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RE: Apartment Building Collapse

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With access to the internet there are a couple of stories relating to the
building that collapsed in Echo Park (Los Angeles, California) recently.
The LA Times has an online article at,

And more online news coverage at,

The articles don't detail the cause of the failure but they do give some
history of the building including some statements made by the tenants the
morning of the collapse.

J. Kirk Hodge, E.I.T.
ASCE Student President
Cal State Long Beach


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