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Willis Tower, formerly named Sears Tower, is a 108-story, 1451-foot (442 m) skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois. At the time of its completion in 1974, it was the tallest building in the world, surpassing the World Trade Center towers in New York. Currently, Willis Tower is the tallest building in the United States and the fifth-tallest freestanding structure in the world as well as the fifth tallest building in the world to the roof.
The Solow Building, located at 9 West 57th Street, is a Manhattan skyscraper designed by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill's Gordon Bunshaft and built in 1974. It is located just west of Fifth Avenue, sandwiched between the 57th and 58th Street, next to such prominent buildings as the Bergdorf Goodman department store and the Plaza Hotel. Consisting of 50 stories and 689 ft. (210 m), the building's only competitor by height in the neighborhood is the GM Building, located one block north and east.
The State of Michigan Plaza (also known by the name "Executive Plaza") is an office tower that was constructed in 1974. It stands 22 stories high on the corner of 6th Street and Howard Street, in Detroit, Michigan, close to the John C. Lodge Freeway. Its address is 1200 6th Street. The high-rise was constructed using the international style of architecture, along with the black box style. Its main material is highly reflective glass. It looks similar to the nearby Detroit Edison Plaza.
The Curtis, also known as the Executive Tower, is a 350ft (107m) tall skyscraper in Denver, Colorado. It was completed in 1974 and has 30 floors. It is the 31st tallest building in the city. The Curtis Hotel became a member of the Hilton family on January 5th, 2010. It is now called The Curtis-A Doubletree Hotel.
Two Embarcadero Center is office skyscraper located off The Embarcadero in the financial district of San Francisco, California. The 126.00 m (413.39 ft), 30 storey tower, completed in 1974 is part of the Embarcadero Center, a complex of seven towers, of which two are hotels. Twin-tower Three Embarcadero Center is the same height, but has one additional floor.
The W. E. B. Du Bois Library is one of the three libraries of the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts (the others are the Integrated Sciences and Engineering Library and the Music Reserve Lab). The library is the main campus library with resources primarily humanities and social and behavioral sciences. At 26 stories and 296 feet (90.32 m) tall, it is the tallest library in the United States and the 23rd-tallest educational building in the world.