From: Roger Turk <73527.1356(--nospam--at)compuserve.com>
Date: Wed, 12 May 1999 16:42:12 -0400
Fountain Conner wrote:
. > Look at the Empire State Building; you can bet (with the value of the
. > rental space) they didn't step the building because of aesthetics.
Actually it was stepped because of NYC regulations. If stepping was not
required, streets in NYC would be dark(er) dismal corridors. It was an
effort to get light onto the streets in daytime.
A. Roger Turk, P.E.(Structural)