Is Toronto Not the Rightful Centre of the Universe?

How can this be? Surely this is a sign of the apocalypse.

From the Globe and Mail:

"CN Tower loses standing
September 13, 2007 at 12:53 PM EDT

TORONTO — The world's tallest building being constructed in Dubai has surpassed the height of the CN Tower, the world's tallest free-standing structure, its developers said Thursday.

At 555 metres, Burj Dubai is now two metres taller than the 553-metre CN Tower, Emaar Properties said in a release.

It also has scaled 150 livable levels, the largest number of storeys for any building in the world.

Burj Dubai had already beaten Taipei 101, which at 508 metres has been holding the tallest-building title since it opened in 2004."

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