Unlike most other buildings, skyscrapers and high-rises have a competitive element to them. From The Empire State Building to the Burj Khalifa and much in between, many tall buildings are constructed, in part, to say to the rest of the world, "Look what we can do!"
The competition isn’t just between countries, though. There’s plenty of competition among states in the U.S. as well. Here, we’ve taken a look at the tallest buildings in each state.