24 Feb '15, 5pm

INFOGRAPHIC: How many miles do elevators in the world's tallest buildings travel a year?

INFOGRAPHIC: How many miles do elevators in the world's tallest buildings travel a year?

Super-tall skyscrapers are more en vogue now than ever, but what is it like living in one? And more specifically, how long are the elevator rides? The inquisitive folks over at the WSJ answered this question with a nifty infographic comparing the tallest buildings in the world and their “elevator miles.” Quick factoid: Here in New York, if a top-floor resident of 432 Park makes two daily round-trips a day, they’ll log about 356 elevator miles a year. Click here to see the entire

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