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A look at the tallest completed buildings in the US
The tallest completed buildings in the United States, as measured from the lowest public entrance to the highest architectural element, not including antennas. After it is finished, One World Trade Center may take over the top spot, but only if you count its rooftop spire, which reaches to 1,776 feet.
1. Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower), Chicago, 1974: 1,451 feet.
2. Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago, 2009: 1,389 feet.
3. Empire State Building, New York, 1931: 1,250 feet.
4. Bank of America Tower, New York, 2009: 1,200 feet.
5. Aon Center, Chicago, 1973: 1,136 feet.
Source: Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats.