Way back in the 40s, post-war visitors and immigrants to the land of dreams would stare in awe at the Empire State Building, an immensely tall tower piercing the skies. At 1250ft, it symbolized the heights of aspiration. 4 decades later, the One World Trade Center broke the barrier, thanks to its needle-spire. Another 4 decades, and the Burj Khalifa has more than doubled the Empire State Building’s height!
Here’s a fascinating graphic of 10 tallest buildings over the decades. What’s next? The next promised leap is the Jeddah Tower at 3280ft!
Infographic Source: The Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World Over Time by Alan’s Factory Outlet