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

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

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

In Their Own Words: The Story of the John Hancock Building

12 September 2019

CTBUH Chicago Tours Willis Tower Renovations

28 August 2019

Videos

30 July 2020

CTBUH Seattle Webinar: Commuting in the Puget Sound Region - What Comes Next?

On Thursday 30 July 2020, the CTBUH Seattle Chapter hosted a fascinating series of presentations addressing the changes that commuters in the region might expect...

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

26 January 2021

Developers Look to Add Units to Stalled Chicago Tower

After losing their financing last year, the New York City developers of a stalled 74-story residential high-rise next to Grant Park are trying to jump-start...