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Nov 29, 2006, 6:34 PM
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Official sources:
Unofficial sources: http://www.rl.af.mil/div/IFO/IFOI/IFOIPA/press_history/pr-98/pr-98-28.html

Building Name: Forestport Tower
Native Name:
Other Names:
Address: North Lake Road, Forestport Research Facility
City: Forestport
Postal Code:
State/Province: New York
Country: United States
Official Building Website URL:
Skyscrapers.com (Emporis.info) URL:
Architect:
Interesting Facts/Records (in own words): Forestport Tower was at time of completion world's second tallest structure.
It was used for developing LORAN-C and OMEGA Radio navigation system.
Construction started July 12, 1950 and was terminated at Dec. 12, 1950.
On April 21, 1998 it was demolished by explosives. Perhaps it was the tallest structure ever demolished by explosives in the USA.


Heights--

PLEASE PROVIDE SOURCES FOR HEIGHTS, OTHERWISE WE WILL ASSUME THEY ARE ESTIMATES.
- antenna: 371.25 metres
- spire:
- roof:
- top floor:
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Current Building Status (Built, Proposed, Canceled, Destroyed, etc...): destroyed

Construction Dates--
- started: 1950
- finished: 1950
- destroyed: 1998


Above ground floors:
Below ground floors:
Floor-to-floor height:
Gross Floor area:
Elevator count:
Unit count: 1

Structure Type(s): Guyed Mast
Building Use(s): Communication
Building Style(s):
Building Materials: Steel

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City Name: Forestport
Native Name:
State/Province: New York
Country: USA
Population: 1692
Population Source & Year: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forestport%2C_New_York (2000)
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