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Ingalls Building

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Identification

Ingalls Building
ACI Building, Transit Building
122033

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
concrete
granite
neo-classicism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The Ingalls Building was the first reinforced-concrete skyscraper in the world.
  • See the Medical Arts Building in Dallas to continue a timeline of advances in high buildings of reinforced concrete.
  • Reflecting its importance as the first high-rise of its type, the Ingalls Building was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark in 1974.
  • It was named for its principal financier and president of the Big Four Railroad Company, Melville Ingalls.
  • It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
  • The same architects were also responsible for Cincinnati's first steel-framed high-rise, the Neave Office Building, formerly located one block to the west.

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Location

2-6 East 4th Street
400-410 Vine Street
6 East 4th Street
45202
Cincinnati
Ohio
U.S.A.

Technical Data

212.00 ft
210.00 ft
16
1902
1903
4

Involved Companies

Elzner & Anderson

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark
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