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Sinking Millennium Tower under stress in 2014, engineers found

Private structural engineers who examined the sinking Millennium Tower in 2014 concluded that “some limited elements” of the building were under “significant stresses” as a result of the settlement and were “more susceptible to damage from an earthquake,” according to newly released public documents. The assessment, included in a July 25 staff memo on the building, concluded that the tower could still survive a quake and that residents’ safety had not been “significantly affected.
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