News | A traditional topping for a new building

October 18, 2014

Houston Chronicle 

A Crane lifts a 20-foot Texas pine tree to the top of Air Liquide's new U.S. corporate headquarters in the Memorial City area on Friday. The company will move from the Galleria area into the building next year. Hoisting a tree to the top of a structure once the bones of a building are up -- called topping it out -- is a construction tradition.