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

Daughtery, Christi
April 1994
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);4/25/94, Vol. 14 Issue 42, p19
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.


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