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|40 Wall Street is a 70-story skyscraper in New York City completed in 1930 after only 11 months of construction. It is located on the north side of Wall Street between Broad Street and William Street. It was first known as Bank of Manhattan Trust Building when it was built. Its pinnacle reaches 927 feet (282.5m) and was very briefly the tallest building in the world, soon surpassed by the Chrys...||12/13/2006||637|
|This building, almost twice the height of Sears, would have a resident population of 50,000. It is estimated that this tower would cost 10billion to build and have an impressive floor area of 1,039,206m squared. |
The tower was the victim of the bursting of the real-estate bubble in Japan, but Foster maintains that he still hopes to build a version of this building. An unpublished...
|This is Donald Trump's residence in Palm Beach, Florida. It has 58 bedrooms and 33 bathrooms! I saw a picture of it in Us Weekly and figured it would be easy to find on google earth. It was. ||08/04/2006||3,183|
|1. US Bank Tower|
2. Aon Tower
3. Two California Plaza
4. Gas Company Tower
5. ARCO Center
6. 777 Tower
7. Wells Fargo Tower
8. Figueroa at Wilshire
9. Bank of America Tower
10.Paul Hastings Tower
|This tower is the 4th tallest telecommunication tower in the world (behind CN Tower (Toronto), Ostankino Tower (Russia) and Oriental Pearl Tower (Shanghai)).|
It has an observatory on the 276m/905f level and also a revolving restaurant.
|The Saint Petersburg TV Tower is a 310 metre high lattice steel tower in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was built in 1962 and was the first TV tower in the Soviet Union. It is used for FM- and TV-broadcasting.|
The Saint Petersburg TV Tower features an observation platform at a height of 191 m. The tower is located at 3 Ulitsa Akademika Pavlova. The nearest metro station is Petrogra...
|Sydney Tower (formerly known as the AMP Tower, AMP Centrepoint Tower, Centrepoint Tower or just Centrepoint) is Sydney and Australia's tallest free-standing structure, as well as the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere (after Auckland's Sky Tower). The tower stands 305 metres above the central business district. The observation deck, which is open to the public, is 250 m...||08/27/2005||739|
|Yellow Crane Tower is an historic tower, often rebuilt, that stands on Snake HillYellow Crane Tower itself is a famous tower at the bank of Yangtze River in the city of Wuhan, central China. Tourists can obtain a fine view of the Yangtze River from the top of the tower. Yellow Crane Tower is considered one of the Four Great Towers of China.||11/22/2006||469|
|The WITI Tower was completed in August of 1962 and was briefly the tallest free-standing tower in the world, rising 1078 feet. (Tokyo Tower had been the world's tallest, and after the construction of WITI's tower, it added additional members to regain the title.) For many years, it was the tallest free-standing tower in the United States. The Bentley Company was the foundation contractor for th...||04/15/2007||646|
|KL tower, with the height of 421 meters, is the world's forth tallest telecommunication tower in the world as well as the tallest telecommunication tower in South East Asia. It also hold a record as the tallest tower that is made from concrete with the weight of 100K tonnes. For more details visit the website: www.menarakl.com.my|
|The Jahrtausendturm (Millenium-Tower) is, at 60 meters high, the second highest wooden tower in the world. The tower has six floors and houses an exhibit representing 6,000 years of human history.||01/20/2006||449|
|In the mid 17th century the Hospitallers continued on this line of building new towers. In fact from 1636 to 1657 Grand Master Lascaris paid for the building of another seven towers. |
These were Lippija Tower in Gnejna Bay, Fra Ben Tower in Qawra, Ghajn Tuffieha Tower in Ghajn Tuffieha, St. Georgeís Bay Tower in St. Georgeís Bay, Nadur Tower in Bingemma, Wied iz-Zurrieq Tower in Zurrieq ...