In June last year, Seattle-based retailer Nordstrom announced plans to build a skyscraper that would house the company's first city flagship. Now that building is set to be the world's tallest residential tower.

Reports are circling regarding the project’s height after design illustrations of the proposed skyscraper were featured on the New York YIMBY blog courtesy of an anonymous tipster close to the project. Nordstrom Tower, 1,775 feet, one foot less than the One World Trade Centre According to the…