A Brief History of the World’s Tallest Buildings is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.
Burj Dubai: the world’s tallest building is an interactive graphic from The Guardian.
Skyscrapers From Around the World is a slideshow from MSNBC.
World’s Tallest Building in Dubai is a video from MSNBC.
We Build This City: Skyscrapers is a short online video from Discovery about New York’s tallest buildings.
Dubai Opens World’s Tallest Tower is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
The History Channel has a short video showing the day the Empire State Building opened eighty years ago.
Live Science has a slideshow of the World’s Tallest Buildings.
Here are several more slideshows of the world’s tallest buildings:
Fox News
Family Education
Discovery News
Business Week
The Skyscraper Museum in New York has several features that would be accessible to English Language Learners. One is a digital representation of downtown Manhattan called Viva. Another is a similar presentation called Viva 2, which highlights the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center. A third page compares the tallest buildings in the world. Lastly, there are a series of particularly accessible features called Cool Stuff.
Building The World’s Tallest Skyscraper is a really nice interactive from Portfolio.
World’s Tallest Building Opens In Dubai is an exercise for English Language Learners from Breaking News English.
World’s Tallest Building Opens In Dubai is a video from The Associated Press.
The World’s Tallest Towers is a nice interactive that’s actually on the website of the Dubai tower.