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Look, Up in the Sky!

Today Architizer charts the evolution of the skyscraper, which "could be anything that drastically alters or soars above the existing skyline, whether that's a 10-story red-brick box (St. Louis' 1891 Wainwright Building) or the 2,722 ft Burj Khalifa in Dubai (2010). But while the scales and shapes may have changed throughout the years, their unique functions have remained largely the same: to awe, to intimidate, to challenge, to assert a city's dominance, and, oh yeah, to house businesses and people." Yeah, no kidding. [Architizer; previously]