Fun Facts About Skyscrapers

Chicago skyline during the day

Looking for fun facts about skyscrapers? Skydeck has you covered! Located in Willis Tower, one of the world’s tallest buildings, we know a thing or two about skyscrapers, which is why we’ve compiled all our skyscraper facts here for you. Whether you’re curious about how these amazing architectural marvels are built or just want some trivia to impress your friends, Skydeck has your answer.

For the ultimate skyscraper experience, be sure to book a trip to the Ledge at Skydeck. At 1,353 feet in the air, we offer a skyscraper experience you’ll never forget! 



Notable Skyscrapers


Key Figures


Technical Details

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