Skyscrapers: Soon to Be Antiques?

The race to the tallest tower falters.

The age of businesses competing for prestige over the tallest skyscraper is a thing of the past, at least in the United States. Tall, iconic buildings have proven to be expensive status symbols. The next wave of architectural corporate fashion? "Groundscapers": eight to 10-story buildings that some say are a more efficient use of space.

Thanks to Deborah Myerson

Full Story: End of an era for an American icon

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