Who Invented the Skyscraper?


The invention of the skyscraper is attributed to William Le Baron Jenney. He is an American architect who designed the 10-storey Home Insurance Building in Chicago. Back then, a 10-storey building was a skyscraper.
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The Home Insurance Building in Chicago, built in 1885, was the first building deemed a skyscraper and was designed by William LeBaron Jenney.
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