Monday, February 21, 2022

"The Bronx Hall of Justice [Opened in 2008] Is Falling Apart and No One Knows How to Stop It"

The City:

Floors built over an underground stream are collapsing. The lower level floods regularly, rendering six courtrooms empty and useless and redolent of persistent mold.

The automatic handicapped door at the entry lobby has been shut down because the floor right inside the door is collapsing. Contractors on scene repairing what the original construction wrought for a time routinely disabled the fire alarm while they worked, which allowed a fire inside the building last year to spread.

Last Saturday, one of the glass windows that envelop the building spontaneously shattered — a regular occurrence