New York City

United States

Facts

Population

Source: Wall Street Journal

8,405,837 (2013)

Area

469 km²

181 mi²

Density

17922.9 people per km²

46420.1 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

297 Completed • 22 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Office (51%)

Most Common Material*

Steel (48%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

3

Tallest City in

the World
#

1

Tallest City in

North America
#

1

Tallest City in

United States

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

111 West 57th Street

435.3 m / 1,428 ft

4

One Vanderbilt Avenue

427 m / 1,401 ft

5

432 Park Avenue

425.7 m / 1,397 ft

6

JPMorgan Chase World Headquarters

423 m / 1,388 ft

7

30 Hudson Yards

387.1 m / 1,270 ft

8

Empire State Building

381 m / 1,250 ft

9

Bank of America Tower

365.8 m / 1,200 ft

10

3 World Trade Center

328.9 m / 1,079 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH New York City Chapter Presents: 175 Park Avenue Redevelopment

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Videos

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Research

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Global News

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The Brooklyn Tower, formerly known as 9 Dekalb, has structurally topped out. It stands at 324.9 meters (1,066 feet) and has 74 stories. The project...

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