There wasn’t anything like it at the time and there hasn’t been anything built to top it since.
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
Learn more about Kettering Tower, and the other tallest buildings in Dayton, on MyDaytonDailyNews.com.