The Department of Buildings

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Crown Heights »

Plans for the new Crown Heights building were filed with the city last week.

Union Square »

A piece of the facade at 15 E. 17th St. fell off the building and landed on the sidewalk below.

Midtown »

The workers were hurt inside 317 Madison Ave., near Grand Central Terminal, witnesses said.

Sunset Park »

The worker was installing roof deck at 168 39th St. when he fell 20 feet, officials said.

West Village »

The Koppers Chocolate factory owner is petitioning the city to allow them to make the building taller.

Central Harlem »

The new owners of 215 W. 122nd St. filed demolition permits with the Department of Buildings.

Lower East Side »

Extell Development Company submitted an application to build its new tower at 72 stories.

Boerum Hill »

Permits were filed last week for a 10,000 square-foot building at 240 Smith St.

Lower East Side »

Construction work on South Street caused a nearby road to cave in, neighbors said.

Park Slope »

The owner of 41 Montgomery Place wants to add a penthouse and steel deck.

SoHo »

The Department of Buildings issued a stop-work order for 69 Greene St., records show.

SoHo »

The DOB approved an architect's application to remove the fire escapes at 69 Greene St., records show.

Bed-Stuy »

Residents and union workers protested new management after maintenance workers were fired.

East Harlem »

Local artists have been displaying their work on the wall for free.

West Village »

The Christopher Street gay bar is set to open on Seventh Avenue South "real soon," a manager said.