City Says Woman Killed By Falling Debris From Times Square Building May Have Been At FaultHer husband is suing the building and the city, claiming negligence and wrongful death.
After Midtown Pedestrian Death, City Looks To Update Rules For Façade InspectionsThe Department of Buildings is revising the rules for façade inspections after a woman was killed by falling debris earlier this month.
After Deadly Midtown Facade Collapse, Thousands Of NYC Buildings Found With Open Violations Still Not RepairedLooking at the DOB's database, CBS2 found more than 11,000 open violations at buildings across all five boroughs.
NYC Lawmakers Pushing To Overturn 1948 Law, Allow Drones To Do Building InspectionsCity officials are backing a plan to allow drones to inspect buildings. The move comes after an architect was tragically killed last week by falling facade from a building in Midtown.
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.
'They Don't Care About Pedestrians': Why Didn't NYC Act Sooner Before Building's Falling Facade Killed Erica Tishman?The DOB swept some 1,300 buildings since Tuesday that needed immediate facade work, but why did it take a tragedy for one building to act?
Deadly Debris Fall Has Pedestrians On Edge As Lawmakers Scrutinize Inspection ProtocolsScaffolding now protects on 49th Street where Erica Tishman was killed Tuesday morning.
Woman Killed When Debris Falls Onto Sidewalk In Times SquareA Manhattan woman was killed Tuesday morning while simply walking down the street in Times Square.