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Title: Legislation on Concrete Building Blocks

Author(s): Will J. Scoutt

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 2

Issue: 1

Appears on pages(s): 201-207

Keywords: none

DOI: 10.14359/16405

Date: 1/1/1906

All legislation for the control of the use of cement or concrete building blocks in the construction of structures of various classes, is found in the ordinances enacted by the Common Councils or Boards of Aldermen of our larger cities. Comparatively few such ordinances have been passed. Those that have been enacted, exhibit as wide a range in clearness and lucidity, obscureness and scope, as the range of human intelligence floating on a sea of uncertainity, without chart or compass, and, apparently, in many instances, without knowledge of the subject matter, can devise.