The world's tallest buildings

POSTED: 9:13 AM Mar 22 2012   UPDATED: 8:10 AM Nov 14 2013

One World Trade Center in New York will now officially be the United States' tallest building when completed, beating out Chicago's Willis Tower. See how it stacks up to the world's tallest.

One World Trade Center, Freedom Tower
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One World Trade Center in New York will officially be the United States' tallest building when completed, beating out Chicago's Willis Tower. It was recently decided that the 408-foot needle atop the building would be counted in the total height of the tower. See how One World Trade Center stacks up against other tall buildings.

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