The world's tallest buildings

Published On: Mar 22 2012 09:13:22 AM PDT   Updated On: Nov 14 2013 10:57:54 PM PST

The Blackstone Group recently purchased Chicago's Willis Tower for $1.3 billion. See how the building stacks up against the world's tallest.

Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago
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America's current second-biggest building is located just blocks away from it's tallest. The Trump International Hotel and Tower, which opened in Chicago in 2009, rises to a height of 1,389 feet and 98 stories, making it the world's 11th-tallest building.

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