Where was the elevator invented?
Yonkers, New York by Elisha Graves Otis who founded Otis Elevator Company.
because people needed to get to another floor of a building faster then usual. If you took the stairs it would have taken a long time. That is why Elisha Graves Otis invented the first elevator. Then soon after somebody improved it by making it an electrical elevator and that person was Werner Von Siemens. That is why they invented the elevator and the electrical elevator.