Building Inspectors Face Tough Questions At Hearing On Leaning SF High-RiseSupervisor Aaron Peskin grilled members of the city's Department of Building Inspection Friday on why the design of the Millennium Tower was not reviewed more rigorously when the department first approved the design.
Farewell To Las Vegas Strip's Iconic Riviera Casino Set For Final ImplosionThe last tower of the iconic Riviera Hotel and Casino is about to be reduced to rubble during an overnight implosion on the Las Vegas Strip.
SF Landmark, Luxury High-Rise Millennium Tower Is Sinking FastSan Francisco luxury high-rise, the Millenneum Tower has sunk by 16 inches since its completion in 2009. It has also tilted by two inches to the northwest.
Truly 'High' Tech San Francisco Skyscraper Can Fight Its Own FiresFires burning above seven floors cannot be reached with a ladder, so skyscrapers like S.F.'s Transamerica Pyramid have put in place their own internal firefighting technology.
New Projects To Raise Downtown San Jose Skyline, With LimitsNew high-rise projects are about to push San Jose’s historically low-rise skyline to new levels. But there's a catch to all of this development.
Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise ApprovalThe Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.
Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.
Firefighters Stage Dramatic Rescue After Window Washers Are Stranded Mid-Air At Oakland High-Rise Office workers, pedestrians and drivers witnessed a nail-biting drama high above the ground at 11th and Broadway in Oakland, Thursday, when a couple of window-washers became stranded on a platform hundreds of feet in the air.
Woman Killed In San Francisco High-Rise Fire Was Apparently HoarderA body was found in an apartment unit at a high-rise building near the San Francisco Golf Club Friday morning after a fire broke out in a cluttered apartment.
Proposed Residential Towers At Jack London Square Spark Ire In OaklandA proposal to build two residential towers on the Oakland waterfront at Jack London Square is drawing the ire of some Oakland residents.
Tenants Feeling Trapped In SF High-Rise After Only Elevator Stays Broken For 5-WeeksTenants are on their wits' end in a San Francisco high-rise after the buildings only elevator broke more than five weeks ago.
SF Streets Reopen After Broken Window Removed From Downtown High-RisePolice have shut down the 200 block of Battery Street Thursday afternoon due to a glass window that is about to fall from a building, authorities said.