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1 One World Trade Center, currently under-construction in New York City, will be the tallest building in the United States and the Western Hemisphere. Also, it will become the world´s tallest all-office building. Its spire will top out at . 8827
2 The Chicago Spire (formerly Fordham Spire), under construction in Chicago, is expected to be and have 150 floors. If completed, it would surpass the CN Tower as the tallest freestanding building in North America, and would be the tallest all-residential building in the world. Construction began in June 2007, but was put on hold after the economic collapse of 2008, leaving just a hole in the ground. Shelbourne Development. (2008, April 06). The Chicago Spire Achieves 30 Percent Sales. Retrieved June 14, 2008 from http://www.shelbournedevelopment.com/press_release.php?id=96</ref> 2369
3 The Tokyo Sky Tree under construction in Tokyo's Sumida district, is expected to be tall. It will be a broadcasting tower to replace the old Tokyo Tower. Construction began in 2008 and completion is expected in 2011, with public access in the spring of 2012. 1546
4 The Abraj Al Bait Towers are under construction in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The tallest tower is expected to be tall when completed in 2011, becoming second-tallest building in the world when completed. It will also be the largest building in the world with a floor area of and the tallest hotel in the world. 1413
5 The Shanghai Tower, under construction in Shanghai, next to the Shanghai World Financial Center and the Jin Mao Building, is expected to be . Completion is expected in 2014. 1051
6 The Pentominium, under construction in Dubai, is expected to be tall and have 120 floors. If completed, it would be the tallest all-residential building in the world. Construction began in 2007 and completion is expected in 2013. 397
7 The Jakarta Tower (Menara Jakarta) is on-hold in Jakarta, Indonesia. It is expected to be tall up to the antenna, thus may be tallest concrete tower. It was expected to be completed in 2012, but has been put on hold. 168
8 The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, under construction in Guangzhou, China, is topped-out at . Construction began in November 2005 and completion is expected in 2010. < 5

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