The U.S. is home to many of the most expensive buildings in the world. Using data from Emporis, a website that collects building information worldwide, GOBankingRates found the 30 most expensive buildings in the U.S. — 12 of them are in Las Vegas alone. We’ve ranked them from least to most expensive. Click through to see if you recognize any of these structures, and discover how much it cost to build them.
30. Comcast Center
Cost: $540,000,000Location: Philadelphia
The Comcast Center is named after cable and broadband provider Comcast Corporation, and it’s one of the most valuable public companies in the U.S. Completed in 2008, the skyscraper stands at 974 feet and has 57 floors. This building surpassed Cleveland’s Key Tower as the tallest building between New York and Chicago, and is the tallest building in Philadelphia.
29. Palms Casino Hotel
Cost: $550,000,000Location: Las Vegas
The Palms Casino Hotel opened its doors in 2001. The hotel consists of three distinct towers, all of which offer breathtaking views of the Las Vegas Strip. There are 42 floors to this 423-foot-tall building. The Palms also has a 95,000-square-foot casino.
One of the architects also worked on the Bellagio, the entrance and pirate ship battle at Treasure Island, and the Fremont Street Experience.
28. World Market Center — Building C
Cost: $550,000,000Location: Las Vegas
The World Market Center is the largest showroom complex in the world of home and hospitality furnishings, located in downtown Las Vegas. Building C is a 16-story high-rise that stands 280 feet tall and was the last building to be built as part of the complex in 2008.
27. Harrah’s Waterfront Tower
Cost: $550,000,000Location: Atlantic City, N.J.
Situated in a marina setting, Harrah’s Waterfront Tower is part of Harrah’s Atlantic City Hotel and offers stunning views of the city. Built in 2008, the building stands at 525 feet and has 44 floors. The Waterfront Tower is the second-tallest building in Atlantic City.
26. Porsche Design Tower
Cost: $560,000,000Location: Sunny Isles Beach, Fla.
At 641 feet and 57 floors, the Porsche Design Tower is the fourth-tallest building in Sunny Isles Beach. The residential skyscraper was built in 2016 by the famed Porsche brand. The tower features a robotic parking system elevator that will locate the owner’s car right next to their condo unit. It’s called the “Dezervator.”
25. Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women
Cost: $575,000,000Location: Houston
The Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women was completed in 2012 as an all-encompassing healthcare facility for women and children — from preconception to birth and beyond. The 213-foot building, which consists of 16 floors, took five years to build. The facility operates as part of the Texas Children’s Hospital complex.
24. Palace Tower
Cost: $600,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Also known as Caesars Palace, the 435-foot skyscraper is a popular hotel and casino in the heart of Las Vegas known for its luxurious accommodations and entertainment. The 1998 building has 29 floors. Guests will enjoy the Forum Shops inside Caesars Palace that includes well-known brands.
23. South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa
Cost: $600,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Another Las Vegas hotel makes the list as one of the most expensive buildings in the U.S. South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa was built in 2005 but opened originally under another name — South Coast. That changed in October 2006, following the sale of the casino by Coast Casino Company. The structure is 365 feet tall and has 25 floors.
22. Golden Nugget Lake Charles
Cost: $600,000,000Location: Lake Charles, La.
The Golden Nugget is a hotel, casino and entertainment venue, built in 2014 in Lake Charles, La. The high-rise has 25 floors, stands at approximately 314 feet and offers everything — from golf to spas, plus gambling and live entertainment. The building also houses several restaurants.
21. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Cost: $605,000,000Location: Chicago
The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is a pediatric specialty hospital. It’s one of the largest and most expensive buildings in the region. The hospital was built in 2012, stands 442 feet tall and has 24 floors that are used for patient care, medical technology and research.
20. Millennium Tower
Cost: $620,000,000Location: Boston
Millennium Tower is a skyscraper that offers 60 floors of residential apartments, condominiums and office space in the heart of Boston. Completed in 2016, the skyscraper stands at 685 feet — making it the third-tallest building in Boston.
19. The Mirage
Cost: $650,000,000Location: Las Vegas
The Mirage has been a Las Vegas fixture since 1989, when it became the first mega-resort in Las Vegas to be built. The hotel and casino stands 335 feet tall and has 31 floors. You can watch a volcano erupt outside of the building. Inside, the hotel lobby features a tropical rainforest, a shark aquarium and a glass-domed atrium.
18. Palms Place
Cost: $650,000,000Location: Las Vegas
The Palms Place is a condominium hotel and spa that is part of the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. The skyscraper was built in 2008, standing 518 feet tall with 47 floors. The Palms Casino Resort is known for its nightlife and entertainment.
17. Belfer Research Building
Cost: $650,000,000Location: New York
The Belfer Research Building was built in 2014 and is located in the Upper East Side of New York. The 210-foot-tall structure is part of the Weill Cornell Medical College and is considered a state-of-the-art facility. It has 19 floors in all.
16. Rush Hospital, East Tower
Cost: $654,000,000Location: Chicago
The Rush Hospital, East Tower is 252 feet high and has 14 floors. Built in 2012, the building is part of the Rush University Medical Center. In 2013, the building was recognized with the Distinguished Building Honor Award at the AIA Chicago 2013 Awards.
