The Sister Grimsby

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The Sister Grimsby is a skyscraper in Haverhill, Oranjestad. Upon completion, it became the tallest freestanding structure in Oranjestad, as well as the Mainland Metropolitan Area (Belthil, though taller, is technically not freestanding, and is suspended from four towers, and uses the areas natural magical energy to keep standing). The building is a landmark of Oranjestad.


History

Planning on The Sister Grimsby started on 1 January 1992 and included rigorous tests and simulations of wind and structural loads on the design. Seven years of construction followed at the former site of a small Tier 2 neighborhood, beginning on 1 March 1993 with Tier 2 demolition and rerouting of the surrounding traffic.

The construction of the superstructure commenced on 1 April 1994. Interiors with furniture were completed on 1 January 1996, the spire was completed on 1 March 1996, and the first batch of Grimsby personnel moved into the building on 1 January 1997. The building was officially opened by the Oranje County councilwoman Kayla Morrison on 1 August 1999. The 16-floor tower was constructed largely of reinforced concrete, with a steel and glass facade designed to resemble motifs found in traditional Oranjestad buildings. The building design is unique as it straddles Oliphant Blvd below, allowing public traffic to pass through the building instead of around it. The Dulcia Line runs through the building as well, between Tier 2 and Tier 3.

The building, despite its size, does not offer any connections to Tier 2 or Tier 3. It has a direct connection the the Grand Narthex underground, a Tier 1 entry, and a private Tier 4 connection.

Anchor Tenants

Just Born is an online retail store, headquartered in The Sister Grimsby in Haverhill, Oranjestad. They specialize in custom and handcrafted clothing for babies, ranging from newborns to 360-month olds. The store opened for business in December 2000, and is found at sww.justborn.shire

  • Newly Shorn

Newly Shorn is a wool shop on the 12th floor of The Sister Grimsby. Items Found include every type of wool.