Landmarks in Reinforced Concrete

by John A. Diehl, President; Cincinnati Historical Society, Cincinnati, Ohio,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1975, Vol. 45, Issue 11, Pg. 87-89

Document Type: Feature article


To properly understand the significance of ASCE'S National Historic Civil Engineering Landmarks the instrumental steps in engineering history leading up to the landmarks period must be known. This article notes the pivotal engineering accomplishments that provided the background knowledge required to design the Ingalls Building in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Ingalls Building was the first reinforced concrete high-rise (16-stories) structure in the world.

Subject Headings: Reinforced concrete | High-rise buildings | Building design | Historic sites | Civil engineering landmarks | Engineering history | Structure reinforcement | Concrete structures | Ohio | United States

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