15. 7 World Trade Center
Cost: $700,000,000Location: New York
Seven World Trade Center was built where the former World Trade Center buildings stood in Lower Manhattan. Construction began not long after 9/11, with the skyscraper’s completion in 2006. In all, the building stands 741 feet tall and has 49 floors of office space. On the ground floor, there is a 45-foot-high stone and glass entry lobby for tenant and visitor access.
14. Elara, a Hilton Grand Vacations Hotel
Cost: $750,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Elara is a Hilton Grand Vacations Hotel built in 2009 on the Las Vegas Strip. The 50-story hotel is next to Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino, and offers adjoining access to the shops and restaurants of Miracle Mile. The skyscraper is 600 feet high. The hotel also contains residential condominiums with 28 luxury condos on the top floors. Prices start at $4 million.
13. Devon Energy Center
Cost: $750,000,000Location: Oklahoma City
Standing 845 feet tall, the Devon Energy Center is the tallest building in Oklahoma. The original plans called for it to be taller, with two additional floors than the 52 stories that exist today. The building was completed in 2012 and is used mainly for office space.
12. Paris Las Vegas
Cost: $785,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Las Vegas tourists enjoy the free sights of Paris at this hotel and casino. The hotel, built in 1999, has replicas of many Paris attractions, including the Arc de Triomphe, the Louvre and the Paris Opera House, along with cobblestone streets and cafes. There are 34 stories to the 368-foot-tall building.
11. New York Times Tower
Cost: $850,000,000Location: New York
The New York Times has changed its headquarters multiple times since its founding in 1851 — seven to be exact. This tower, however, was constructed in 2007 and stands 1,046 feet tall with 52 floors.
The building is noted for its striking design. For instance, the lobby features a large garden, and the roof has a fully glazed private garden. The architects were recognized for their work with a 2009 Honor Award from the National Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.
10. Trump International Hotel and Tower
Cost: $850,000,000Location: Chicago
It might not be one of President Trump’s most valuable properties. But towering at 1,388 feet, the Trump International Hotel and Tower is the second-tallest building in Chicago, in addition to being one of the most expensive buildings in the U.S. At one point, it was supposed to be the tallest building in the world, but after 9/11, the structure was scaled down in size.
There are 98 floors to the skyscraper, which was completed in 2009. Residential units on the 89th floor broke a 37-year world record held by the John Hancock Center for the world’s highest homes above ground level.
9. Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa
Cost: $925,000,000Location: Las Vegas
The Red Rock Casino Resort and Spa is located just outside the Vegas Strip on 70 acres of land in the neighborhood of Summerlin. Built in 2006, the hotel and casino is home to some of the largest guest rooms in all of Vegas. The 23-story building stands 198 feet tall and has a 35,000-square-foot spa.
8. MGM Grand Resort and Casino
Cost: $1,000,000,000Location: Las Vegas
There aren’t many American buildings that hit $1 billion in cost, but the MGM Grand Resort and Casino is one of them. The MGM Grand is the world’s largest hotel, with 30 stories and standing 293 feet tall. The hotel is also quite popular among Las Vegas guests, with many notable amenities — including a four-level entertainment venue featuring interactive golf.
7. SunTrust Financial Centre
Cost: $1,000,000,000Location: Tampa, Fla.
At 525 feet tall, the SunTrust Financial Centre is the fourth-tallest building in Tampa. The 36 stories are mainly used for office space. Built in 1992, the tower was one of the tallest cement-based buildings in the world. The building also received a design award from the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks that year.
6. Bank of America Tower
Cost: $1,000,000,000Location: New York
The Bank of America Tower hovers at 1,200 feet in Midtown Manhattan with 58 stories of commercial space. The design of the 2009 building was influenced by the New York Crystal Palace building in Bryant Park, which was completed in 1853 and was America’s first glass and steel building.
5. Wilshire Grand Center
Cost: $1,200,000,000Location: Los Angeles
One of the newest and costliest American buildings is Wilshire Grand Center, built in 2017. It’s also the tallest building in Los Angeles, standing 1,099 feet in height, as well as the tallest building west of Chicago. The 73-story skyscraper serves for commercial use and a hotel.
4. The Palazzo
Cost: $1,900,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Erected in 2007, the Palazzo became the tallest high-rise building in Las Vegas, standing at 642 feet. The building took three years to compete and is 11 feet taller than the Encore, which ranks second in height in the city. The 53-story hotel is connected to the Venetian by an iron dome, but it functions as its own entity — and, incidentally, offers some good free hotel perks.
3. Goldman Sachs Headquarters
Cost: $2,100,000,000Location: New York
Goldman Sachs Headquarters was completed in 2010, taking five years to build. It’s used predominantly as a trading center and commercial office space. The structure stands 749 feet tall and has 44 floors. The building received LEED Gold certification.
2. Wynn Las Vegas
Cost: $2,700,000,000Location: Las Vegas
Built in 2005, the Wynn occupies the former site of the Desert Inn Hotel and Casino. Standing at 614 feet tall, the Wynn is the fourth-tallest building in Las Vegas. There are 45 floors to the hotel, which includes a 110,000-square-foot casino and 18 restaurants.
1. One World Trade Center
Cost: $3,900,000,000Location: New York
One World Trade Center is the tallest American building, in addition to being the most expensive building. It stands at 1,776 feet, in honor of the year the United States Declaration of Independence was signed. It also has the same footprint as the original Twin Towers.
There are 104 floors to the skyscraper, which was completed in 2014. There is also an emergency stairway dedicated to firefighters. The main usage of the building is for commercial office space.