Despite maintenance request, officials don't know why he was working in shaft of operational elevator.
The mother of a 16-year-old boy who fell to his death down an elevator shaft while playing in an abandoned hospital building on Staten Island in 2015 is suing the city for an undetermined amount, claiming the city and the hospital's owner knew the now-demolished building was in "a derelict, unguarded, hazardous, defective and unsafe condition." [ more › ]
A construction worker died when he plunged three stories down an elevator shaft at a building on the Upper East Side.
A construction worker was critically injured when he fell five stories down an elevator shaft in Brooklyn, officials said.
In the alley there was a shaft elevator that was open. Some people were inside it. It’s also the smallest museum in New York City.
Last Friday, two female employees at a grocery warehouse in Yangzhou had a really bad day at work, ending up falling down an elevator shaft. [ more › ]
This is a little darker than it looks in person, but wanted you to see the progress on the grab-and-go case. All that’s missing is the food inside! Well, and plugging in the case… This is the elevator shaft, and when I posted this photo on Instagram, I received all sorts of Silence […]
The six-month old infant who fell to her death down an elevator shaft at a Coney Island apartment complex on Thursday isn't the first person to have tragically died in the building's elevator. [ more › ]
Tenants complained for months 25 years ago about busted elevators at the Coney Island complex — only to have tragedy strike again.
A baby died Thursday after plunging down an elevator shaft in a New York apartment building with a history of complaints about faulty elevat...
Areej Ali, a six-week-old baby fell eight stories down after her stroller plunged down an elevator shaft in New York, NY Daily News is reporting. The Brooklyn building had been slammed with complaints about maintenance violations before the tragedy occurred. Show More Summary
Absolutely devastating. A six-week-old baby tragically died after she fell to her death down an elevator shaft in New York on Thursday. Police say little Areej Ali's mother was waiting for the elevator on the 23rd floor of a Brooklyn building (pictured above), while she sat in her stroller. Related: Mother Helps Men Rape Her Daughter Before Her [...]
New York, Oct 13 (Reuters) - A six-week-old baby girl died on Thursday after the stroller carrying her fell into an open elevator shaft on the 23rd floor of a Brooklyn apartment building, New York City police said. The girl's 21-year-old mother was waiting with her for the elevator that morning when the doors opened. Show More Summary
Police are investigating the death of a six-month-old baby girl whose body was found in an elevator shaft at a residential building in Coney Island. [ more › ]
The baby was rushed to Coney Island Hospital but could not be saved, officials said.
A tot who wandered into an open elevator shaft in a Brooklyn garage and fell nearly 50 feet has died, officials said Thursday.
A four-year-old boy slipped through a gap between an elevator and the wall at a Brooklyn parking garage last night, "dropping some 50 feet." [ more › ]
A 4-year-old boy was seriously injured after he dropped roughly 50 feet into the elevator shaft of a Brooklyn garage, police said.
As high rises replace their elevator up/down buttons with panels that you enter a floor into, which then direct you to a specific elevator, they create the possibility of adding more cars to each shaft, radically increasing the efficiency and throughput of a building's lifts. (more…)
In 2012, artist, curator, and visual journalist Alex Kalman worked with two friends to transform a defunct elevator shaft in Chinatown into a sort of modern natural history museum they called Mmuseumm. Now entering its fifth season, Mmuseumm continues to defy categorization as either a recognized cultural institution or a nonconformist ... More »