Is a 4story building a 3storey one? Jean-Pierre User since 2009 Posts: 21 19 Sept. 2012 This post was deleted by the author 10 years, 4 months ago. Hi everybody ! The Article in the Crawl Street Journal about the Delavigne Art Gallery tells us the story of a now well known four story-building in San Francisco. At least I guess it features four stories according to the journalist who calls it a three-storey one but that guy sounds so british to me. So I'm not that sure anymore. Everybody knows the Europeans never count the ground floor as a story, like the Americans do. By the way, that's the reason why the Empire State Building doesn't seem to be as tall, seen from <span class="Apple-style-span" style="-webkit-tap-highlight-color: rgba(26, 26, 26, 0.292969); -webkit-composition-fill-color: rgba(175, 192, 227, 0.230469); -webkit-composition-frame-color: rgba(77, 128, 180, 0.230469); ">Europe, as it is regarded in the United States. </span> Some of you will probably say I'm being smart with that stuff. But still ! Anyway, as for me, the question still remains. Is there somebody out here who can give a hand about that crucial issue ? JP.