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Old Posted Dec 31, 2009, 4:38 AM
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Construction projects in the United States

Considering the lack of activity in this subforum, I've decided to undertake this half-hearted attempt at listing all the recently completed, under construction, on-hold, and proposed skyscrapers and mega-projects in the United States. I've tried to make this list as accurate and complete as possible but there's no guarantee of that. I'd encourage anyone to add to this list or correct misinformation.

RECENTLY COMPLETED;

Skyscraper ---- City ---- Height(w/Spire) ---- Year Completed ---- Further Information

Trump International Hotel and Tower ---- Chicago ---- 1,389' ---- 2009 ---- Fourth tallest building in the United States

Bank of America Tower --------------- New York City ----- 1,200' ---- 2009 ---- Fifth tallest building in the United States

New York Times Building ------------- New York City ---- 1,046' ---- 2007 ---- Ninth tallest building in the United States

Comcast Center ----------------------- Philadelphia ---- 975' ---- 2008 ---- Tallest building in Pennsylvania;Second tallest building on the east coast outside of New York City(Thank You SteveD)

UNDER CONSTRUCTION;

Skyscraper ---- City ---- Height(w/Spire) ---- Completion Date ---- Further Information

One World Trade Center --------------------- New York ---- 1776' ---- 2013 ---- Tallest building in the Americas;Tallest all-office building in the world once completed

Devon Energy Tower --------------------- Oklahoma City ---- 850' ---- 2012 ---- Tallest building in Oklahoma once completed

Duke Energy Center ------------------------- Charlotte ---- 764' ---- 2010 ---- Second tallest building in North Carolina once completed

Revel Ent. Resort North & South Tower ---- Atlantic City ---- 710' ---- 2011 ---- Second tallest buildings in New Jersey once completed

The Austonian -------------------------------- Austin ---- 683' ---- 2010 ---- Tallest building in Texas outside of Dallas and Houston once completed

Great American Tower ---------------------- Cincinnati ---- 660' ---- 2011 ---- Third tallest building in Ohio;Tallest outside Cleveland once completed

ON HOLD;

Skyscraper ---- City ---- Height(w/Spire) ---- Further Information

Chicago Spire ----------------------- Chicago ---- 2000' ---- Third tallest building in the world;Tallest building in the Americas once completed

Met 3 -------------------------------- Miami ---- 828' ---- Tallest building in Florida once completed

Fontainebleau Resort & Casino ---- Las Vegas ---- 735' ---- Tallest building in Nevada once completed

Museum Plaza --------------------- Louisville ---- 696' ---- Tallest building in Kentucky once completed

APPROVED/PROPOSED;

Skyscraper ---- City ---- Height(w/Spire) ---- Completion Date

American Commerce Center ------ Philadelphia ---- 1,510' ---- 2012

Two World Trade Center ---------- New York City ---- 1,350' ---- 2012

Three World Trade Center -------- New York City ---- 1,240' ---- 2012

One Manhattan West ------------- New York City ---- 1,216' ---- 2013

Transbay Terminal Tower --------- San Francisco ---- 1,200' ---- 2014

15 Penn Plaza -------------------- New York City ---- 1,198' ---- 2014

Tower Verre ---------------------- New York City ---- 1,050' ---- 2012

One Bayfront Plaza ------------------- Miami ---- 1,049' ---- 2015

Empire World Towers ----------------- Miami ---- 1,022' ---- 2010


OTHER PROJECTS(Recently Completed/Approved/Under Construction);

Project ---- Type ---- Cost ---- Status ---- Further Information

California HSR ----------------------------- High Speed Rail System ---- $45 billion ---- Approved ---- Once completed, will be the first true HSR system outside of Europe and Asia

Constellation Program ---------------------- Human Spaceflight ---- $97 billion(Est.) ---- Under Construction ---- Plan to develop spacecraft and booster vehicles to replace the space shuttle and send astronauts to the moon and possibly mars

Spaceport America ----------------------- Commercial Spaceport ---- $198 million ---- Under Construction ---- First Purpose-Built Commercial Spaceport in the world

Shephard's Flat Wind Farm -------------------- Wind Farm ---- $2 billion ---- Approved ---- Will be largest wind farm in the world when completed in 2012

Dallas Cowboy's Stadium --------------------- Dome Stadium ---- $1.15 billion ---- Built (2009) ---- Largest Dome Stadium in the world

HITECH Act ----------------------------- Electronic Medical Records ---- $19 billion ---- Under Construction ---- Goal is for the utilization of an electronic health record for each person in the United States by 2014

Smart Grid Investment Grant Program ---- Smart Electrical Grid ---- $3.375 billion ---- Under Construction ---- Goal is to implement the necessary digital upgrades in the home and on the electric grid, enabling it to be more efficient, resilient, and secure which will make the grid capable to effectively integrate renewable supplies, plug in electric and hybrid vehicles, and energy management technologies

Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge ---- Bridge ---- $240 million ---- Under Construction ---- Will be the first concrete-steel composite arch bridge built in the United States;Span will be 1,900 feet and tower 900 feet above the Colorado river

CityCenter(Las Vegas) ----------------------- Multi-Use Plaza ---- $8.4 billion ---- Under Construction ---- Largest Privately Funded construction project in United States history
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Old Posted Jan 4, 2010, 5:39 PM
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Spire; re: recently completed and Comcast in Philly...

Georgia is on the east coast and Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta is 1,039 ft. Bank of America Plaza in Atlanta is the tallest building in the US outside of NYC or Chicago.
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There are so much proposals and only a few U/C. When will they start will all those projects?
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