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King Kong

King Kong needs something to sit on, but that’s not exactly why we celebrate Skyscraper Day. Today is the day to enjoy the beauty and practical uses of skyscrapers. More than being the backdrop to movies, skyscrapers allow cities to grow tall when they can’t grow wide.  Smart engineering and an artistic eye have designed some extraordinarily beautiful skyscrapers with over 160 stories.  Architects battle for height like men battle for length, so celebrate today by admiring their handy work and stroking a few egos. Visit a skyscraper near you and take a tour. Go up, go down, go all around and…