In the 16th century high-rise apartments were built in the Yemeni, a city of Shibam. There were 500 tower house apartments that were all made out of mud bricks. They varied from 5 to 11 stories high. Each floor had 1-2 apartments. Shibam is also called the “Manhattan of the desert.” That means they were over 100 feet that make them the world’s tallest mud brick apartments till now.
During the 10th century, the Chacoan people built gigantic residences with multiple rooms some of which even had more than 900 rooms. This area is in northwest New Mexico now. In 1839, these were first built in New York City to house poor immigrants. They were also used to accommodate tenants who were outlaws and organized crimes. These were also known for scrappy prices as rents...Read More