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Here are some useful links to sites about Skyscrapers.

Individual Skyscrapers

Chrysler Building
Did you know that the Chrysler Building is speckled in hubcaps? Get more cool information on this unique building.

The Empire State Building
Includes a timeline of the building's history, fun facts, and photographs of famous personalities who have visited the historic structure.

World Trade Center Towers
Explore a comprehensive site on why the Twin Towers collapsed, including interviews with an engineer, a survivor, an interactive explanation of how metal behaves when heated, and much more.

San Gimignano
Get more information on the history and culture of this ancient village.

Petronas Twin Towers
This official site describes the prominent architectural features of the world's tallest buildings.

Skyscrapers -- General

Great Buildings Online
This site documents 1,000 buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3-D models, photographs, architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, Web links, and more.

World's Tallest Buildings
This site is a must-see for any skyscraper fanatic. Features articles and pictures on current and future projects. Only 1,000-foot-plus buildings are covered here.

SkyscraperPage.com
What would it look like if all of the world's tallest buildings were lined up next to each other?

New York Skyscrapers
How many skyscrapers are there in New York City? How were they built? How much did they cost? Take a look back at 100 years of high-rises in New York City.

Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats
So who decides which buildings are the tallest in the world, anyway? This site explains how skyscrapers are measured -- it's more complicated than it sounds!

Skyscraper Museum
This virtual museum is dedicated to the preservation of big buildings, including the Empire State Building.


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