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Posted By: Bee-dubya-ell
10-Nov-06 - 12:25 PM
Thread Name: BS: How high can a brick building go?
Subject: RE: BS: How high can a brick building go?
Sorry, Bruce, but according to the Wikipedia article on the Flatiron Building (click):

Since it was one of the first buildings to use a steel skeleton, the building could be constructed to 285 feet, which would have been very difficult with other construction methods of that time.