Originally Posted by KevinFromTexas
You're right. It does look shorter. The height I got from them was 117 feet. That doesn't even look like it's 100 feet. I've also noticed they're calling it a 30-story building instead of a 33-story one. I'll send them an email to find out for sure.
News media outlets usually round-off the height of buildings (i.e., number of stories) until they are finalized. And even then, they may still round it off.
The media is in it for the story...not the details. So, I wouldn't pay too much attention to that until the building goes vertical.
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