San Jose Lawmakers Weigh High Cost Of Continued Subsidies To High-Rise DevelopersA highly charged housing issue is taking shape at San Jose City Hall Tuesday night. At issue is whether the city should continue to give subsidies to high-rise residential developers.
Drone Crashes Inspecting Cracked Window At Sinking Millennium TowerThe aerial inspection of a cracked window at San Francisco’s tilting Millennium Tower came to a crashing halt when the drone dropped from the sky, nearly missing pedestrians.
Deadly 5-Alarm Fire Burns Honolulu High-Rise With No SprinklersThe 36-floor building was built in 1971, before sprinklers were required.
High-Rise Condo In San Francisco Offering Too Much Parking?A high-rise condo is going up at Market St. and Van Ness Ave., in San Francisco, but a neighborhood group says it offers too much parking.
Developers At Troubled SoMa Construction Site Served Violation NoticeConstruction on the troubled high-rise project in San Francisco's SoMa that forced building evacuations and street closures 24 hours ago got another setback Thursday when inspectors hit the developers of 33 Tehama with a violation notice.
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.