501 West 30th Street||Topped out in October 2015.|
|24||8 Spruce Street||870 (265)||76||2011||8 Spruce Street||Also known as Beekman Tower and New York by Gehry.|
|25||Trump World Tower||861 (262)||72||2001||845 United Nations Plaza||Tallest residential building in the world from 2000 until 2003.|
|26||30 Rockefeller Plaza||850 (260)||70||1933||30 Rockefeller Plaza||Also known as the Comcast Building, formerly known as the GE Building, and the RCA Building before that; colloquially referred to as "30 Rock" for its address, houses NBC Studios and the Top of the Rock observation deck.|
|27||One Manhattan Square*||847 (258)||72||2019||250 South Street||Topped out in September 2017. Also known as 250 South Street or 227 Cherry Street.|
|28||56 Leonard Street||821 (250)||57||2016||56 Leonard Street||The tallest structure in Tribeca.|
|29||CitySpire Center||814 (248)||75||1987||156 West 56th Street|
|30||28 Liberty Street||813 (248)||60||1961||28 Liberty Street||Known until sale in 2015 as One Chase Manhattan Plaza|
|31||4 Times Square||809 (247)||48||1999||1472 Broadway||Height is 809 feet to mast structure. Roof height is 701 feet. Antenna height is 1118 feet. Formerly known as the Condé Nast Building|
|32||MetLife Building||808 (246)||59||1963||200 Park Avenue||Formerly known as the Pan Am Building|
|33||731 Lexington Avenue||806 (246)||54||2004||731 Lexington Avenue||It houses the headquarters of Bloomberg L.P. and as a result, is sometimes referred to informally as Bloomberg Tower.|
|34||138 East 50th Street||803 (245)||64||2019||138 East 50th Street||Topped out in November 2017. Also known as The Centrale.|
|35=||126 Madison Avenue*||—||800 (243)||62||2021||15 East 30th Street||Also known as Madison House, topped out in June 2019.|
|35=||130 William Street*||800 (243)||66||2020||130 William Street||Topped out in May 2019.|
|37=||111 Murray Street||792 (241)||58||2018||111 Murray Street||Completed in 2018.|
|37=||Woolworth Building||792 (241)||57||1913||233 Broadway||Tallest building in the world from 1913 until 1930. Was the tallest building in New York City before being surpassed by 40 Wall Street.|
|39||520 Park Avenue||781 (238)||54||2018||520 Park Avenue||Topped out in April 2017.|
|40||50 West Street||779 (237)||64||2018||50 West Street||Topped out in October 2015.|
|41=||One Worldwide Plaza||778 (237)||47||1989||825 Eighth Avenue||Commercial office tower on Eighth Avenue|
|41=||55 Hudson Yards||778 (237)||51||2019||550 West 34th Street||Topped out in April 2017.|
|43||Madison Square Park Tower||777 (237)||64||2017||45 East 22nd Street||Topped out in May 2016.|
|44||19 Dutch||758 (231)||63||2018||19 Dutch Street||Also called 118 Fulton Street. Topped out in May 2016.|
|45||Carnegie Hall Tower||757 (231)||60||1991||152 West 57th Street|
|46||383 Madison Avenue||755 (230)||47||2001||383 Madison Avenue||Formerly known as Bear Stearns World Headquarters.|
|47||1717 Broadway||754 (230)||68||2013||1717 Broadway||It houses the Courtyard & Residence Inn Manhattan/Central Park hotel. Tallest hotel in the Western Hemisphere.|
|48||AXA Equitable Center||752 (229)||54||1986||787 Seventh Avenue||Formerly known as the Equitable Building and Equitable Center West.|
|49=||1251 Avenue of the Americas||750 (229)||54||1971||1251 Sixth Avenue||Formerly known as the Exxon Building.|
|49=||One Penn Plaza||750 (229)||57||1972||250 West 34th Street|
|51=||Time Warner Center South Tower||750 (228)||55||2003||10 Columbus Circle|
|51=||Time Warner Center North Tower||750 (228)||55||2003||10 Columbus Circle|
|51=||200 West Street||750 (228)||44||2010||200 West Street||Also known as Goldman Sachs World Headquarters.|
|54=||One Astor Plaza||745 (227)||54||1972||1515 Broadway|
|54=||60 Wall Street||745 (227)||55||1989||60 Wall Street||Also known as Deutsche Bank Building.|
|56=||One Liberty Plaza||743 (226)||54||1973||165 Broadway||Formerly known as the U.S. Steel Building.|
|56=||7 World Trade Center||743 (226)||52||2006||250 Greenwich Street|
