Saturday, February 28, 2015

Sidewalk bridge arrives after reports of falling debris on 2nd and B

Crews are erecting a sidewalk bridge — for who knows how long — on the southwest corner of Avenue B and Second Street this morning.

Yesterday around noon, the FDNY responded to the scene — specially 201 E. Second St., where there were reports of bricks falling to the sidewalk from the building.

[Photo yesterday by EVG reader Jason Chatfield]

According to paperwork filed at the Department of Buildings yesterday, the FDNY is requesting a "structural stability inspection due to falling stucco."

Meanwhile, there are other open violations on file at the building… stemming from electrical work without a permit. There are also numerous complaints about a faulty boiler dating to 2012.

The building is operated by Jared Kushner's Westminster Management.

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