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"Man With Briefcase", 2002, Jonathan Borofsky, Burk Burnett Park, 7th St. & Lamar St., Downtown. Neil P. Anderson Building, 1921, Marshall Sanguinet & Carl Staats, 411 W. 7th St., Downtown. The 50-foot brushed aluminum “Man with Briefcase” is artist Jonathan Borofsky’s homage to corporate life. Borofsky first created his white collar worker image in 1982 and has used it repeatedly in other outdoor sculptures installed around the world. The Neil P. Anderson Building, behind the Borofsky sculpture, was named after the cotton company that was headquartered there in 1921. The former cotton and grain exchange building was designed by Sanguinet and Staats who were based in Fort Worth and were known for their steel-framed skyscrapers.  At one point in time, the tallest buildings in Houston, San Antonio, Fort Worth, Midland and Beaumont were designed by Sanguinet and Staats.  Many of their buildings still stand, including Houston's First 	National Bank Building and the C.F. Carter Building, Austin's Scarbrough Building, San Antonio's South Texas Building, and Fort Worth's Flatiron Building.

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