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Lamar HQ Featured In WZZM 13 Story
HUDSONVILLE, Mich. (WZZM) - A building that's turning heads on Interstate 196 is getting a national award. You may have noticed the odd shaped building owned by the Lamar Construction Company.
The American Institute of Steel Construction also noticed it, and gave it a prestigious steel construction award. The award recognizes innovation in architecture and engineering.
The building which has the longest occupied cantilever in the U.S., which is 112 feet long. A cantilever is a structure anchored at one point and looks like a giant ledge sticking out.
The building was picked out of 100 from all over the U.S. The building took one year to plan and build.
The original article and video of the broadcast can be found here.