The following table shows the approximate cost per cubic foot of various kinds of structures. In computing the contents of a building there is no uniformity in practice, but no great error will be made in figuring the solid contents from floor of cellar to ridge of roof.

Cost Of Buildings Pee Cubic Foot

Class of Building.

Cost per Cu. Ft. Cents.

Small frame buildings, costing from $800 to $1.500......................................................

8 to 9

Frame houses, 8 to 12 rooms, costing from $1,500 to $10,000.....................................

9 to 11

Brick houses, 8 to 10 rooms...........................

10 to 14

Highly finished city dwellings (brick or stone;......................................................

17 to 20

Schoolhouses (brick).......................................

9 to 11

Churches (stone)............................................

20 to 25

Office buildings (well finished)......................

30 to 40

Hospitals, libraries, and hotels.......................

32 to 44