Business & Finance: Story of Stories

Statistics are skeletons of history. Persons with inexact minds do not like statistics, yet without them industry would have no record. Out of many statistics published last week, most interesting were skyscraper figures in Skyscraper, house organ of Thompson-Starrett Co., builders. These figures showed that in the U. S. there are 778 buildings of ten or more stories, including 377 buildings of 21 or more stories. New York has more than half the buildings in both classifications. Surprising New York statistic is that more than half the high buildings are between 14th and...

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