Posts Tagged ‘skyscrapers’

  • The History of the Elevator is About Innovation and Economic Growth

    Elevator Economics

    Dec 6, 12 • 531 Views • No Comments

    Where would we be without the elevator? To deliver a bed, sometimes you need an elevator. It is easy now…but not during the mid-19th century. When a bed company mechanic, Elisha Graves Otis, was asked to create a freight elevator, he knew he had to...  [read more]

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    High and Low Notes in Panama

    Jun 19, 12 • 271 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. As the Panama City skyline emerged from my misty Wednesday morning flight window, I must say the view was impressive. A snaking coast boasts skyscraper after skyscraper, each seeming to outdo the previous in height and marvels...  [read more]