UPDATE: New Photos! NYC Today 4 PM – Huge Crane Collapsing, Dangling Above 57th Street. (Photo)

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  1. Joanna Schroeder says:

    That flaccid crane is creepy as hell.

    • Joanna Schroeder says:

      Also, the Magic Mike ad that “popped up” under the photos for me seemed to make the crane even more shameful than it was originally…

  2. People are being evacuated from my friend’s building (which is nearby) right now….

  3. A lot of damage from a category 1, I’ve been through 2 or 3 category 5 cyclones here in Australia with windspeeds up to 300km/h, this one is 100 max? I guess most of the damage will be the storm surges. Intense stuff though, hope everyone stays safe.

    Do they build homes there with cyclone/hurricane bolts to the ceiling to hold the roof down?

  4. That is the One57 Condo/hotel going up, which will be the tallest residential building here in the city, and the most expensive.


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