List of buildings with 100 floors or more

This is a list of buildings with 100 floors or more above ground. Among the cities Dubai and Chicago tops the list with 3 buildings above 100 floors. New York, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou have 2 each.

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Completed buildingsEdit

This list includes buildings whose construction is complete, or are topped-out.

Rank Structure City Country Floors Status Year Height to architectural top Height to roof Height to pinnacle
1 Burj Khalifa Dubai   United Arab Emirates 163[1][2] Complete 2010 828 m (2,717 ft) 828 m (2,717 ft) 829.8 m (2,722 ft)
2 Shanghai Tower Shanghai   China 128 Complete 2015 632 m (2,073 ft) 556.7 m (1,826 ft) 632 m (2,073 ft)
3 Lotte World Tower Seoul   South Korea 123[3] Complete 2016 555.65 m (1,823.0 ft) 554.57 m (1,819.5 ft) 555.7 m / 1,823 ft
4 Abraj Al Bait Mecca   Saudi Arabia 120[4] Complete 2011 601 m (1,972 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft) 601 m (1,972 ft)
5 International Commerce Centre Hong Kong   Hong Kong 118 Complete 2010 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft) 484 m (1,588 ft)
6 Goldin Finance 117 Tianjin   China 117 Topped-out 2018 597 m (1,959 ft)
7 Ping An Finance Center Shenzhen   China 115 Complete 2017 599 m (1,965 ft) 555 m (1,821 ft) 599 m (1,965 ft)
8 Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre Guangzhou   China 111 Complete 2015 530 m (1,740 ft) 495 m (1,624 ft) 530 m (1,740 ft)
9 Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) Chicago   United States 110[5] Complete 1974 442 m (1,450 ft) 442 m (1,450 ft) 527 m (1,729 ft)
10 China Zun Beijing   China 108 Complete 2018 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft) 528 m (1,732 ft)
11 The Exchange 106 Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia 106 Topped-out 2018 451.9 m (1,483 ft)
12 Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang   North Korea 105 Topped-out 1992 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft) 330 m (1,080 ft)
13 One World Trade Center New York City   United States 104 Complete 2013 541.3 m (1,776 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 546.2 m (1,792 ft)
14 Guangzhou International Finance Center Guangzhou   China 103 Complete 2010 440 m (1,440 ft) 438 m (1,437 ft) 440 m (1,440 ft)
15 Empire State Building New York City   United States 102 Complete 1931 381 m (1,250 ft) 381 m (1,250 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft)
16 Marina 101 Dubai   United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2017 426.5 m (1,399 ft) 375.4 m (1,232 ft) 426.5 m (1,399 ft)
17 Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai   China 101 Complete 2008 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft) 492 m (1,614 ft)
18 Taipei 101 Taipei   Taiwan 101 Complete 2004 509 m (1,670 ft) 449 m (1,473 ft) 509 m (1,670 ft)
19 Princess Tower Dubai   United Arab Emirates 101 Complete 2012 414 m (1,358 ft) 392 m (1,286 ft) 414 m (1,358 ft)
20 LCT Landmark Tower Busan   South Korea 101 Topped-out 2019 411 m (1,348 ft)
21 30 Hudson Yards New York City   United States 101 Complete 2019 386 m (1,266 ft)
22 Vista Tower Chicago   United States 101 Topped-out 2019 365 m (1,198 ft)
23 875 North Michigan Avenue Chicago   United States 100 Complete 1969 344 m (1,129 ft) 344 m (1,129 ft) 457 m (1,499 ft)
24 Kingkey 100 Shenzhen   China 100 Complete[6] 2011 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft) 441.8 m (1,449 ft)

Buildings under constructionEdit

This is a list of buildings under construction that are planned to have 100 floors or more. It does not include proposed, approved and topped-out buildings.[7]

Buildings cancelled

The following list is of those buildings that were planned to have 100 floors or more, for which the project did start but is now officially cancelled.[7]

Structure City Country Floors Height to architectural top Remarks
Nakheel Tower Dubai   United Arab Emirates +200 Over 1 km The Tower was announced in 2008. The project was halted in 2009 due to financial problems, and it was cancelled in December 2009.
Chicago World Trade Center Chicago   United States 210 762 m (2,500 ft)

Proposed in 1982 and cancelled in the 1990s.

