Eugene and Virginia Kettering believed the $15 million Winters Bank Tower would be a catalyst for growth in downtown which lacked state-of-the-art office space but was still the business hub for the region. DAYTON DAILY NEWS ARCHIVE
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3 things to know about Kettering Tower

There wasn’t anything like it at the time and there hasn’t been anything built to top it since.

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Here are 3 things to know about Kettering Tower, Dayton's tallest building:

1. Construction began in 1969 and ended in 1971. Kettering Tower was 405 feet tall

2. The tower is 30 stories tall, and even has its own zipcode: 45423

3. 4,000 tons of steel was used during construction

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