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Fire-escapes in the District.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

Fire-escapes in the District.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the District of Columbia

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • District of Columbia,
  • Building laws,
  • Fire prevention

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesResolution of inquiry on fire-escapes in District of Columbia
    SeriesH.misdoc.179
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18247242M

    fire escape n. A structure or device, such as an outside stairway attached to a building, erected for emergency exit in the event of fire. fire escape n (Building) a means of evacuating people from a building in the event of fire, esp a metal staircase outside the building fire′ escape` n. a metal stairway down an outside wall for escaping from a.   Young Avigdor Bronfman, having attended a Shabbos matinee of “Tarzan of the Apes,” is inspired to swing from laundry lines across the fire escapes of the Lower East Side.

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      They’re a refreshing escape. They’re a terrifying safety hazard. They’re an eyesore. They’re a beloved part of the urban fabric. For as long as there have been fire escapes, there have been mixed opinions about fire escapes. The zigzagging metal stairs that many people associate so closely with the look of New York first started to appear in , when a revision . 1 photographic print. | Photograph shows the Southern Railway Building, formerly located at Pennsylvania Avenue and 13th Street, Wash., D.C., decorated with flags, probably for an inaugural event.


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