1 World Trade Center Named Tallest Building in US

The New York skyscraper will top Chicago's Willis Tower upon completion.
1:16 | 11/12/13

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It is New York -- -- Chicago and the battle of the buildings there is a big debate. On whether New York's new World Trade Center is really taller than Chicago's Willis tower the Freedom Tower as it is also known as a symbolic 1776. Feet tall but -- Is including the 408 foot spire and some architects of that that shouldn't count as part of the building which would mean that the World Trade Center. Would be 83 feet shorter than Chicago's Willis tower so to settle that fight an expert committee of architects took the matter and their own hands. The height committee of the council on tall buildings and urban had a habitat is about to announce the verdict. But listen. The united states of America's tallest building and to. The announcement which I need to we will talk to -- I would make the announcement on them -- Bolton issued a press release. America's tallest building. When he completes next year will be -- World Trade Center. After the 39 years of holding the title of America's tallest building. She is and will be -- -- to -- in the US.

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