A Look Back At New York And Chicago Tallest Buildings

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View of a crescent moon over lower Manhattan, New York, New York,... News Photo1940-1949,Architecture,Archival,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Cityscape,Crescent,Economy,Electricity,Human Interest,Manhattan - New York City,Moon,New York City,Night,North America,Skyscraper,TIMEINCOWN,USA,Urban Skyline,VerticalPhotographer Collection: The LIFE Picture Collection Time & Life PicturesView of a crescent moon over lower Manhattan, New York, New York, 1946. The three tallest buildings are, from left), the City Bank Farmers Trust Building (Cross and Cross, completed 1931; later known as 20 Exchange Place), the Cities Service Building (Clinton & Russell, Holton & George, completed 1932; later know as the American International Building), and the Bank of the Manhattan Company building (H. Craig Severance, completed 1930; later known as 40 Wall Street and the Trump Building). (Photo by Andreas Feininger/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)