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The World's Tallest buildings [min.183m] in 1950
by Paul Kazmierczak and Egbert Gramsbergen

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color codes: built, under construction
 = 200m
1Empire State BuildingNew York CityUSA381m / 1250ft1021931
2Crysler BuildingNew York CityUSA319m / 1046ft771930
3American Int'l BuildingNew York CityUSA290m / 952ft671932
4The Trump BuildingNew York CityUSA283m / 927ft711930
5GE BuildingNew York CityUSA259m / 850ft691933
6Woolworth BuildingNew York CityUSA241m / 792ft571913
Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia240m / 787ft361953
720 Exchange PlazaNew York CityUSA226m / 741ft571931
8Terminal TowerClevelandUSA216m / 708ft521930
9Metropolitan Life TowerNew York CityUSA213m / 700ft501909
10500 5th AvenueNew York CityUSA212m / 697ft601931
11Lincoln BuildingNew York CityUSA205m / 673ft531930
12Bank of New York BuildingNew York CityUSA199m / 654ft501931
13Chanin BuildingNew York CityUSA198m / 649ft561930
14570 Lexington AvenueNew York CityUSA195m / 640ft501931
15Waldorf=AstoriaNew York CityUSA191m / 625ft471931
16Mercantile BuildingNew York CityUSA189m / 620ft481929
17New York Life BuildingNew York CityUSA187m / 615ft401928
18Singer BuildingNew York CityUSA187m / 612ft471908
19Chicago Board of TradeChicagoUSA184m / 605ft441930

created: 2005-09-29
last update: 2005-09-30