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skyscraper

A multistory building with a steel skeleton that supports the weight of the building.
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These unrealised projects range from the Albert Dock's Disney Ice Rink to the world's tallest sky-scraper at Otterspool,each promoted by incredibly glossy brochur es.
His shock comments came in the wake of a major protest by campaigners against the proposed sky-scraper mast at Mourneview Park.
That probably wouldn't have been a big deal if I hadn't been wearing sky-scraper heels and a dress I couldn't breathe in.
Whether in a way-too-high wedge or a sky-scraper stiletto this year, it's hardly a heel unless you're teetering at least four inches above your natural height.
After being chained to a desk for the past six months I headed out to the good old US of A myself last week for a few days of sky-scraper seeing and over eating.
As one trendsetter wobbled past the Paddock on dangerously high sky-scraper heels, I overheard an racegoer tutting in dismay.
The police do a good job, on the whole, but it no doubt helps if there's someone on your side who can fly effortlessly from sky- scraper to sky-scraper, scale vertical office blocks and spin webs as strong as steel.
Especially as Beetham's proposed sky-scraper replacement is damned by Liverpool Urban Design & Conservation Advisory Panel as dull, uninspired, unoriginal and resembling discredited 1960s examples.
Its panoramic, sky-scraper skyline - particularly when viewed across the harbour from Kowloon - gives Manhattan a run for its money and the city is, for the most part, immaculately clean.
The quality of life will not be improved by the construction of a giant sky-scraper which will dominate the city skyline.
This star piece makes a great evening blazer, but for a more modern look, wear yours for day - just add a vintage rock T-shirt, skinny jeans and either sky-scraper heels or chunky ankle boots.