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Vermont - Decker Towers

Vermont - Decker Towers
  • City: Burlington
  • Height: 124 feet
  • Floors: 11
  • Building Type: Residential Apartments
  • Year Completed: 1971

Since its completion, the building has been a great home for countless disabled and elderly individuals.

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Wyoming - Wyoming Financial Center

Wyoming - Wyoming Financial Center
  • City: Cheyenne
  • Height: 148 feet
  • Floors: 11
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1990

This may be the tallest in the state, but eleven stories doesn't seem as impressive compared to the rocky cliffs overlooking the city.

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South Dakota - CenturyLink Tower

South Dakota - CenturyLink Tower
  • City: Sioux Falls
  • Height: 174 feet
  • Floors: 11
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1986

This office space defaulted to the number one spot after the demolition of a 200-foot feed tower which previously held the title. Only in South Dakota.

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Maine - Agora Grand Event Center

Maine - Agora Grand Event Center
  • City: Lewiston
  • Height: 220 feet
  • Floors: 3
  • Building Type: Event Center (former church)
  • Year Completed: 1890

Previously a Catholic church, the building was renovated and extended to its present height in the past few decades. It's primarily utilized now as a wedding venue.

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North Dakota - North Dakota State Capitol

North Dakota - North Dakota State Capitol
  • City: Bismarck
  • Height: 242 feet
  • Floors: 19
  • Building Type: Governmental Offices
  • Year Completed: 1934

Beyond the novelty of its height, the state capitol attracts all kinds of tourists each year with the parks and museum exhibits which surround it. 

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Montana - First Interstate Center

Montana - First Interstate Center
  • City: Billings
  • Height: 272 feet
  • Floors: 20
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1985

The space is mostly used as an office environment, but with the added bonus of the best view besides the mountains. 

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New Hampshire - City Hall Plaza

New Hampshire - City Hall Plaza
  • City: Manchester
  • Height: 275 feet
  • Floors: 20
  • Building Type: Commercial & Governmental Offices
  • Year Completed: 1992

The towering brick and limestone stand taller than any other United States building north of Massachusetts.

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West Virginia - West Virginia State Capitol

West Virginia - West Virginia State Capitol
  • City: Charleston
  • Height: 293 feet
  • Floors: 4
  • Building Type: Governmental Offices
  • Year Completed: 1932

Another government building makes the state record, but the height comes mostly from its gilded dome. 

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Alaska - Conoco-Phillips Building

Alaska - Conoco-Phillips Building
  • City: Anchorage
  • Height: 296 feet
  • Floors: 22
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1983

Though the main tower from which this building gets its height is just office space for the namesake company, a beautiful atrium connects it to a shorter counterpart. This middle space house public events for the local residents. 

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Idaho - Eighth & Main

Idaho - Eighth & Main
  • City: Boise
  • Height: 323 feet
  • Floors: 18
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2014

The space this tower occupies sat vacant for decades after the demolition of the previous tenant, the Overland Hotel. 

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Kansas - Epic Center

Kansas - Epic Center
  • City: Wichita
  • Height: 325 feet
  • Floors: 22
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1989

Here's another office space, but the residents of this one range from lawyers to agents of the Secret Service and the FBI.

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Mississippi - Beau Rivage Casino Hotel

Mississippi - Beau Rivage Casino Hotel
  • City: Biloxi
  • Height: 347 feet
  • Floors: 32
  • Building Type: Casino & Hotel
  • Year Completed: 1999
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South Carolina - Capitol Center

South Carolina - Capitol Center
  • City: Columbia
  • Height: 349 feet
  • Floors: 26
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1987

Though it's taken on a few different names since its completion in 1987, this building has provided a weekly work space for about a thousand people. 

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New Mexico - Albuquerque Plaza

New Mexico - Albuquerque Plaza
  • City: Albuquerque
  • Height: 351 feet
  • Floors: 22
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1990

Not only is this the tallest building in the state, its thermal energy storage system also makes it one of the most energy efficient. 

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Delaware - Chase Manhattan Centre

Delaware - Chase Manhattan Centre
  • City: Wilmington
  • Height: 360 feet
  • Floors: 23
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1988

Depending on the weather, employees on the top few floors get a clear view of the Philadelphia skyline, miles away. 

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Utah - Wells Fargo Center

Utah - Wells Fargo Center
  • City: Salt Lake City
  • Height: 422 feet
  • Floors: 26
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1998

This postmodern piece of architecture has shift hands a few time, but it has proudly worn the Wells Fargo sign for a few decades.  

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Rhode Island - Industrial National Bank Building

Rhode Island - Industrial National Bank Building
  • City: Providence
  • Height: 428 feet
  • Floors: 26
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1927

Locals call it the Superman Building for its resemblance to the workplace of his alter ego, Clark Kent. 

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Hawaii - First Hawaiian Center

Hawaii - First Hawaiian Center
  • City: Honolulu
  • Height: 429 feet
  • Floors: 30
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1996

Thirty stories offer oceanfront views to all the First Hawaiian Bank central office employees. 

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Arizona - Chase Tower

Arizona - Chase Tower
  • City: Phoenix
  • Height: 483 feet
  • Floors: 40
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1972

The 39th floor used to be dedicated as an observatory, but since some renovations in recent years, only the Chase employees have access to this unique view across Phoenix and beyond. 

