The Department of Buildings

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Kips Bay »

A fine for failing to prevent a fire adds to thousands of dollars in outstanding fines at the site.

Yorkville »

Plans for the new building were filed with the buildings department on Thursday, records show.

Williamsburg »

Wilfredo Enriquez, 59, plunged to his death at 325 Kent Ave. on Friday morning, officials said.

Forest Hills »

The building would replace the current structure, which houses several stores and a restaurant.

Murray Hill »

Michael Heletz, of Excel Development Group, filed plans to demolish four East 33rd Street buildings.

Chelsea »

False DOB filings have resulted in dozens of illegal demolitions throughout the district, CB4 maintains.

Castleton Corners »

Sam Pirozzolo started a GoFundMe campaign to raise $10,000 to pay the fine and legal fees to fight it.

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.