Sky City Changsha   China 202 838 m (2,749 ft) The building was set to break ground in June 2013, aiming to be the world's tallest building. However, on July 25, 2013 the project was halted due to insufficient permission. In February 2015 it was reported that the construction would continue in 2016, but needed to be approved by the national level (for buildings over 350 meters only). Later, in July 2015, no work had been done there for two years. Some of the material they planned to use to build were now used by local villagers, probably removing them to make a fishing pond.[citation needed]
Incheon Tower Incheon   South Korea 151 613 m (2,011 ft) Foundation work started at 2008. Construction halted 2009.
Chicago Spire Chicago   United States 150 610 m (2,000 ft) Foundation work started on what would have been the world's tallest residential building. The project was cancelled in 2008 after a troubled financial history. In March 2014, new funding required to restart the project was announced. However, on October 31, 2014, the developer failed to make a required payment to Related Midwest and Related filed suit to compel Shelbourne to turn over the deed to the property.[8][9][10]
Miglin-Beitler Skyneedle Chicago   United States 125 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was cancelled in 1993 because of the Persian Gulf War.
Crown Las Vegas Las Vegas   United States 142 575 m (1,886 ft) The tower was announced in 2006. After two major redesigns, the project was officially cancelled in March 2008.
Kowloon MTR Tower Hong Kong   China 102 574 m (1,883 ft) Now built as the International Commerce Center.
Seoul Light Tower Seoul   South Korea 133 643 m (2,110 ft) This building was the proposed landmark building of Digital Media City. Its construction started in 2008, but it was cancelled at 2011 because of conflict between the City of Seoul and the developer company.
India Tower Mumbai   India 126 718 m (2,356 ft) Foundation work began in 2010, but construction halted in 2011, and was cancelled as of 2015.
Old Chicago Main Post Office Twin Towers Chicago   United States 120 610 m (2,000 ft) The project was approved on July 18, 2013 and it was cancelled in December 2014.
New York Stock Exchange Tower New York City   United States 140 546 m (1,791 ft) The tower was cancelled in 2001 because of 9/11.
Busan Lotte Town Tower Busan   South Korea 107 510 m (1,670 ft) On Hold since 2013, to resume in 2018, was cancelled in 2019.
Peachtree Financial Tower Atlanta   United States 119 448 m (1,470 ft) This building was announced in 2008 but the project was cancelled in 2012.
Russia Tower Moscow   Russia 118 612 m (2,008 ft) Construction started and a cornerstone was laid. The project was cancelled in 2009.
Grollo Tower Melbourne   Australia 113 560 m (1,840 ft) The tower was proposed in 1997. After a major redesign, the project was officially cancelled in 2004.
Meraas Tower Dubai   United Arab Emirates 112 550 m (1,800 ft) The tower was proposed in 2008, the project was cancelled in 2009 due to financial crisis.
Nina Tower Hong Kong   China 110 520 m (1,710 ft) Redesigned and built as 2 buildings.
Television City Tower New York City   United States 150 510 m (1,670 ft) Proposed by Donald Trump as the tallest building in the world at the time, the project was cancelled in 1988 due to fierce local opposition.
10 Columbus Circle New York City   United States 137 500 m (1,600 ft) Now built as the Time Warner Center.
7 South Dearborn Chicago   United States 112 478 m (1,568 ft) Intended to be the tallest building in the world at the time, 7 South Dearborn was approved in 1999 but it was cancelled in 2001 because of a lack of funding.
Transbay Terminal and Tower San Francisco   United States 112 419 m (1,375 ft) It was approved in 2010 but it was cancelled in 2013 because of development on the project called the Salesforce Tower.
Tower Triple One Seoul   South Korea 111 621 m (2,037 ft) This building was the proposed landmark building of the Yongsan International Business District. Its construction started in 2011, but it was cancelled in 2013 because of conflict between Korail and Dream Hub, the developer. It will be replaced by the 665 meter Dream Tower.
Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and Residence Tower Chicago   United States 111 414 m (1,358 ft) The project was proposed in 2009. The project was cancelled in 2012.
Burj Al Alam Dubai   United Arab Emirates 108 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2009 and finally cancelled in 2013.
Millennium Tower Frankfurt   Germany 104 369 m (1,211 ft) This building was proposed in 2000 by Donald Trump. But it was cancelled in 2008 due to financial crisis.
Qatar National Bank Tower Doha   Qatar 101 510 m (1,670 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2010.
Al Quds Endowment Tower Doha   Qatar 100 495 m (1,624 ft) Foundation work started. Construction halted in 2010.
London Millennium Tower London   United Kingdom 108 366 m (1,201 ft) Now built as the Gherkin.
Palace of the Soviets Moscow   Soviet Union 100 495 m / 1,624 ft Construction started in 1937 on the site of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, which had been demolished in 1931. Construction was halted by the German invasion of 1941 but the project never resumed after the war. The cathedral was finally rebuilt on the same site in the 1990s.
Metropolitan Life North Building New York City   United States 100 375 m (1,230 ft) Designed in the 1920s as a 100-story skyscraper that would have been the tallest building in the world. Due to the Stock Market Crash of 1929 and onset of the Great Depression, construction was halted at floor 29 in 1933. There is some speculation as to whether Metropolitan Life really intended to finish the 100-story building.

