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New York's ever-changing skyline: A visual history
One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Big Apple. Here, a pictorial guide to the buildings that have previously worn the crown
New York’s ever-changing skyline: A visual history Mario Tama/Getty Images
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his week, the under-construction One World Trade Center became the tallest skyscraper in New York City, as workers installed a column that made it a hair's breadth higher than the Empire State Building's 1,250-foot observation deck. Decades ago, there were other record holders, now dwarfed by newer buildings that represent New York's ongoing architectural metamorphosis. Here, a visual history of the city's changing skyline:

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