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The Great American Tower at Queen City Square, is a skyscraper currently under construction in Cincinnati, Ohio. The tower, built by Western & Southern Financial Group, began construction in July 2008, with completion set for 2011 at a cost of $322 million. Half the building will be occupied by Great American Insurance Company headquartered in Cincinnati.
The Ingalls Building, built in 1903 in Cincinnati, Ohio, was the world's first reinforced concrete skyscraper. The 15 story building was designed by the Cincinnati architectural firm Elzner & Anderson and was named for its primary financial investor, Melville E. Ingalls. The building was considered a daring engineering feat at the time, but its success contributed to the acceptance of concrete construction in high-rise buildings in the United States.
The Banks is the name given to the current mixed-use project being developed on the land between the Paul Brown Stadium and the Great American Ballpark along the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio. The construction for a new riverfront area between the two stadiums is the result of a public participation planning process begun in October 1996.