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A City of Glass
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TitleA City of Glass
AbstractArticle provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels or 130,000 square feet on the arena body and not all are clear glass; some of the glass is laminated and some panels are insulated; the glass should be able to withstand a 90-mph wind gust for three seconds; each glass panel costs $2,225 and weighs on average between 700-750 pounds; there are 126 panel sizes and all are 12 feet tall; and the glass came by train from Long Beach, California.
NotesOther prominent glass towers mentioned include: One Kansas City Place, Town Pavillon, 1201 Walnut, H&R Block headquarters and the KC Star Press Pavillon.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: Sprint Center Arena
PageD1:1
Local SubjectSprint Center Arena
Downtown
Glass
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID216680
CONTENTdm number28680
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