Proposed buildingsEdit

The list includes buildings that were proposed or envisioned to have 100 floors or more but never advanced to the construction stage. It does not include never built, under construction buildings.

Structure City Country Floors Status Year proposed Height Notes
Tokyo Tower of Babel Tokyo   Japan 1000 Vision 1992 10,000 m (33,000 ft) Tokyo Tower of Babel is a tallest proposed building in Japan envisioned.
The Gibbons Tower Gold Coast   Australia 1300 Vision 2019 9,000 m (30,000 ft) The Gibbons Tower is the tallest proposed building in the southern hemisphere that would comprise over 5 miles tall and 1300 floors.
The Arconic Tower San Francisco   United States 900 Vision 1962 4,800 m (15,700 ft) The Arconic Tower is tallest proposed buildings in outside Asia.
X-Seed 4000 Tokyo   Japan 800 Vision 1995 4,000 m (13,000 ft) X-Seed 4000 is the tallest building ever proposed.
Ultima Tower San Francisco   United States 500 Vision 1991 3,218.7 m (10,560 ft)
Venus Tower Chicago   United States 241 Proposed 2018 2,460 m (8,070 ft)
Dubai City Tower Dubai   United Arab Emirates 400 Vision 2008 2,400 m (7,900 ft) A proposed megatall skyscraper announced in 2008.
Pearl of the World Manama   Bahrain 350 Vision 2018 2,200 m (7,200 ft)
Shimizu TRY-2004 Mega-City Pyramid Tokyo   Japan --- Vision 1996 2,004 m (6,575 ft) A proposed arcology project for the construction of a massive pyramid over Tokyo Bay in Japan.
Aeropolis 2001 Tokyo   Japan 500 Vision 1989 2,001 m (6,565 ft)
Millennium Challenge Tower Kuwait   Kuwait 300 Proposed 2005 1,852 m (6,076 ft)
Times Squared 3015 New York City   United States 321 Proposed 2015 1,733 m (5,686 ft)
Sky Mile Tower Tokyo   Japan 400 Proposed 2015 1,700 m (5,600 ft)
The Illinois Chicago   United States 528 Vision 1956 1,609.3 m (5,280 ft)
New City Tower London   United Kingdom 500 Vision 2007 1,500 m (4,900 ft)
Edison Tower New York City   United States 296 Proposed 2015 1,310 m (4,300 ft)
Bionic Tower Shanghai or Hong Kong,
as both locations have the interest.
  China 300 Vision 1997 1,228.2 m (4,030 ft) A visionary proposal for a vertical city housing at least 100,000 people.
The Bride Tower Basra   Iraq 241 Proposed 2015 1,152 m (3,780 ft)
Azerbaijan Tower Baku   Azerbaijan 189 Proposed 2012 1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Weightless Skyscraper Dubai   United Arab Emirates 145 Proposed 2017 1,035 m (3,396 ft)
Murjan Tower Manama   Bahrain 200 Proposed 2006 1,022 m (3,353 ft)
Wadala Tower Mumbai   India 200 Vision 2016 1,011 m (3,317 ft)
One Dubai Dubai   United Arab Emirates 201 Vision 2008 1,008 m (3,307 ft)