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Virginia - The Westin Virginia BeachTown Center

Virginia - The Westin Virginia BeachTown Center
  • City: Virginia Beach
  • Height: 508 feet
  • Floors: 38
  • Building Type: Hotel & Residential Apartments
  • Year Completed: 2007

This gorgeous, beachfront hotel offers a luxurious stay, but at a price. The cheapest rooms start at $250 a night.

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Maryland - Transamerica Tower

Maryland - Transamerica Tower
  • City: Baltimore
  • Height: 529 feet
  • Floors: 40
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1972
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Connecticut - City Place I

Connecticut - City Place I
  • City: Hartford
  • Height: 535 feet
  • Floors: 38
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1980
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Arkansas - Simmons Tower

Arkansas - Simmons Tower
  • City: Little Rock
  • Height: 546 feet
  • Floors: 40
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1986
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Oregon - Wells Fargo Center

Oregon - Wells Fargo Center
  • City: Portland
  • Height: 546 feet
  • Floors: 41
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1972
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Kentucky - 400 West Market

Kentucky - 400 West Market
  • City: Louisville
  • Height: 549 feet
  • Floors: 35
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1993
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Wisconsin - U.S. Bank Center

Wisconsin - U.S. Bank Center
  • City: Milwaukee
  • Height: 601 feet
  • Floors: 42
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1973
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Tennessee - AT&T Building

Tennessee - AT&T Building
  • City: Nashville
  • Height: 617 feet
  • Floors: 33
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1994
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Missouri - One Kansas City Place

Missouri - One Kansas City Place
  • City: Kansas City
  • Height: 624 feet
  • Floors: 42
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1988
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Iowa - 801 Grand

Iowa - 801 Grand
  • City: Des Moines
  • Height: 630 feet
  • Floors: 45
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1991
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Nebraska - First National Bank Tower

Nebraska - First National Bank Tower
  • City: Omaha
  • Height: 634 feet
  • Floors: 45
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2002
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Nevada - The Palazzo

Nevada - The Palazzo
  • City: Paradise
  • Height: 642 feet
  • Floors: 50
  • Building Type: Casino & Hotel
  • Year Completed: 2007
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Louisiana - One Shell Square

Louisiana - One Shell Square
  • City: New Orleans
  • Height: 697 feet
  • Floors: 51
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1972
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Colorado - Republic Plaza

Colorado - Republic Plaza
  • City: Denver
  • Height: 714 feet
  • Floors: 56
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1984
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Alabama - RSA Battle House Tower

Alabama - RSA Battle House Tower
  • City: Mobile
  • Height: 745 feet
  • Floors: 35
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2007
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Michigan - Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center

Michigan - Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
  • City: Detroit
  • Height: 755 feet
  • Floors: 73
  • Building Type: Hotel
  • Year Completed: 1977
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Massachusetts - John Hancock Tower

Massachusetts - John Hancock Tower
  • City: Boston
  • Height: 790 feet
  • Floors: 60
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1976
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Minnesota - IDS Center

Minnesota - IDS Center
  • City: Minneapolis
  • Height: 792 feet
  • Floors: 57
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1973
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Indiana - Salesforce Tower

Indiana - Salesforce Tower
  • City: Indianapolis
  • Height: 811 feet
  • Floors: 48
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1990
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Oklahoma - Devon Energy Center

Oklahoma - Devon Energy Center
  • City: Oklahoma City
  • Height: 850 feet
  • Floors: 50
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2012
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Flordia - Panorama Tower

Flordia - Panorama Tower
  • City: Miami
  • Height: 868 feet
  • Floors: 85
  • Building Type: Mixed Use (residential, hotel, & commercial)
  • Year Completed: 2018
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North Carolina - Bank of America Corporate Center

North Carolina - Bank of America Corporate Center
  • City: Charlotte
  • Height: 871 feet
  • Floors: 60
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1992
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New Jersey - 99 Hudson Street

New Jersey - 99 Hudson Street
  • City: Jersey City
  • Height: 900 feet
  • Floors: 79
  • Building Type: Residential Apartments
  • Year Completed: 2020
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Washington - Columbia Center

Washington - Columbia Center
  • City: Seattle
  • Height: 943 feet
  • Floors: 76
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1985
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Ohio - Key Tower

Ohio - Key Tower
  • City: Cleveland
  • Height: 947 feet
  • Floors: 57
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1991
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Texas - JPMorgan Chase Tower

Texas - JPMorgan Chase Tower
  • City: Houston
  • Height: 1,002 feet
  • Floors: 75
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1982
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Georgia - Bank of America Plaza

Georgia - Bank of America Plaza
  • City: Atlanta
  • Height: 1,023 feet
  • Floors: 55
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1992
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California - Wilshire Grand Center

California - Wilshire Grand Center
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Height: 1,100 feet
  • Floors: 73
  • Building Type: Mixed Use (hotel & commercial)
  • Year Completed: 2017
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Pennsylvania - Comcast Technology Center

Pennsylvania - Comcast Technology Center
  • City: Philadelphia
  • Height: 1,121 feet
  • Floors: 60
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2018
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Illinois - Willis Tower

Illinois - Willis Tower
  • City: Chicago
  • Height: 1,41 feet
  • Floors: 108
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 1974
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New York - One World Trade Center

New York - One World Trade Center
  • City: New York City
  • Height: 1,776 feet
  • Floors: 104
  • Building Type: Commercial Offices
  • Year Completed: 2014
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