New York City’s building department investigating structural collapse that killed worker

Following a worker’s death, the collapse of a century-old, two-story warehouse under demolition as part of Columbia University’s expansion is under investigation by the city’s Building Department.

April 13, 2012 |

Following a worker’s death, the collapse of a century-old, two-story warehouse under demolition as part of Columbia University’s expansion is under investigation by the city’s Building Department.

The collapse may have been triggered by the severing of a structural beam.

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