|58||20 Exchange Place||741 (226)||57||1931||20 Exchange Place||Formerly known as the City Bank-Farmers Trust Building.|
|59||200 Vesey Street||739 (225)||51||1986||200 Vesey Street||Formerly known as Three World Financial Center and American Express Tower.|
|60||ARO||738 (225)||62||2018||242 West 53rd Street||Topped out in June 2017. Also known as 242 West 53rd Street and Roseland Tower.|
|61||1540 Broadway||733 (223)||42||1990||1540 Broadway||Also known as Bertelsmann Building.|
|62||3 Manhattan West||730 (222)||62||2017||401 West 31st Street||Topped out in April 2016.|
|63||Times Square Tower||726 (221)||47||2004||7 Times Square|
|64||Brooklyn Point*||720 (220)||68||2019||138 Willoughby Street||Topped-out in April 2019, it is the tallest building in the borough of Brooklyn. It is also the tallest building in New York City outside of Manhattan, as well as the tallest building on Long Island.|
|65||Metropolitan Tower||716 (218)||68||1985||146 West 57th Street|
|66||252 East 57th Street||715 (218)||65||2017||252 East 57th Street||Topped out in October 2015. Completed in 2017.|
|67||100 East 53rd Street||711 (217)||63||2017||100 East 53rd Street||Topped out in January 2016.|
|68||270 Park Avenue||707 (215)||52||1960||270 Park Avenue||Also known as JPMorgan Chase Tower and formerly the Union Carbide Building. The current building is expected to be demolished starting in 2019, making it the tallest building in the world to be voluntarily demolished. A newer building will be built on the site, 500 feet (150 m) taller than the existing building, and will be completed in 2024.|
|69||General Motors Building||705 (215)||50||1968||767 Fifth Avenue|
|70||25 Park Row*||702 (214)||54||2019||25 Park Row||Also known as 23 Park Row.|
|71||Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower||700 (213)||50||1909||1 Madison Avenue||Tallest building in the world from 1909 until 1913. Was the tallest building in New York City before being surpassed by the Woolworth Building.|
|72||500 Fifth Avenue||697 (212)||59||1931||500 Fifth Avenue|
|73||Americas Tower||692 (211)||48||1992||1177 Sixth Avenue|
|74||Solow Building||689 (210)||49||1974||9 West 57th Street|
|75||Marine Midland Building||688 (210)||52||1967||140 Broadway||Also known as HSBC Bank Building.|
|76=||277 Park Avenue||687 (209)||50||1963||277 Park Avenue|
|76=||55 Water Street||687 (209)||53||1972||55 Water Street|
|76=||5 Beekman||687 (209)||47||2015||5 Beekman Street||Also known as The Beekman Hotel & Residences.|
|79||Morgan Stanley Building||685 (209)||42||1989||1585 Broadway||Also known as 1585 Broadway. It houses the Morgan Stanley World Headquarters.|
|80||Penguin Random House Tower||684 (208)||52||2003||1745 Broadway|
|81||Four Seasons Hotel New York||682 (208)||52||1993||57 East 57th Street|
|82||Sky||676 (206)||61||2015||605 West 42nd Street||Also known as 605 West 42nd Street and Atelier II. Largest single tower residence in New York City. Sky comprises 1,175 luxury units and includes more than 70,000 sq ft of amenity space.|
|83||1221 Avenue of the Americas||674 (205)||51||1972||1221 Sixth Avenue||Formerly known as the McGraw-Hill Building.|
|84=||One Grand Central Place||673 (205)||53||1930||60 East 42nd Street||Formerly known as the Lincoln Building.|
|84=||One Court Square||673 (205)||50||1990||2501 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City||Tallest building in the Borough of Queens; formerly known as the Citigroup Building|
|84=||Barclay Tower||673 (205)||56||2007||10 Barclay Street|
|84=||277 Fifth Avenue||673 (205)||55||2019||277 Fifth Avenue||Topped out in March 2018.|
|88=||Paramount Plaza||670 (204)||48||1970||1633 Broadway||Formerly the Uris Building.|
|88=||161 Maiden Lane*||670 (204)||60||2019||161 Maiden Lane||Also known as One Seaport. Topped out in August 2018.|
|90||Trump Tower||664 (202)||58||1982||725 Fifth Avenue|
|91||1 Wall Street||654 (199)||50||1932||1 Wall Street||It was formerly called Bank of New York Building and Irving Trust Building.|
|92=||599 Lexington Avenue||653 (199)||51||1986||599 Lexington Avenue|
