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Newby-McMahon Building

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Identification

Newby-McMahon Building
World's Smallest Skyscraper
128159

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
brick
light brown red

Usages

shop(s)

Facts

  • Only one room wide, this building is 12 feet long, 9 feet wide, and 40 feet tall.
  • Built as a stock swindle that raised $200,000, investors thought they were investing in a 480 foot tower. But the blueprints were presented in inches instead of feet.
  • The investors tried to bring a lawsuit against J.D. McMahon, but the judge found that they didn’t have a case as they had all signed off on the original blueprints.
  • This local landmark's restoration is now complete and open for interior viewing.

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Location

701 LaSalle Alley
509-513 7th Street
701 LaSalle Alley
76301
Wichita Falls
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

51.64 ft
4
1919

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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