Footage from the scene showed the scaffolding dangling along the side of the residential building.
The Department of Buildings issued a warning to property owners Friday to secure construction sites and buildings as high winds whip through the area.
Officials closed West 57th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues for several hours after a tower crane hoisting a load got stuck Monday morning.
Sunday marked the fifth anniversary of the collapse of the Lehman Brothers investment bank collapse, and one expert said the situation has not really improved.
City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn was quick to come to the aid of a girl who passed out during a campaign event outside City Hall Sunday, according to a published report.
Two maintenance workers were stuck in wind gusts outside the 45th floor of the 600-foot-tall Hearst building when the scaffold they were working on collapsed at about 2:40 p.m.
Crews on Saturday were expected to decide whether to save or demolish a Queens building after a dangerous collapse.
A family in Yonkers was giving thanks Tuesday for what they are calling an Easter Miracle.
It wasn’t only the roads on Long Island that were affected by the blizzard, the snow also proved to be too much for some buildings including a Selden home that had been standing for more than four decades.
A wall collapsed Wednesday afternoon at a nearly 200-year-old building on Canal Street in TriBeCa, according to a published report.
Three construction workers were hurt Tuesday after a ceiling collapse at a building in Kips Bay brought down their scaffolding.
A car spun out of control and took down a light pole before becoming buried under a falling sidewalk scaffold in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, Monday afternoon.
The city Buildings Department said Thursday that one wing of the L-shaped, seven-story building remains under an evacuation order as contractors work to reinforce it. People were allowed back into the other wing Wednesday.
The incident took place at around 9 a.m. at 214 Carlton Ave., in the Clinton Hill, where a new four-story building was being built.
The side of the brownstone at 24 Carroll St., came crumbling down around 1:30 a.m. Monday with a family of six sleeping on the top floor, including three children, ages 8, 6 and an infant.