A building at 432 Park Avenue under construction in Manhattan, New York. The last few years have seen the rise of the ‘supertall’, buildings standing more than 300 metres high but with relatively small footprints. Photo: AP

Slender towers rise to dizzying heights on New York City skyline

Changes in building technology and materials in recent years have made it possible to build skinny towers that are among the tallest in the world

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A building at 432 Park Avenue under construction in Manhattan, New York. The last few years have seen the rise of the ‘supertall’, buildings standing more than 300 metres high but with relatively small footprints. Photo: AP
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