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The Tallest Buildings in Each State of the USA

The Tallest Buildings in Each State of the USA
The Tallest Buildings in Each State of the USA

We all know that the skyscraper was born between Chicago and New York (depending on who you ask or what you consider a skyscraper, but that's for another discussion). But what about the rest of the US? How does each state stack up in the race towards the sky? This infographic by highrises.com gives us a scaled approximation of the "height" of each state--with New York coming out on top and Vermont, well... Vermont's tallest building is an 11-story public housing project built in the 70s. 

The infographic also breaks down the purposes of the surveyed buildings, revealing that nearly 2% of the tallest buildings in each state are churches! Another interesting factoid? Nearly 1/3 of these highrises are named after banks.  

The United States Ranked by the Tallest Building in Each State - HighRises.com - Infographic
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Cite: AD Editorial Team. "The Tallest Buildings in Each State of the USA" 21 Apr 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/869549/the-tallest-buildings-in-each-state-of-the-usa/> ISSN 0719-8884
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美国各州的最高建筑