New York City is home to some of the most well known skyscrapers in the world. Who doesn’t see that iconic skyline when picturing it in their heads. From the Empire State Building to Trump Tower to One57, here are all the New York City skyscraper stats you need to know.

Empire State Building

Height

1,454 Feet (443 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

5th

Cost

$40,948,900 (Approximately $637,000,000 adjusted for inflation)

Storys

103

World’s Tallest Building

1931-1970 was #1, currently #30

Zipcode (Its Own)

10118

Chrysler Building

Height

1,046 Feet (319 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#10

Cost

$15,000,000 (Approximately $210,733,333.33 adjusted for inflation)

Storys

77

World’s Tallest Building

#81

Windows

3,862

Woolworth Building

Height

792 Feet (241.4 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#57

Cost

$13,500,000 (Approximately $327,594,545.45 adjusted for inflation)

Storys

60

World’s Tallest Building

1913-1930 was #1, Currently N/A

National Historic Landmark

1966

One World Trade Center

Height

1,776 Feet (541 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#1

Cost

$3,900,000,000

Storys

104

World’s Tallest Building

#6

Structural Steel Used To Build It

>40,000 metric tons

30 Rockefeller Plaza

Height

850 Feet (260 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#42

Cost

N/A

Storys

70

World’s Tallest Building

N/A

Home to This Many NBC Studio Productions

16

40 Wall Street (Home to SkySaver)

Height

927 Feet (283 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#27

Cost

$13,091,416 (Approximately $188,325,114.62 adjusted for inflation)

Storys

71

World’s Tallest Building

April 1930-May 27, 1930 was #1, currently N/A

Time to Build

11 Months

432 Park Avenue

Height

1,396 Feet (426 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#3

Cost

$1,250,000,000

Storys

85

World’s Tallest Building

#19

Floor Area

412,637 Square Feet (38,335 m2)

Trump Tower

Height

664 Feet (202 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

N/A

Cost

N/A

Storys

58

World’s Tallest Building

N/A

Notable Tenants

Dan Marino, Donald Trump, Bruce Willis, Cristiano Ronaldo, Jose Maria Marin

One57

Height

1,005 Feet (306 Meters)

Tallest Building in USA

#15

Cost

$1,500,000,000

Storys

73

World’s Tallest Building

#103

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New York City has 49 out of the tallest 130 skyscrapers in the United States, as well as 7 out of the top 127 skyscrapers in the world. It’s impossible to cover all of them, however, we will continue to bring you interesting facts and statistics about high rises and skyscrapers throughout the world. Let us know if there is anything you want covered in the comment section below.


Barak Bacharach, SkySaver Content Manager