Taipei 101 skyscraper deemed tallest

Taipei 101 skyscraper deemed tallest - AP, October 8, 2004
... The 1,679-foot-tall structure — which some liken to a giant bamboo shoot of glass and steel — received the title from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization involved in the planning, design and construction of skyscrapers.
"There's no dispute whether Taipei 101 is the tallest building in the world," said Ron Klemencic, chairman of the council, as he formally certified the building's record with a new plaque...
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