TITLE

Steel-frame builders find a home in a buggy, hurricane-prone city

AUTHOR(S)
Daughtery, Christi
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/25/94, Vol. 14 Issue 42, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the growing popularity of the use of steel frames in home construction in New Orleans, Louisiana. Advantages of steel over wood as a construction material; Views of Tom Gressaffa of the New Orleans Home Builders Association on the market for steel-framing; Increase in lumber prices; Factors contributing to the popularity of steel-frames; Cost of building homes using steel frames.
ACCESSION #
9410111580

 

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