Mubarak al-Kabir Tower Madinat al-Hareer   Kuwait 234 Proposed 2006 1,001 m (3,284 ft) A Megatall proposal will be taller than Al Hamra Tower, it will be part of the future city called Madinat al-Hareer.
Oblisco Capitale Tower Cairo   Egypt 165 Proposed 2018 1,000 m (3,300 ft) A Megatall proposed will The Capital Cairo.
Hyper Building Tokyo   Japan 271 Vision 1996 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Sky City 1000 Tokyo   Japan 196 Vision 1989 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Europa Tower Brussels   Belgium 200 Proposed 1993 1,000 m (3,300 ft)
Buenos Aires Forum Buenos Aires   Argentina 200 Proposed 2009 999 m (3,278 ft)
Tour Financial Hub Center Seoul   South Korea 220 Visionary 2006 960 m (3,150 ft) A Proposed Megatall will be taller than the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea. However, due to the height restrictions, construction wasn't allowed and it seems unsure in 2016.
Sepet Gokdelen Istanbul   Turkey 140 Proposed 2001 900 m (3,000 ft)
Nansha Tower Guangzhou   China 200 Proposed 2015 900 m (3,000 ft)
Millennium Tower Tokyo   Japan 170 Proposed 1989 840 m (2,760 ft)
China Resources Hubei Landmark Tower Shenzhen   China 150 Proposed 2013 800 m (2,600 ft)
DIB-200 Tokyo   Japan 200 Visionary 1993 800 m (2,600 ft)
Tradewinds Square Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia 150 Proposed 2011 775 m (2,543 ft)
Caiwuwei Center Shenzhen   China 169 Visionary 2017 760 m (2,490 ft)
The Pinnacle by Nakheel Dubai   United Arab Emirates 128 Vision 2001 750 m (2,460 ft)
Iconic Tower Grand Dhaka   Bangladesh 142 Approved 2016 734 m (2,408 ft)
KLCC East Gate Tower Kuala Lumpur   Malaysia 142 Proposed 2014 700 m (2,300 ft)
Kingvision Plaza Guangzhou   China 157 Proposed 2017 688 m (2,257 ft)
Tianfu Center Chengdu   China 157 Proposed 2017 677 m (2,221 ft)
Eaton's / John Maryon Tower Toronto   Canada 140 Vision 1971 686 m (2,251 ft)
Millennium Tower Las Vegas   United States 188 Vision 2001 670 m (2,200 ft)
Dream Tower Seoul   South Korea 136 Proposed 2009 665 m (2,182 ft)
Burj 2020 Dubai   United Arab Emirates 115 Approved 2013 660 m (2,170 ft) Uptown Dubai
Bengaluru Turf Tower Bangalore   India 156 Approved 2014 660 m (2,170 ft)
Royal Tower Phnom Penh Phnom Penh   Cambodia 144 Proposed 2018 648 m (2,126 ft)
Shenzhen Tower Shenzhen   China 128 Proposed 2016 642 m (2,106 ft)
Signature Tower Jakarta Jakarta   Indonesia 113 Approved 2013 638 m (2,093 ft)
Changchun World Trade Center Changchun   China 126 Proposed 2016 631 m (2,070 ft)
Al-Aman World Capital Center Colombo   Sri Lanka 117 Proposed 2015 625 m (2,051 ft)
The Blade Tower Riyadh   Saudi Arabia 128 Proposed 2016 610 m (2,000 ft)
Kostabi World Trade Center New York City   United States 160 Vision late 1990s 610 m (2,000 ft)

