One World Trade Center became the tallest building in New York City on Monday, but when it’s finished in 2013 it will be the third-tallest building in the world. What follows is a list of its neighbors among the world’s tallest buildings.
The Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world, standing at more than 160 stories and 2,700 feet — more than half a mile. It is named for the ruler of neighboring Abu Dhabi, which helped the country during the debt crisis. Charles Crowell/Bloomberg Buy Photo