Skyscrapers

November 28, 2017, 8am PST
Building with wood is back in fashion, but lumber producers have to reckon with thorny politics and new timber-based materials that have yet to be truly defined.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 27, 2017, 9am PST
A new 800-foot tower is rising from the ashes of the demolished Hudson's store site. Noted Detroit patron Dan Gilbert is developing the new building.
Detroit Free Press
November 25, 2017, 7am PST
A 328-foot building is planned for the Downtown-Adjacent Midtown neighborhood.
Houston Chronicle
September 30, 2017, 5am PDT
The 19th tallest building in United States could someday be located in Denver, Colorado.
The Denver Post
August 23, 2017, 6am PDT
The soon-to-be tallest building in the nation not located in New York City of Chicago has a structural issue that required a pause on construction. The issue is not expected to be catastrophic, however.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
July 28, 2017, 7am PDT
The world's skinniest skyscraper, under construction on Manhattan "Billionaire's Row," is over budget with 60 stories left to build.
The New York Post
June 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
Los Angeles' new Wilshire Grand tower is tall and impressive. But, in reality, it's about 100 feet shorter and perhaps less impressive than the arbiters of skyscrapers say it is. Whatever the definition, it might be time to quit venerating height.
California Planning & Development Report
June 24, 2017, 11am PDT
Friday was the first day the public could walk into Los Angeles' new iconic skyscraper. The Wilshire Grand is noteworthy for more than just its height.
KPCC
May 23, 2017, 7am PDT
With a new high-rise under construction and even taller high-rise working its way through planning approvals, the Washington, D.C. area's building envelope is reaching new heights.
Greater Greater Washington
March 11, 2017, 5am PST
Slated for the site of the late Hudson's department store, Dan Gilbert's mixed-use mecca and its glassy 734-foot tower would symbolize Detroit's rebirth, in downtown at least.
Detroit Free Press
March 2, 2017, 9am PST
In Los Angeles, Curbed has declared 2016 "the year of the skyscraper."
Curbed LA
February 8, 2017, 5am PST
In a growing London, skyscrapers seem to be popping up everywhere, We Plan London catalogs the ten tallest.
We Plan London
December 20, 2016, 2pm PST
Dezeen presents a not-so-humble list of the ten best skyscrapers opened to the public in 2016.
Dezeen
October 10, 2016, 6am PDT
San Francisco's Transamerica Pyramid, designed by architect William Pereira, is no longer the tallest building in the city. The city's architecture critic expects it will still be the most iconic building in the city.
The San Francisco Chronicle
July 30, 2016, 5am PDT
CityLab reviews the "Skyscraper" mobile app game, from Tinybop, Inc.
CityLab
June 22, 2016, 9am PDT
The title of tallest building west of the Mississippi, property of the U.S. Bank Tower in Los Angeles since 1989, will soon go to another building. What does that say about the post-recession of West Coast cities?
The Architect's Newspaper
June 7, 2016, 7am PDT
The New York Times Magazine has published a big, interactive issue devoted to the skyscrapers of Manhattan.
The New York Times Magazine
March 24, 2016, 8am PDT
The high-water marks showing where the last boom broke under the pressure of the Great Recession are still visible in cities all over the country. The Chicago Tribune recently checked on a particularly poignant example in Chicago.
Chicago Tribune
February 26, 2016, 12pm PST
The Vista Tower is expected for completion in 2020, when it will become the world's tallest tower designed by a woman.
The Wall Street Journal
February 22, 2016, 1pm PST
Perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the 1,066-foot building is what distinguishes it from other high rises of its size across the East River—it will be residential.
The New York Times