Journal Article Title: Investigation of Multiple Building Collapses
Article Author(s): ZICKEL, LEWIS L., P.E.
Volume: 7
Volume #: 2
Month: December
Year: 1990


A large restoration project under construction in a Midwestern city suffered a total collapse of one of its sixteen buildings. Two weeks later a local television station was filming a follow-up story of the event when a second collapse occurred, right in front of the camera. The architect of record called the author after the second event and requested immediate assistance. A few hours prior to the author's arrival, a third , collapse occurred. No injuries or deaths resulted from any of the collapses.

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