|Region||Name of City||Tallest Building Built during previous peak||Year in which the record was broken.||Number of years to break the previous peak|
|West||Seattle||1914 (Smith Tower)||1969*||55|
|Midwest||Cincinnati||1931||Not yet broken||75+|
* The space needle is taller and was built in 1962. However, it was built as a show piece, not for economic reasons and therefore is not listed. Even if it is listed, it does not appreciably change the results.
Chart courtesy of Dan Forshee from "Real Estate Will Underperform Inflation for Decades"