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high-rise

A building having a large number of floors, usually constructed where land costs are high.
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Building owners and associations that are behind deadline on the LSE can still choose to install fire sprinklers and join nearly 100 other residential high-rises that have gone the route of installing fire sprinklers.
There is one aspect, however, that is common to all the cities in the ranking (with the exception of Houston): The majority of the high-rises under construction are residential buildings.
In that scenario, shock waves barrel 180 miles from Parkfield in the Central Valley and shake a hypothetical high-rise built to 1982 code standards on Canoga Avenue in Woodland Hills or in any of 636 other locations from eastern Ventura County to Orange County.
But, at Cabrini-Green, Marvin Edwards and other residents say they see plenty of officers, but still wonder if police are doing all they can since the drug sales are steady in the lobbies of the development's high-rises.
Disaster research studies have identified organized planning as the most important element in successfully aiding victims in high-rise buildings.
The Cal/EPA Headquarters Building is Sacramento's largest high-rise project.
Yet, the majority of the remaining high-rises chose other measures that will not fully protect residents unprotected from fires.
The city's own fire department study (TriData) calls for retrofitting high-rises with sprinklers.
A very different result occurred on December 28 in an unsprinklered Old Town residential high-rise.
The new laws present numerous challenges to commercial high-rise building owners and managers.
DualStar Technologies Corporation, headquartered in Long Island City, New York, designs and builds infrastructure systems and provides services that control and enhance the environment in high-rise buildings.
May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 7, a single fire sprinkler extinguished a kitchen fire in the Spinning Wheel Apartments high-rise building in Hinsdale.