| the tallest buildings and structures from around the world! The sites featured explore the architecture of these high-rise structures including information about their architects, history, design, and construction.
| buildings and structures
a collection of features from A Momentary Vignette!
| New York City's art deco delight.
Empire State Building
| once the world's tallest building.
| Paris landmark created for the 1889 World's Fair.
| New York City landmark with unique shape.
| SOM's modern office building at Park Avenue.
| the giants of building and engineering.
| the classic New York art deco hotel.
World Trade Center
| Yamasaki's 110 story twin towers.
Famous Skyscrapers on the Web
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
| studies and reports on all aspects of the planning, design, and construction of tall buildings.
the Eiffel Tower
| an interesting and beautiful tour of the Paris landmark is provided complete with a panoramic view of the City of Lights.
| the Discovery Channel provides an interactive timeline with information about the world's tallest buildings.
the Empire State Building
| the Official Internet Site of the Empire State Building offers a stylish introduction to the history of this Art Deco classic.
New York City Skyscrapers
| this great site provides a wealth of information about New York's landmarks past and present.
| extensive information about the world's tallest buildings including photographs and diagrams.
The Skyscraper Museum
| a private, not-for-profit, educational corporation devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future.
World's Tallest Buildings
| dedicated to traditional buildings over 1000 feet/305 meters in height.
Jumbo sized like the buildings themselves, this book reveals the world's most famous skyscrapers in beautiful photographs and informative text.