May 23rd, 2015
Shanghai Tower is a topped off mega tall skyscraper located in Pudong in Shanghai, China. It is considered to be the tallest of the three adjacent super tall skyscrapers in the Pudong area, namely, the Shanghai Tower, the Jin Mao Tower and the Shanghai World Financial Center. At its current topped off state, the Shanghai Tower is already considered as the tallest building in China. Once completed, it is also consid
March 13th, 2015
The Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort is a luxury hotel and resort located in Huzhou, China. The building stands on the shores of Lake Taihu. This 27-floor hotel takes a rather unique design for its structure- it is shaped like a doughnut or horseshoe standing on its side. Because of this unique feature, it is nicknamed as the Doughnut Hotel or the Horseshoe Hotel.
Sheraton Huzhou Hot Spring Resort History
February 25th, 2015
The AT&T Building is a 33-story skyscraper located in Nashville, Tennessee. Also known by its other names such as the BellSouth Building and the South Central Bell Building, many people in the area affectionately call it the Batman Building. This skyscraper has a unique design that many people have pictured as a giant taser. The AT&T Building is currently considered as the tallest building in the state of T
February 3rd, 2015
Comerica Bank Tower is a 60-story Postmodern skyscraper located in the Main Street District of downtown Dallas in Texas. It is currently considered as the third tallest building in the city of Dallas and the sixth tallest in Texas. It was formerly known as the Momentum Place, Chase Center and Bank One Center after its previous tenants.
Comerica Bank Tower History
The Comerica Bank Tower was initially planned to be
January 16th, 2015
Capital Gate Building is a striking skyscraper in the city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. This building is noted for its unique leaning design, a departure from many of the vertically standing skyscrapers people usually see in the skyline. It is adjacent to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and is considered as one of the tallest buildings in the city. Because of its unique 18-degree leaning desig
January 10th, 2015
Stockholm Palace is the official residence of the Swedish monarch located on Stadsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden. Also called the Royal Palace, it serves a representative purpose for the King as he performs his duties as the head of state. His actual family residence is at Drottningholm Palace. As one of the Royal Palaces, the Stockholm Palace contains the offices of the Swedish Royal Family as well as the other membe
December 9th, 2014
The Palazzo is a popular luxury hotel and casino resort located at the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. It is currently considered as the tallest building in the state. It is operated as part of a hotel complex that includes the Venetian Hotel and Casino and the Sands Convention Center, all of which are managed by the Las Vegas Sands Corporation. As a hotel complex, it is considered by the Guinness Book of Worl
November 6th, 2014
One57 is a new 75-story skyscraper rising out of the Midtown neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City. Designed to be a residential building, it stands 306 meters or 1,005 feet tall. This makes it the tallest residential building in the city for now. But as new residential skyscrapers are spouting out of the Manhattan skyline, another upcoming building set to be completed by 2015 might just overtake it.
September 16th, 2014
The Woolworth Building is a notable historical landmark building located in Broadway, Manhattan in New York City. It is one of the early US skyscrapers, which was completed in 1913. It is one of the oldest surviving skyscrapers not only in the city but the entire USA. Since it was completed, it is consistently included in the 20 tallest buildings in New York City and belongs among the one hundred tallest buildings
September 9th, 2014
Two Prudential Plaza is a super tall skyscraper located in the Loop area in Chicago, Illinois. Also known by its slang name “2 Pru”, it is considered as the sixth tallest building in Chicago and the 13th tallest in the US. One reason why it is not one of the more popular skyscrapers in the city is because it is overshadowed by its neighbor, the Aon Center and partially blocked by its sister property, th