Where the Real Skyscrapers Are (Hint: North Dakota)

Many of the tallest structures in the world are not designed by starchitects, and you’ve likely never seen them

Casey Tolan
Feb 26, 2015 · 8 min read
The KVLY-TV Tower in North Dakota. Photo: Flickr / Raymond Cummingham
Burj Khahifa (2717'), Tokyo Sky Tree (2080'), Shanghai Tower (2074'), KVLY TV Tower (2063' centered), One World Trade Center (1794'), Empire State Building (1454'), Eiffel Tower (1063'). Photo: Flickr / Raymond Cummingham
Photo: Flickr / Raymond Cummingham
Image: Bing Maps
Photo: Flickr / Raymond Cummingham

re:form

A field guide to the designed world

    Casey Tolan

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    Journalist in New York City covering criminal justice, immigration and politics. See my work at http://caseytolan.com, email me at caseytolan@gmail.com

    re:form

    re:form

    A field guide to the designed world