WATCH: Here’s why NYC probably won’t be getting a megatall any time soon

TRD New York /
Aug.August 13, 2018 08:00 AM

New York is no doubt home to its fair share of towering skyscrapers — but what about those that reach nearly 2,000 feet into the sky, and sometimes more?

At 1,792 feet tall, One World Trade Center comes close. But the city has yet to make room for the elusive “megatall” building, like the Burj Khalifa in Dubai and the under-construction Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia.

There are many reasons for New York’s vertical problem, which The Real Deal explores in the video above.


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