DDEDGE writes: "Opened up, last night, an opening for a stairwell approx 23 x
5 in a "building put up 1927. Found massive [1 1/4" dia] threaded rods @ the
diagonal coming off "of the columns. These rods seemed pointed @ the columns
50' away @ the
"elevator shaft. Needless to say we didn't cut them out.
"My gut level reaction is these rods were leveling devices during erection of
skeleton & "that they are no longer req'd to provide shear w/ the 5" floor now
in place- But then I'm not "an engineer not do I play one on TV.
Kenneth Murchison said that the architect of 50 Broadway, H. Craig Severance,
was the only architect in New York to have a Rolls-Royce -- and drive around
Here's my car guesses:
DDedge: 71 Camaro, lemon yellow, chopped and channelled
Blythe green TR4, lost the top several years ago and hasn't replaced it
Leeke Jeep Grand Preservationeer
Becker 56 Chevy, Turquoise/white, original seat coverings
Follett 51 Studebaker bullet nose with ski racks