After Debris Death, City's Scaffolding Business And Building Inspections SoarThe Department of Buildings is fresh off an inspection blitz in the wake of Erica Tishman's death by debris at the corner of Seventh Avenue and West 49th Street.
United Crane And Rigging Fined By DOB After 2 NYC Accidents This YearThe DOB says if United fails to comply, they're subject to additional sanctions.
Unstable Staircase Prompts Full Evacuation Of Bowery BuildingAccording to the Department of Buildings a judge presiding over a dispute between tenants and their landlord, ordered an inspection of the building on Thursday.
Buildings Department Says Tribeca Falling Hammock Accident Was PreventableA large hammock fell from a Tribeca building and crashed onto a tourist on the sidewalk Tuesday, and a day later, questions were mounting about whether it all should have been prevented.
Staten Island Family Struggles To Keep Home Warm After National Grid Shuts Off GasA Staten Island family with a baby girl is running 11 space heaters to keep their home from freezing.
Stuck In An Elevator? Safety Campaign Reminding New Yorkers To Keep CalmA new safety campaign has been launched to educate the public on elevator safety and what to do in case you ever get stuck in one.
Brooklyn Woman: Buildings Department Ignored Complaints About Construction DamageA woman in Brooklyn said the Department of Buildings ignored her for a year, and she's concerned that her home isn't safe to live in.
NYC Dept. Of Buildings Warns Of High Winds, Orders Cranes, Sites To Be SecuredThe Department of Buildings is warning New York City builders, contractors and property owners that gusty winds could create hazardous conditions Wednesday morning.
Harlem Residents: Offline Elevator Has Forced Physically Challenged People To Stairs For WeeksThe consequences of a tragic elevator accident in Brooklyn earlier this month has made life miserable for some elderly and disabled residents of Manhattan.
CBS2 Demanding Answers: Mold-Infested Home In Queens May Force Neighbors To MoveA Department of Buildings inspector stopped by the house Thursday morning, slapping HSBC with another violation for failing to maintain the building.
Buildings Department Revokes License For Contractor With Over $600,000 In FinesThe buildings department said work could could be stopped at more than 400 jobs until a new general contractor can be found.