Given the recent collapse of several row homes in the City’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood, local experts want to make sure homeowners know what to look for before a collapse happens.
L&I is reporting a 71-percent increase in the number of calls, emails and complaints about imminently dangerous buildings and unsafe construction in the past 12 months.
Neighbors are stumped by a tree that is growing inside a vacant South Philadelphia home.
A large concrete beam came crashing down on the sidewalk and street at 20th & JF Kennedy Blvd in Center City Friday morning.
Former Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections Deputy Commissioner Dominic Verdi has made his initial appearance in federal court a day after a federal grand jury charged he used his office to steer beer sales his way.
Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspections is investigating a partial building collapse in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.
Eyewitness News has new details on a building collapse that injured two people in North Philadelphia.
Authorities say two men were injured Sunday night after a building collapsed in the Ogontz neighborhood of Philadelphia.
Demolition of seven structures is about to get underway to make room for a $20-million mix-use apartment complex at 3rd and Market Streets in Old City.
A speeding car slammed into a home and a 12-year-old girl, sitting in the dining room, is seriously hurt.
As City Council continued its probe Thursday into last month’s tragic building collapse on Market Street, they heard from independent demolition experts who said that city inspectors inspect very little.
There were no reports of any injuries after several bricks fell from a high-rise in Center City early Wednesday morning.
“It wasn’t my fault.” City officials say those are the words, unmistakable, clearly audible, left on a video message by the L&I inspector, who had inspect the site of a deadly building collapse.
Two other sites contracted by Griffin Campbell were free of violations.
Head Of Philly Construction & Trades Council: Unions Alerted L&I About Dangerous Situation At Demolition Site
Following a deadly building collapse in Center City, Pat Gillespie, the head of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council, told WPHT’s Dom Giordano that the unions alerted L&I about the building before it fell.