Wichita Falls, Texas: World's Smallest Skyscraper

Only four stories tall, and skinny. Built by a con man who duped the city into believing he would build a 40 story skyscraper. You can climb the skyscraper; access is through the Artifact Emporium antique shop next door.
Address:
La Salle Ave., Wichita Falls, TX
Directions:
Known as the McMahon Building, built of red brick and very skinny. Northeast side of downtown. At the corner of 7th and La Salle Sts, just south of the railroad tracks.
Phone:
940-766-0900
Admission:
Free
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Littlest Skyscraper.

Worlds Smallest Skyscraper

It's the smallest skyscraper in the world.

[Robert Hughes, 06/15/2016]
World's Smallest Skyscraper

The tiny skyscraper is now open. Entry is through the antique shop beside it; the owners opened a door into the skyscraper, cut access to each floor, and installed a staircase. You get a view of downtown from the windows on the top floor. It is not handicapped-accessible, unless you are able to climb stairs. There's no charge, but you might be tempted buy something for sale in the shop.

[Lee, 10/11/2015]

Skyscraper.

World's Smallest Skyscraper

Smaller than expected. Cutest antique store next to it.

[Kelly And Drew, 04/20/2015]

In the world of Itty Bitty claims to fame, "smaller than expected" means better!

Smallest skyscraper.

World's Smallest Skyscraper

It's about to be on the Discovery Channel! So much smaller than you'd imagine.

[Ashley, 03/24/2014]

Yet not so small that the Discovery Channel couldn't eventually discover it!

Smallest skyscraper.

World's Smallest Skyscraper

Not only is this tiny skyscraper only 4 stories tall, but each story is only a fraction of the size of a true story level. This was part of the con. The plans were scaled in inches instead of feet. The result...a 4-story building only about 10-ft. X 16-ft.

[Carla, 07/03/2008]

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