The U.S. city of Miami, Florida is the site of 295 high-rises, 59 of which stand taller than 400 feet (120 m). The tallest building in the city is the 70-story Four Seasons Hotel & Tower, which rises 789 ft (240 m) in Miami's Brickell district and was completed in 2003.
New York City Skyline
The history of skyscrapers in New York City began with the completion of the World Building in 1890; the structure rose 348 feet in height. Though not the city's first high-rise, it was the first building to surpass the 284-foot spire of Trinity Church.
The tallest completed structure is the 50-storey One Canada Square, which rises 235 metres (771 ft) in Canary Wharf and was completed in 1991. It also stands as the tallest building in the United Kingdom and the 15th-tallest building in Europe.
Toronto has been the site of several skyscraper construction projects in recent years. The most recently completed skyscraper in the city is the Bay Adelaide Centre West Tower, which was constructed in 2009 and rises 218 metres (715 ft).
Midtown Manhattan, the largest central business district in the world, is home to such notable buildings as the Empire State Building, the Chrysler Building, Citigroup Center and Rockefeller Center. Lower Manhattan comprises the third largest central business district in the United States (after Midtown and Chicago's Loop).
Boston went through a major building boom in the 1960s and 1970s, resulting in the construction of over 20 skyscrapers, including Hancock Place and the Prudential Tower.