The Department of Buildings

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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.

Upper West Side »

Facade damage to 711 West End Ave. could lead to injuries from falling bricks, residents say.

Upper West Side »

The owners of The Esplanade were charged after bricks fell and killed Greta Greene, 2, officials said.

Midtown »

Bruno Travalja lost his footing and fell from 135 W. 52nd St., officials said.

Gowanus »

Brooklyn Boulders had been operating without a gym license for six years.

Concourse »

Residents of 888 Grand Concourse have been fighting with their landlord over repairs for years.

Midtown South »

A developer filed permits for the commercial building north of Herald Square, records show.