New York City has more skyscrapers than these countries
continue reading: https://geoshen.com/posts/new-york-city-has-more-skyscrapers-than-these-countriesFor most of the 20th century, it was New York City that led the world in the construction of skyscrapers. Chicago may have built the world's first skyscraper, but it was New York City that became ground zero for skyscrapers. From the Singer Building (186.6 meters / 612 feet) to the Empire State Building (381 meters / 1,250 feet) to the World Trade Center (417 meters / 1,368 feet) and everything in between, New York City filled its grounds with countless skyscrapers and laid claim to having the tallest buildings in the world from 1908 to 1974. New York City was the city of skyscrapers and its imposing skyline became a popular symbol of American engineering ingenuity and economic strength.