Monday saw the first construction fatality of the year, when a cinder block wall on a work site in Queens collapsed on top of three construction workers, killing one of them. As The Times details today, Hedilberto Sánchez was one of four brothers from Mexico who work construction–all, it so happens, on the same Read More
The year of 2009 was an ungodly awful one for the New York construction industry, according to a report issued Tuesday morning by the New York Building Congress, an association representing members of the construction industry.
The full report on residential construction is below, but here are some fun excerpts:
– In 2009, the city issued only 6,057 Read More