Tenants living on the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th floors of a building on the corner of 9th and Race must have had a rude awakening this morning. At about 4:30am, a piece of artwork attached to the side of the building collapsed and shattered on the sidewalk.
Although there were no injuries, occupants were evacuated as a precaution. L&I was also on the scene, assessing damage to the structure and making sure it was safe.
In other news…
• Making neighborhoods safer [AxisPhilly]
• Ground breaking set for new Center City apartment tower [Philadelphia Business Journal]