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This is a list of the tallest buildings in the United States. It is in order by height including antennas.

Tallest buildings in the United States

Rank Name City Height with antennas
ft (m)
Height without antennas
ft (m)
Reference
1 One World Trade Center New York City 01.1 1,792 (546.2) 1,776 (541.3)
2 Willis Tower (Sears Tower) Chicago 01.2 1,730 (527) 1,451 (442)
3 John Hancock Center Chicago 03.0 1,500 (457) 1,127 (344)
4 Empire State Building New York City 04.0 1,454 (443) 1,250 (381)
5 432 Park Avenue New York City 05.0 1,396 (426) 1,396 (426)
6 Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago 06.01,389 (423) 1,389 (423)
7 Bank of America Tower New York City 06.01,200 (366) 1,200 (366)
8 Aon Center Chicago 07.01,136 (346) 1,136 (346)
9 Condé Nast Building New York City 08.01,118 (341) 809 (247)
10= Chrysler Building New York City 09.01,046 (319) 1,046 (319)
10= The New York Times Building New York City 010.01,046 (319) 1,046 (319)
12 Bank of America Plaza Atlanta 011.01,040 (317) 1,023 (312)
13 U.S. Bank Tower Los Angeles 12.01,018 (310) 1,018 (310)
14 Franklin Center Chicago 13.01,007 (307) 886 (270)
15 One57 New York City 14.01,005 (306) 1,005 (306)
16 JPMorgan Chase Tower Houston 15.01,002 (305) 1,002 (305)
17 One Shell Plaza Houston 16.01,000 (305) 714 (218)
18 Two Prudential Plaza Chicago 17.0995 (303) 995 (303)
19 Wells Fargo Bank Plaza Houston 18.0992 (302) 992 (302)
20 Four World Trade Center New York City 19.0977 (297) 977 (297)
21 Comcast Center Philadelphia 20.0975 (297) 975 (297)
22 Columbia Center Seattle 21.0967 (295) 967 (295)
23 311 South Wacker Drive Chicago 22.0961 (293) 961 (293)
24 70 Pine Street New York City 23.0952 (290) 952 (290)
25 Key Tower Cleveland 24.0947 (289) 947 (289)
26 One Liberty Place Philadelphia 25.0945 (288) 945 (288)
27 Bloomberg Tower New York City 26.0941 (287) 806 (246)
28 The Trump Building New York City 27.0927 (283) 927 (283)
29 Bank of America Plaza Dallas 28.0921 (281) 921 (281)
30 Citigroup Center New York City 29.0915 (279) 915 (279)
31 One Prudential Plaza Chicago 30.0912 (278) 601 (183)
32 IDS Center Minneapolis 31.0910 (277) 792 (241)
33 Prudential Tower Boston 32.0907 (276) 749 (228)
34 SunTrust Plaza Atlanta 33.0902 (275) 871 (265)
35 Williams Tower Houston 34.0901 (275) 901 (275)
36 Renaissance Tower Dallas 35.0886 (270) 886 (270)
37 Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel Atlanta 36.0883 (269) 723 (220)
38= 900 North Michigan Chicago 37.0871 (265) 871 (265)
38= Bank of America Corporate Center Charlotte 38.0871 (265) 871 (265)
40 8 Spruce Street New York City 39.0870 (265) 870 (265)
41 Trump World Tower New York City 40.0860 (262) 860 (262)
42= Water Tower Place Chicago 41.0859 (262) 859 (262)
42= Aqua Chicago 42.0859 (262) 859 (262)
44 Aon Center Los Angeles 43.0858 (262) 858 (262)
45 Transamerica Pyramid San Francisco 44.0853 (260) 853 (260)
46= Chase Tower Chicago 45.0850 (259) 850 (259)
46= Comcast Building New York City 46.0850 (259) 850 (259)
48 Two Liberty Place Philadelphia 47.0848 (258) 848 (258)
49 Park Tower Chicago 48.0844 (257) 844 (257)
50 U.S. Steel Tower Pittsburgh 49.0841 (256) 841 (256)
51 Chase Tower Indianapolis 50.0830 (253) 830 (253)
52 One Atlantic Center Atlanta 51.0820 (250) 820 (250)
53 The Legacy at Millennium Park* Chicago 52.0819 (250) 819 (250)
54 CitySpire Center New York City 53.0814 (248) 814 (248)
55 One Chase Manhattan Plaza New York City 54.0813 (248) 813 (248)
56 MetLife Building New York City 55.0808 (246) 808 (246)

* Indicates building is still under construction, but has been topped out.

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