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Ever wonder what happens when lightning strikes a tall building? What about how elevators travel so rapidly in a commercial building versus a residential building? Have you witnessed winds so strong or earthquakes so fierce that you wonder how any skyscraper could withstand the elements? The…
CHICAGO | Poet Carl Sandburg called it the city of big shoulders. While he was talking about the city's status as an industrial capital, he could just as well have been referring to the modern day anchors of the downtown skyline, the John Hancock Center and Willis Tower.
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