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1899 building now earthquake-ready

A little engineering magic reinforces structure in LR

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 2:57 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. The black mesh-like material on the back of the Arkansas Building on Main Street in downtown Little Rock takes the place of more traditional structural reinforcement techniques. 040214.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/JOHN SYKES JR. The black mesh-like material on the back of the Arkansas Building on Main Street in downtown Little Rock takes the place of more traditional structural reinforcement techniques. 040214.

Gravity was crucial to keeping the Arkansas, or Pfeifer Brothers, building in place as it aged.

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Business, Pages 23 on 04/07/2014

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