As One World Trade Center becomes tallest in nation — our skyscrapers, ourselves

As One World Trade Center squeaked up another floor today to become the tallest* skyscraper in the nation, here is an MS-Paint-enhanced look at what our Massive Buildings say about us.

*Well, possibly not. It depends on whether you consider an antenna part of the building or not.**

**Also, as Louis Peitzman at Gawker says, “It’s more how you use it, anyway.”


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Alexandra Petri writes the ComPost blog, offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day. She is the author of "A Field Guide to Awkward Silences".
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