One of the most interesting things about skyscrapers and high-rises is their competitive aspects.
The Empire State Building, The Burj Khalifa, and other tall buildings were built, in part, to say to the rest of the world: “Look what we can do!”
There hasn’t just been competition between countries, either – there has been some competition within the United States too!
In this infographic, we take a look at the tallest buildings of each state. How tall would a state stand, based on its tallest building? Which states have the most high-rise buildings? What are most skyscrapers used for?