KVLY-TV mast in Blanchard, ND - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Built in 1963 at 2,064 feet. It would be the tallest structure until 2010. It is not free standing, however, being supported by guy wires
10 Things You Didn’t Know About The History Of North Dakota: We had the tallest man-made structure in the world for a while, Although the record was taken by the Burj Khalifa building in Dubai in 2010, the KVLY-TV mast used to be the tallest man-made structure in the world at a staggering 2,063 feet high. It's still the tallest structure in the western hemisphere!