The four-story building at Fulton Street near Tompkins Avenue in Bedford-Stuyvesant collapsed at around 2:30 p.m.
The buildings department said the company put in an application for a demolition permit but never obtained it.
The 14-story building is located on West 37th Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues in Midtown.
Four people were injured Tuesday evening in a partial façade collapse in West New York, New Jersey.
The collapse happened Friday morning at the Coda Kitchen and Bar on Maplewood Avenue.
Tenants in Rego Park, Queens were living in fear Wednesday that part of their apartment could collapse.
Full Metro-North Railroad service in and out of Grand Central Terminal resumed around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, about seven hours after service was disrupted.
Eight people have been seriously hurt in the collapse of a three-story building in Brooklyn, according to fire officials.
An indoor sports complex in Nanuet collapsed Thursday night following a gas-fed fire.
A Verizon facility where workers keep their vehicles partially collapsed during Thursday’s powerful winter storm.
A New Jersey man Monday night recalled the terrifying experience of watching a building partially collapse into a sinkhole in a resort near Orlando, Fla.
A wall of a building came crashing down in Washington Heights early Saturday, forcing dozens of people from their homes.
Crews on Saturday were expected to decide whether to save or demolish a Queens building after a dangerous collapse.
The two-story commercial building, located at Jamaica Ave. near 79th St., was vacant at the time.
Rescue crews were on the scene of a building collapse in Brooklyn on Friday.