|92=||Silver Towers I||653 (199)||58||2009||620 West 42nd Street||Also known as River Place.|
|92=||Silver Towers II||653 (199)||58||2009||620 West 42nd Street||Also known as River Place.|
|95||712 Fifth Avenue||650 (198)||53||1990||712 Fifth Avenue|
|96||Chanin Building||649 (198)||56||1929||122 East 42nd Street|
|97||245 Park Avenue||648 (197)||47||1967||245 Park Avenue|
|98=||550 Madison Avenue||647 (197)||37||1983||550 Madison Avenue||Formerly known as the Sony Building and AT&T Building.|
|98=||Tower 28||647 (197)||58||2016||42-12 28th Street, Long Island City||Topped out in April 2016. Tallest residential building of Queens.|
|100||225 Liberty Street||645 (197)||44||1986||225 Liberty Street||Formerly called Two World Financial Center.|
|101||1095 Avenue of the Americas||644 (196)||43||1974||1095 Sixth Avenue||Also known as Verizon World Headquarters.|
|102||General Electric Building||643 (196)||50||1931||570 Lexington Avenue||Also known as 570 Lexington Avenue.|
|103||1 New York Plaza||640 (195)||50||1969||1 Water Street|
|104||MiMA||638 (194)||63||2011||540 West 42nd Street|
|105||One Dag Hammarskjöld Plaza||637 (194)||48||1972||885 Second Avenue|
|106||345 Park Avenue||634 (193)||44||1969||345 Park Avenue|
|107=||10 East 40th Street||632 (193)||48||1929||10 East 40th Street||Also known as the Mercantile Building.|
|107=||The Langham, New York||632 (193)||59||2010||400 Fifth Avenue||Also known as 400 Fifth Avenue.|
|109=||Home Insurance Plaza||630 (192)||44||1966||59 Maiden Lane|
|109=||W. R. Grace Building||630 (192)||50||1972||1114 Sixth Avenue|
|109=||W New York Downtown Hotel and Residences||630 (192)||57||2010||8 Albany Street|
|112||101 Park Avenue||629 (192)||49||1982||101 Park Avenue|
|113=||888 7th Avenue||628 (191)||45||1971||888 Seventh Avenue|
|113=||Central Park Place||628 (191)||56||1988||301 West 57th Street|
|115=||Waldorf Astoria New York||625 (191)||47||1931||301 Park Avenue|
|115=||1345 Avenue of the Americas||625 (191)||50||1969||1345 Sixth Avenue|
|117||Trump Palace Condominiums||623 (190)||54||1991||200 East 69th Street|
|118||One Madison||621 (189)||50||2010||23 East 22nd Street|
|119=||Olympic Tower||620 (189)||51||1976||641 Fifth Avenue|
|119=||11 Hoyt*||620 (189)||51||2020||11 Hoyt Street||Topped out in June 2019. A redevelopment of Macy's former footprint in Downtown Brooklyn, with a design seemingly inspired by 8 Spruce Street.|
|121||425 Fifth Avenue||618 (188)||55||2003||425 Fifth Avenue|
|122=||New York Life Building||615 (187)||33||1928||51 Madison Avenue|
|122=||919 Third Avenue||615 (187)||47||1970||919 Third Avenue|
|122=||Tower 49||615 (187)||44||1985||12 East 49th Street|
|122=||750 7th Avenue||615 (187)||35||1989||750 Seventh Avenue|
|122=||The Epic||615 (187)||61||2007||125 West 31st Street|
|127||Eventi||614 (187)||54||2010||851 Sixth Avenue|
|128||555TEN||612 (186)||53||2016||555 Tenth Avenue||Topped out in September 2015.|
|129||The Hub||610 (186)||54||2016||333 Schermerhorn Street||Also known as 333 Schermerhorn Street. Topped out on December 16, 2015.|
|130||Credit Lyonnais Building||609 (186)||46||1964||1301 Sixth Avenue|
|131||Baccarat Hotel and Residences||605 (185)||48||2014||28 West 53rd Street|
|132||The Orion||604 (184)||60||2006||350 West 42nd Street|
|133||590 Madison Avenue||603 (184)||41||1983||590 Madison Avenue||Also known as the IBM Building|
|134||250 West 55th Street||602 (183)||39||2013||250 West 55th Street|
|135||Eleven Times Square||601 (183)||40||2011||11 Times Square||Also known as Times Square Plaza.|
|136||1166 Avenue of the Americas||600 (183)||44||1974||1166 Sixth Avenue|
This lists ranks buildings in New York City based on pinnacle height measurement, which includes antenna masts. Standard architectural height measurement, which excludes non-architectural antennas in building height, is included for comparative purposes. An equal sign (=) following a rank indicates the same height between two or more buildings. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.
