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  • The paneling on the steel-framed building appeared to blow off in an explosion and smoke could be seen billowing from the structure.

    Japan Trying to Contain Potential Nuclear Crisis Following Massive Earthquake

  • Visit the steel-framed 1895 Conservatory designed by Joseph Silsbee, for whom Frank Lloyd Wright once worked.

    Chicago

  • The big thing is the roof, steel-framed and timber-clad, which floats and undulates, but is also palpably substantial.

    Olympics Aquatic Centre – review

  • Is the spirit of the place in the structure, which opened in 1926 as the first steel-framed building in the area?

    Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta: Where Art Is Spoken -- Three Midtown Magnets

  • On a warm autumn afternoon, a steel-framed concrete warehouse north of San Francisco is inundated with grapes.

    California cult-wine makers pursue label of exclusivity

  • He has a wispy beard, many moles, and steel-framed spectacles.

    The Line

  • At nights he goes to sleep amongst the men, his grizzled head laid across his leather instrument bag, his steel-framed glasses folded atop his chest.

    Memory Wall

  • He was wiry as a tension cable, his face weathered and lined, light brown eyes glittering behind surprisingly fashionable steel-framed spectacles.

    The Whisperers

  • He looked out of a steel-framed window at the end of the office, the tinted glass making the grey world even darker.

    Sunset

  • Gladys Rosson was a prim little woman who wore steel-framed glasses, dressed like a provincial schoolteacher, and looked like the popular conception of a spinster.

    Empire of Dreams

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