Port Tower Complex

Gateway Tower Chicago   United States 127 Approved 2016 610 m (2,000 ft)
Alpha Towers Dubai   United Arab Emirates 110 Proposed 2018 548 m (1,798 ft)
Lanco Hills Signature Tower Hyderabad   India 101 Approved 2014 604 m (1,982 ft)
Greenland Jinmao International Financial Center Nanjing   China 107 Proposed 2017 600 m (2,000 ft)
The Big Bend New York City   United States 130 Proposed 2015 610 m (2,000 ft)
Port Tower Complex Karachi   Pakistan 130 Visionary 2009 593 m (1,946 ft)
Thai Boon Roong Twin Trade Center Phnom Penh   Cambodia 133 Approved 2016 587 m (1,926 ft)
Baoneng Binhu Center T1 Hefei   China 119 Approved 2014 588 m (1,929 ft)
Hexia Yuzui Tower A Nanjing   China 110 Proposed 2013 580 m (1,900 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul   South Korea 105 Approved 2014 569 m (1,867 ft)
Hudson Spire New York City   United States 110 Proposed 2014 550 m (1,800 ft)
Lodha Project Wadala Mumbai   India 101 Proposed 2014 530 m (1,740 ft)
Phuong Teach Financial Tower Hanoi   Vietnam 108 Proposed 2011 509 m (1,670 ft)
Parkhaven Tower Rotterdam   Netherlands 107 Vision 1998 501 m (1,644 ft)
Joyus Housing Mumbai   India 125 Proposed 2016 486 m (1,594 ft)
One World Trade Center New York City   United States 115 Visionary 2004 566 m (1,857 ft)
Al Noor Tower Casablanca   Morocco 114 Proposed 2014 540 m (1,770 ft)
Thompson Center Redevelopment Chicago   United States 115 Proposed 2016 518 m (1,699 ft)
Grollo Tower Melbourne   Australia 113 Visionary 1995 560 m (1,840 ft)
SRG Tower Dubai   United Arab Emirates 111 Approved 2018 471 m (1,545 ft)
Hyundai Global Business Center Seoul   South Korea 105 Approved 2014 569 m (1,867 ft)
Hudson Spire New York City   United States 110 Proposed 2014 550 m (1,800 ft)
Lodha Project Wadala Mumbai   India 101 Proposed 2014 530 m (1,740 ft)
Parkhaven Tower Rotterdam   Netherlands 107 Vision 1998 501 m (1,644 ft)
Sharjah Tower Sharjah   United Arab Emirates 101 Proposed 2017 500 m (1,600 ft)
Joyus Housing Mumbai   India 125 Proposed 2016 486 m (1,594 ft)
One Galleon Place Pasig   Philippines 117 Vision 2007 470 m (1,540 ft)
FORZA Tower Bogotá   Colombia 116 Proposed 2018 460 m (1,510 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City   United States 115 Visionary 2004 450 m (1,480 ft)
Circle 36 Bangkok   Thailand 110 Proposed 2014 447 m (1,467 ft)
80 South Street New York City   United States 113 Proposed 2003 438 m (1,437 ft)
Tribune East Tower Chicago   United States 113 Approved 2018 433 m (1,421 ft)
Asia Plaza Kaohsiung   Taiwan 103 Vision 1997 431 m (1,414 ft)
Tour Sans Fins Paris   France 103 Vision 1990 426 m (1,398 ft)
MIBC Plot 1 Moscow   Russia 108 Proposed 2018 405 m (1,329 ft)
Bein Arim Tower Tel Aviv   Israel 100 Approved 2013 400 m (1,300 ft)
La Maison by HDS Dubai   United Arab Emirates 105

Approved

2016 386 m (1,266 ft)
Orion Tower 1 Gold Coast   Australia 103 Approved 2017 328 m (1,076 ft)

Destroyed/demolished buildingsEdit

This list comprises the two buildings that used to have over 100 floors but are no longer in existence.

Structure City Country Floors Year completed Year destroyed Reason for destruction Height to top floor Height to roof Height to pinnacle
One World Trade Center New York City   United States 110 1972 2001 Terrorist attack 411 m (1,348 ft) 417 m (1,368 ft) 527.3 m (1,730 ft)
Two World Trade Center New York City   United States 110 1973 2001 Terrorist attack 409 m (1,342 ft) 415 m (1,362 ft)

TimelineEdit

This is a timeline of the building with the most floors out of buildings with 100 floors or more.

From To Building City Country Floors Built
1931 1972 Empire State Building New York City   United States 102 1931
1972 2001 Twin Towers of the World Trade Center New York City   United States 110 1972
2001 2010 Sears Tower/Willis Tower Chicago   United States 108 1974
2010 Present Burj Khalifa Dubai   United Arab Emirates 163 2010

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Burj Dubai Official Website". Retrieved 5 October 2014.
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  4. ^ CTBUH - Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel
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  8. ^ "Related to Spire developer: Where's the deed?". 2014-11-03. Retrieved November 3, 2014.
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  10. ^ "Spire developer resolves debts, looks to start again". Chicago Tribune. March 11, 2014. Retrieved May 16, 2014.