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.
Meanwhile, the woman and child crushed when the gate collapsed onto the Park Slope sidewalk Thursday are out of the hospital.
“We had fire in four buildings throughout this operation,” said FDNY Chief Ron Spadafora.
The incident happened around 4 p.m. at a home on the corner of Emerson Road and Palisade Avenue in Westwood as a family gathered for Easter dinner.
The MTA said that all work on the site of the crane collapse has been suspended until further notice as officials from the Department of Buildings, OSHA, NYPD and the District Attorney’s office investigate.
One worker was killed and four others injured while adding a second story to an old house on Frank Court in Gerritsen Beach around 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Authorities say a floor of a New York City three-story house where a large party was taking place collapsed, injuring a dozen people.
The worker was buried up to his waist in dirt and mud. He was freed after being trapped for about an hour and taken to Harlem Hospital in serious condition.
A police officer and volunteer firefighter rushed to the scene and manage to pull the unconscious man off the tracks just before the train barreled by, smashing into the man’s car.