New York Leads in Building
Building operations in cities of the United States having a population over 35,000 approached the billion dollar mark in 1912, the United States Geological Survey reports. The exact amount expended was $919,809,054. New York city leads in construction expenditures with $163,519,363; Chicago comes second with $88,175,900; Brooklyn third with $40,537,784; Philadelphia fourth with $36,392,405, and Los Angeles fifth with $31,367,995.
Morrill, Kan., is having plans made and estimates obtained for the installation of a water supply.