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Visual History of the World's Tallest Buildings Using Entities

This Demonstration shows a visual history of the world's tallest buildings. Hover the mouse over each dot to see an image of the building and the period when it was the tallest building in the world. Switch to the New York City map to see a close-up of the tallest buildings located in Manhattan.

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This was a project for Advanced Topics in Mathematics II, fall 2016, Torrey Pines High School, San Diego, CA.
References
[1] Wikipedia. "History of the World's Tallest Buildings." (Apr 11, 2017) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the _world's_tallest _buildings.
[2] H. Giermann. "The World's Tallest Buildings Throughout History." ArchDaily, Mar 26, 2015. www.archdaily.com/613275/the-world-s-tallest-buildings-throughout-history.
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