According to Emaar Propertie, the developer of the Burj Dubai or “Dubai Tower”, the building has now surpassed Toronto’s CN Tower as the tallest free-standing structure in the world. See a list of the tallest buildings and structures in the world here.
Dubai skyscraper reaches 555 metres; eclipsing Canada’s CN Tower The Canadian Press 9/13/07
And for a list of the tallest buildings in 1884, look here.
Posted by: Chris