By Amy Schellenbaum

To supplement October’s One World Trade Center architecture review for theChicago Tribune, critic Blair Kamin tweeted out this chart published by the construction data miners at Emporis.

1According to the graphic, NYC’s (lackluster?One World Trade Center is by far the world’s most expensive building, coming in at $3.9B, nearly double the second-most expensive buildings, Vegas’ Palazzo casino and London’s The Shard, which both cost $1.9B to build.

Perhaps even more surprising, Dubai’s dizzying Burj Khalifa, currently the world’s tallest building, comes in at number five, or the same price ($1.5B) as China’s glowing horseshoe Sheraton Hotel.

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