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One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built to replace the twin towers destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks, will lay claim to the title of New York City's tallest skyscraper on Monday, April 30, as workers erect steel columns that will make
One World Trade Center will become the tallest building in New York City on April 30 when the first column for the 100th floor is placed.
MSNBC's Tamron Hall takes a look at two workers laboring to put the final beam in One World Trade Center, making it the tallest building in New York City. By David B. Caruso, The Associated Press One World Trade Center, the giant monolith being built
The Willis Tower in Chicago, formerly known as the Sears Tower, currently remains the record holder for the tallest building in the United States at a height of 1450 feet.
[Updated at 2:10 p.m. ET] More than a decade after a terrorist attack brought down New York's twin towers, their under-construction replacement became the city's tallest building on Monday.