(This section of The High Rise Pages was made in 1997 and remains on this website by means of nostalgia.
By now it is the end of 2005 end the Shanghai World Financial Center is still not completed!)
On august 27, 1997 the ground breaking ceremony of the Shanghai
World Financial Center was held. When completed in 2001, this
94-story tower will be the tallest building in the world.
The SWFC will have its rooftop at a height of no less than 460 meters
(1509 ft.). If the SWFC will be completed as planned, both Sears and
Petronas can stop their debate about who of them is the tallest.
The SWFC will break all their height-records!