The world's tallest buildings

Published On: Mar 22 2012 12:13:22 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 03 2015 02:00:00 AM EDT

In honor of National Skyscraper Day on Thursday, take a look at which buildings are the tallest in the world.

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The Jin Mao Tower in Shanghai, China, reflects traditional Chinese architecture and reaches 1,380 feet, good for 14th tallest in the world. It stands near the Shanghai World Financial Center, the fifth tallest building in the world, and the Shanghai Tower, a 121-story building set to become the world's second tallest at 2,073 feet when it's completed.


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