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The Field Building

THIS SECTION OF THE FIELD BUILDING IS ERECTED ON THE SITE OF THE HOME INSURANCE BUILDING WHICH STRUCTURE, DE SIGNED AND BUILT IN EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FOUR BY THE LATE WILLIAM LEBARON JENNEY, ...


THIS SECTION OF
THE FIELD BUILDING
IS ERECTED ON THE SITE OF
THE HOME INSURANCE
BUILDING
WHICH STRUCTURE, DE SIGNED AND BUILT IN
EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY FOUR BY
THE LATE WILLIAM LEBARON JENNEY, WAS
THE FIRST HIGH BUILDING TO UTILIZE AS
THE BASIC PRINCIPLE OF ITS DESIGN THE
METHOD KNOWN AS SKELETON CONSTRUCTION
AND, BEING A PRIMAL INFLUENCE IN THE
ACCEPTANCE OF THIS PRINCIPLE, WAS
THE TRUE FATHER OF THE SKYSCRAPER
1932

Submitted by @RossNWirth

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