The Department of Buildings

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Briarwood »

Elizandro Ramos, 43, and George Smith, 47, were killed when a beam fell at a 135th Street building site.

Briarwood »

The crane snapped on a site at 135th Street and the Union Turnpike around 12:10 p.m., officials said.

Castleton Corners »

Sam Pirozzolo had put up the massive sign after a smaller one was burned by a vandal.

Chelsea »

Jeffrey Dagowitz bought the church and two parish sites on West 24th Street, an Archdiocese rep said.

SoHo »

Elected officials held a rally against a new Nike store in SoHo last week.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Former Department of Buildings Inspector Massimo Dabusco was charged with extortion.

SoHo »

The rally will be led by a local councilwoman and the borough president.

Greenwich Village »

The building at 181 Mercer St. is the first in the university's expansion plan.

Brooklyn Heights »

Interior demolition at 280 Cadman Plaza West is slated to begin in December, a spokesman said.

Chelsea »

The building at 809 Sixth Ave. once housed a Childs Restaurant.

Downtown Brooklyn »

The worker was pronounced dead at 61 Bond St. on Tuesday afternoon, the FDNY said.  

Astoria »

The developer wants to get its design plans approved under current building codes, a spokesman says.

Jamaica »

Families were placed at the hotel without notifying the community.

Upper West Side »

A piece of the facade from a 106-year-old building fell onto the sidewalk, the Fire Department said. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

The Chetrit Group plans to build a tower with hotel rooms and residential units at 545 W. 37th St.