Tag Archives: high-rises

Smaller Cities with Taller Skylines

None of these cities currently exceed 100,000 in population, but they each have a surprising number of tall buildings dotting their downtown area skyline. This post is dedicated to these smaller cities who are reaching for the stars…so to speak. … Continue reading

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North American high-rise construction crane boomtowns

The following cities have ten (10) or more high-rise construction cranes operating in them based on the July 2017 semi-annual census conducted by Rider Levett Bucknall, Toronto = 72 Seattle = 58 Los Angeles = 36 Denver = 35 Chicago … Continue reading

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Cities with the most tall buildings in North America

The list provided below shows those cities in ranked order which have a minimum of 100 tall buildings. It also depicts the number of skyscrapers in parenthesis. Most surprising to this author is San Francisco not being quite in the … Continue reading

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