S33 wrote:IF that is true, it's one of the dumber things I've heard in a long time.psl25201 wrote:Did you all know that the reason UP didn't build a taller building was because of 9/11? They originally planned for a taller building, but after 9/11, decided that it proposed a significant enough safety risk to alter their plans.
Maybe y'all knew this, but I had no idea.
Both are true. Â They did want as much square footage as possible per floor but also I think any ideas of trying to make some kind of skyline impact was negated by concerns after 9/11. Â Interestingly both FNB and UP have publicly stated the wish they had built bigger because the have since needed more space.