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This is a category for skyscrapers, any structure over 150 meters or 500 feet in height.
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Skyscrapers define the modern city. Almost every major city has its unique collection of skyscrapers. Most cities can be recognized from the skyscrapers in their skyline.


Early skyscrapers were built with a base, shaft and crown with Beaux Arts or Classical Revival details. This morphed into Art Deco skyscrapers, which emphasized their verticality and usually had stepped set-backs. After World War II the International Style, basically glass or concrete boxes with little detail, became popular. As a reaction to the utilitarianism of the International Style, extravagant Post-Modern buildings became the latest trend in designing skyscrapers.
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  • Address
  • Building Website
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Image for Žižkov Television Tower / Žižkovský vysílac (Prague)view gallery

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SkyscrapersŽižkov Television Tower / Žižkovský vysílac (Prague)

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Zizkov Television Tower in Prague, 216 m high, was built in 1985-1992 and is still the highest man-made structure in the Czech capital...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 11/12/2014

last visited: 6/30/2018

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