|1||1||One World Trade Center||1,792 (546)||1,776 (541)||104||2014|
|2||5||Empire State Building||1,454 (443)||1,250 (381)||102||1931|
|3||2||111 West 57th Street||1,428 (435)||1,428 (435)||82||2019 (estimated)|
|4||3||432 Park Avenue||1,396 (426)||1,396 (426)||96||2015|
|5||4||30 Hudson Yards||1,296 (392)||1,296 (392)||73||2018|
|6||6||Bank of America Tower||1,200 (366)||1,200 (366)||55||2009|
|7||19||Condé Nast Building||1,118 (341)||809 (247)||48||1999|
|8||7||3 World Trade Center||1,079 (329)||1,079 (329)||80||2018|
|9||8||53W53||1,050 (320)||1,050 (320)||77||2018||[ citation needed ]|
|10=||9=||Chrysler Building||1,046 (319)||1,046 (319)||77||1930|
|10=||9=||New York Times Building||1,046 (319)||1,046 (319)||52||2007|
|12||11||35 Hudson Yards||1,009 (308)||1,009 (308)||72||2018|
|13||12||One57||1,005 (306)||1,005 (306)||75||2014|
|14||13||Manhattan West||995 (303)||995 (303)||67||2019 (estimated)||[ citation needed ]|
|15||14||4 World Trade Center||977 (298)||977 (298)||72||2013|
|16||15||220 Central Park South||953 (290)||977 (290)||69||2018||[ citation needed ]|
|17||16||70 Pine Street||952 (290)||952 (290)||67||1932|
This lists the tallest building in each borough of New York City based on standard height measurement. The "Year" column indicates the year in which a building was completed.
|Bronx||Harlem River Park Towers I & II||428 (130)||44||1975|
|Brooklyn||Brooklyn Point||720 (220)||68||2019|
|Manhattan||One World Trade Center||1,776 (541)||104||2014|
|Queens||One Court Square||673 (205)||50||1990|
|Staten Island||Church at Mount Loretto||225 (69)||1||1894|
This lists buildings that are currently under construction in New York City and are expected to rise to a height of at least 600 feet (183 m). Buildings under construction that have already been topped out are also included, as are those whose construction has been suspended. For buildings whose heights have not yet been released by their developers, this table uses a floor count of 50 stories as the cutoff.
|2 World Trade Center||1,323 (403)||82||2022||200 Greenwich Street||Would become the second-tallest building in the new World Trade Center complex upon completion; construction on hold as of January 2012 due to a lack of tenants. As of April 2015, Larry Silverstein was in talks with 21st Century Fox and News Corp to anchor the building. Bjarke Ingels had replaced Norman Foster as architect for the building.|
|45 Broad Street||—||1,127 (365)||66||2021||45 Broad Street||Set to become the tallest residential building in Downtown Manhattan.|
|9 DeKalb Avenue||1,066 (325)||73||2022||9 DeKalb Avenue||Upon completion, 9 DeKalb Avenue will become New York City's tallest building outside of Manhattan and will be Brooklyn's first supertall skyscraper.|
|The Spiral||—||1,031 (314)||65||2021||435 Tenth Avenue||34th Street and 10th Avenue, at the north end of the High Line. Almost every floor will have an its own outdoor terrace.|
|50 Hudson Yards||—||1,011 (306)||58||2022||504 West 34th Street|
|3 Hudson Boulevard||—||940 (286.5)||53||2021||555 West 34th Street||Formerly known as GiraSole|
|2 Manhattan West||—||849 (259)||59||2022||401 West 31st Street|
|Sutton 58||—||847 (258)||65||2021||430 East 58th Street||—|
|Skyline Tower||—||778 (237)||68||2021||23-15 44th Drive, Long Island City||Also known as Court Square City View Tower. It will become the tallest building in Queens upon completion.|
|50 West 66th Street||—||775 (236)||52||2021||50 West 66th Street||Would become the tallest building in the Upper West Side upon completion.|
|Queens Plaza Park||—||755 (230)||67||2021||29-37 41st Avenue, Long Island City||Will become the second tallest building in Queens upon completion. Foundations completed in December 2018.|
|200 Amsterdam||—||668 (204)||55||2020||200 Amsterdam Avenue||Would become the 2nd tallest building in the Upper West Side upon completion after 50 West 66th Street.|
|45 Park Place||—||667 (203)||43||2019||45 Park Place||45 Park Place is nearing topping out, and it will include an Islamic center addressed as 51 Park Place.|
|Rose Hill||—||639 (195)||45||2021||30 East 29th Street||—||Construction began in 2018.|
* Table entries with dashes (—) indicate that information regarding expected building heights or dates of completion has not yet been released.
