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New York Crane Collapse

Sandy Coverage: A Manhattan Perspective (VIDEO)

Michael Kay | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Michael Kay

I wanted to capture the city in the lead-up to, during and after Hurricane Sandy; the following reports give a resident's account over the two days of chaos. Incidentally, the building whose façade collapsed was half a block away and across the road from my apartment.

WTC Accident Sparks Move For Lighter Cranes Throughout City

| Posted 03.13.2012 | New York

By Julie Shapiro LOWER MANHATTAN — The city is ordering contractors to lighten the weight carried by cranes across the five boroughs in the wake...

Falling Cranes and New York's Growing Pains

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sherman Yellen

Events like this morning's disaster will happen again and again because in Bloomberg's New York a crane hangs dangerously over the world below every few blocks.

New York City Crane Collapse - Updated News and Information

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update, Thursday 4:30 p.m.: A city building inspectgor has been charged with falsifying an inspection report regarding the crane which collapsed last...

Eyewitness: NYC Crane Collapse

Michelle Kung | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michelle Kung

Hi, my name's Michelle, and a gigantic white crane crashed into my apartment building Saturday afternoon. How was your weekend?