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Architecture Puzzler #528

Masonry fireplaces in the eastern United States typically have a cast iron damper, while steel dampers are more popular in the West. To avoid rust, stainless steel dampers are favored along the coast. What is the major disadvantage of each?


 

Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #527

For what building is Charles Garnier (1825-1898) most famous?  

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One of the more than a thousand fireplaces at the Palace of Versailles.
Photo: Coyau

 
 
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