The United States is home to most of the skyscrapers in the world. Construction of these massive structures has been ongoing for years, not only in the US but also in Asian countries like China and the United Arab Emirates. By 2017, the US had over 180 skyscrapers that were over 656 feet tall, according to The Tower Info. #The United States prides itself on having 18 supertalls completed, and there are others either planned or under construction. Here are the tallest buildings #In America this year.

1. One World Trade Center, New York

According to Forbes, One #World Trade Center opened in 2014 and is the tallest building in New York and the US.

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95% of the building is owned by the Port Authority of New Jersey and New York, and it has 103 floors. From the top of the building, you can enjoy incredible views of midtown Manhattan, the river, and the harbor. There is a café, conference rooms, event rooms, and a game room within the skyscraper.

Height: 1,776 feet

2. Willis Tower, Chicago

According to The Tower Info, the Willis Tower was formerly known as the Sears Tower, and it was the tallest building on earth between 1974 and 1998 and the tallest in the US from 1974 to 2014 when OWTC officially overtook it. However, if judged by roof height, it remains the tallest in America. It has 108 floors, and within it, there are entertainment, dining, and retail amenities.

Height: 1,451 feet

3. 432 Park Avenue, New York

432 Park Avenue is the tallest residential structure on earth and the second tallest building in New York, according to Jet Laggin.

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It’s also the thinnest skyscraper yet, and it has 96 floors. The building was completed in 2016. Living on top of this building allows you to view almost all of New York and its landscape.

Height: 1,396 feet

4. Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago

Trump’s tallest building can’t miss being part of this list. According to Jet Laggin, the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago is certainly a display of President Trump's wealth. The building is beautiful due to its golden appearance, and it has residential and hotel amenities. It’s currently the second tallest building in Chicago with 98 floors.

Height: 1,389 feet

5. Empire State Building, New York

According to Forbes, the building was completed in April 1931 after one year and 45 days of construction. In 1945, in the last days of World War II, a bomber plane crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building. The pilot was unable to see the building due to a thick fog. Two floors were damaged, and 14 people lost their lives. The building was repaired, and it’s a major tourist attraction. The building has 103 floors.

Height: 1,250 feet