This table lists buildings that are proposed for construction in New York City and are expected to rise at least 600 feet (183 m) in height. For buildings whose heights have not yet been released by their developers, this table uses a floor count of 50 stories as the cutoff.
|Tower Fifth||1,556 (474)||96||2022||Tower Fifth is a slender office tower proposed by 432 Park Avenue developer Harry B. Macklowe of Macklowe Properties, would become the second tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere after One World Trade Center if completed as planned.|
|350 Park Avenue||Approximately 1,450 (442)||72||2024+||350 Park Avenue has been quietly proposed by Vornado Realty Trust after a marketing brochure leaked renderings; the Foster and Partners-designed building would replace BlackRock's current headquarters after the company moves to 50 Hudson Yards in 2022.|
|80 South Street||1,438 (438)||113||—||As of June 2019, the site is for sale after Chinese developer Oceanwide Holdings ran into financial difficulties|
|270 Park Avenue (reconstruction)||1,341 (408.8)||57||2024||JPMorgan Chase plans to demolish & replace its headquarters; the new tower was approved by the New York City Council in May 2019.|
|265 West 45th Street||1,312 (410)||96||—||Redevelopment of a Midtown address for a possible supertall office building.|
|15 Penn Plaza||1,216 (371)||68||—||Proposed by Vornado prior to the financial crisis of 2007–2008; as of 2019 the developer is still seeking an anchor tenant to justify construction. New renderings leaked from a marketing brochure in June 2019 depict a tower around 1,400 feet (430 m) with a new design.|
|520 West 41st Street||1,100 (335)||106||—||Proposed in 2014 by World Trade Center developers Silverstein Properties but put on hold; new plans as of June 2019 depict a shorter two-towered development.|
|247 Cherry||1,013 (308.8)||78||2021||SHoP Architects building being developed by JDS Development Group. Initial plans revealed in April 2016 and approved by the City Planning Commission in December 2018.|
|262 Fifth Avenue||1,001 (304)||54||—||First proposed in June 2016; as of June 2019 no site work has been completed and the developer has not released any updates.|
|625 Fulton Street||941 (287)||79||2023||Would be the second-tallest building in Brooklyn after 9 Dekalb.|
|520 Fifth Avenue||920 (280)||71||—||There is a possibility that a crown element could bump the project above the 1000 ft. mark.|
|80 Flatbush||840 (257)||74||—||Approved by the New York City Council in September 2018|
|260 South Street Tower I||798 (243)||69||2021||Approved by the City Planning Commission in December 2018.|
|321 East 96th Street||760 (232)||68||2023||Proposed by AvalonBay Communities, would become the tallest building in East Harlem.|
|5 World Trade Center||743 (226)||42||—||Considered to be a stale proposal; also known as 130 Liberty Street.|
|259 Clinton Street||730 (223)||—||2021||Approved by the City Planning Commission in December 2018.|
|260 South Street Tower II||728 (222)||62||2021||Approved by the City Planning Commission in December 2018.|
|601 West 29th Street||695 (213)||—||2021||Received construction financing in June 2019.|
|10 West 57th Street||672 (205)||52||—||Ultra-luxury condominium tower proposed by Sheldon Solow; the former buildings on the site were under demolition as of August 2019|
* Table entries with dashes (—) indicate that information regarding building heights or dates of completion has not yet been released.
