Willis Tower

This combination made from file photos shows Willis Tower, formerly known as the Sears Tower, in Chicago on March 12, 2008, left, and One World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 5, 2013. (AP Photo)

1 World Trade Center named as tallest US building

CHICAGO (AP) — The new World Trade Center tower in New York will replace Chicago’s Willis Tower as the nation’s tallest building when it is completed next year, an international panel of architects announced Tuesday. […]

11/12/2013

One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline in New York. Second in height is 4 World Trade Center, right. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Height of 1 World Trade Center debated in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Rising from the ashes of 9/11, the new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its powerfully symbolic height of 1,776 feet and become the tallest […]

11/08/2013

One World Trade Center and the lower Manhattan skyline, New York City. (AP Photo)

Weather postpones trade center’s ascent to tallest

NEW YORK (AP) — One World Trade Center already is New York’s tallest building. And when the last pieces of its spire eventually rise to the roof, the 104-floor skyscraper will be just feet from becoming the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

04/29/2013

Man climbs Chicago skyscraper with bionic leg

CHICAGO (AP) — The metal on Zac Vawter bionic leg gleamed as he climbed 103 floors of Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower, becoming the first person ever to complete the task wearing a mind-controlled prosthetic limb. […]

11/04/2012

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