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Skyscrapers in New York: The five tallest buildings in Manhattan

When you think of New York, who doesn't think of the legendary Manhattan skyline with its countless skyscrapers? There are around 5,800 high-rise buildings in the Big Apple, including over 560 skyscrapers. This makes the metropolis one of the "highest cities in the world". Some more are currently under construction. Another 15 prestige objects soaring into the sky are already being planned.

The five tallest skyscrapers in New York

Since then One World Trade Center reached its final height of 541 m in May 2013 as the successor to the destroyed twin towers, it is not only the tallest building in New York, but also the tallest building in the entire United States.

The Empire State Building with a total height of 443 meters (381 meters without antenna mast) is the second tallest building in New York. The skyscraper, which was completed in 1931 after just one year of construction, has not only been the city's most famous building since King Kong. From the viewing platform you can enjoy a magnificent view of New York City and the entire metropolitan area. The Empire State Building is one of the most visited attractions in the world.

Since 2014 432 Park Avenue At 426 meters, it is the third tallest building in Manhattan. If you don't count the antenna of the Empire State Building, 432 Park Avenue is actually the second tallest building in New York.

The 366 meter high Bank of America Tower is the fourth tallest building in New York and one of the younger generation. It was only completed in 2009 not far from Time Square and is accordingly futuristic and environmentally friendly.

It ranks fifth Chrysler Building. The 319 meter high structure dates back to 1930 and is one of the landmarks of the metropolis on the Hudson and East River. At the time of completion, it was the tallest building in the world. Designed in the Art Deco style, it still looks very modern today.
The Chrysler Building shares fifth tier with the equally tall one New York Times Tower from 2007. The office tower in Midtown Manhattan was designed to be particularly energy-efficient.

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