This table lists buildings in New York City that were destroyed or demolished and at one time stood at least 500 feet (152 m) in height.
|1 World Trade Center (original)||1,368 (417)||110||1972||2001||Destroyed in the September 11, 2001, attacks; stood as the tallest building in the world from 1972 until 1974.|
|2 World Trade Center (original)||1,362 (415)||110||1973||2001||Destroyed in the September 11 attacks.|
|Singer Building||612 (187)||41||1908||1968||Demolished to make room for One Liberty Plaza; stood as tallest building in the world from 1908 until 1909.|
|7 World Trade Center (original)||570 (174)||47||1987||2001||Destroyed in the September 11 attacks.|
|Deutsche Bank Building||517 (157.6)||39||1974||2011||Deconstructed due to damage sustained in the September 11 attacks.|
This lists buildings that once held the title of tallest building in New York City. Both Trinity Church and the Empire State Building have held the title twice, the latter following the destruction of the World Trade Center in the September 11 attacks. The Empire State Building was surpassed by One World Trade Center in 2012.
|Name||Image||Street address||Years as|
|Collegiate Reformed Protestant Dutch Church||Fort Amsterdam||1643–1846||Unknown||1||Demolished|
|Trinity Church||79 Broadway||1846–1853||279 (85)||1|
| Latting Observatory |
|42nd Street and Fifth Avenue||1853–1854||315 (96)||3||Height reduced by 75 feet (23 m) in 1854;|
burned down in 1856
|Trinity Church||79 Broadway||1854–1890||279 (85)||1|
| World Building |
|Frankfort Street||1890–1894||309 (94)||20||Demolished in 1955|
| Manhattan Life Insurance Building |
|64–70 Broadway||1894–1899||348 (106)||18||Demolished in 1963-64|
|Park Row Building||13–21 Park Row||1899–1908||391 (119)||30|
| Singer Building |
|149 Broadway||1908–1909||612 (187)||47||Demolished in 1968|
|Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower||1 Madison Avenue||1909–1913||700 (213)||50|
|Woolworth Building||233 Broadway||1913–1930||792 (241)||57|
|Bank of Manhattan Trust Building||40 Wall Street||1930||927 (283)||71|
|Chrysler Building||405 Lexington Avenue||1930–1931||1,046 (319)||77|
|Empire State Building||350 Fifth Avenue||1931–1972||1,250 (381)||102|
| 1 World Trade Center |
|1 World Trade Center||1972–2001||1,368 (417)||110||Destroyed in the September 11, 2001, attacks|
|Empire State Building||350 Fifth Avenue||2001–2013||1,250 (381)||102|
|One World Trade Center||1 World Trade Center||2013–present||1,776 (541)||104|
The Bank of America Tower (BOAT) at One Bryant Park is a 1,200 ft (365.8 m) skyscraper in the Midtown area of Manhattan in New York City. It is located on Sixth Avenue between 42nd and 43rd Streets, opposite Bryant Park.
One Court Square, also known as the Citigroup Building, is a 50-story 673 feet (205 m) office tower in Long Island City, Queens across the East River from Manhattan in New York City. It was completed in 1990 by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP for Citigroup. The building has stood as Queen's tallest since its completion but is set to be overtaken by both Queens Plaza Park and Skyline Tower in 2021. In 2012, Brooklyn real estate investors Joel Schreiber and David Werner purchased One Court Square for $481 million from Stephen L. Green's SL Green and JPMorgan Asset Management.
432 Park Avenue is a residential skyscraper in New York City that overlooks Central Park. Originally proposed to be 1,300 feet in 2011, the structure topped out at 1,396 ft (425.5 m). It was developed by CIM Group and features 125 condominium apartments. Construction began in 2011 and was completed on December 23, 2015.
125 Greenwich Street is a residential skyscraper being built in the Financial District in Lower Manhattan, New York City. Located at 130 Liberty Street, the tower is two blocks south of One World Trade Center and directly across from the site of the demolished Deutsche Bank Building. The building was designed by architect Rafael Viñoly, who previously designed 432 Park Avenue, with interiors designed by British duo March & White. When complete, the tower will stand at a height of 912 feet (278 m), making it the 20th tallest building in New York.
Madison Square Park Tower, previously 45 East 22nd Street, is a skyscraper completed in 2017 located between Broadway and Park Avenue South in the Flatiron District neighborhood of Manhattan New York City. The building was designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox and developed by Ian Bruce Eichner's Continuum Company. It is the tallest building between Midtown and the Manhattan Financial District. It was the second skyscraper to be built on that block, the first being One Madison.
Queens Plaza Park is a residential building under construction in Long Island City, Queens, New York City. The building will supersede One Court Square as the tallest building in Queens until the completion of Skyline Tower, as well as one of the tallest buildings in New York City outside of Manhattan. The building is one of many planned in Queens Plaza due to a 2001 rezoning. When complete, the development will incorporate the landmarked Bank of Manhattan Company building built in 1927.