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Unsafe Balcony Buildings Identified: Main Offenders Are Upper East Side and the Bronx

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Earlier this week we found out that the Department of Buildings had declared balconies unsafe in 16 apartment buildings in New York City, following the death of a 24-year-old man who fell from a balcony on 39th Street due to a broken railing.

The actual building addresses have now been released, which should make you breathe a sigh of relief if you live in a balconied building that is not listed here, and should make you stay inside until the balconies are checked if you do.

Because in terms of ways to die, falling from a 24th floor building when you just stepped out to enjoy the skyline and a hot cup of coffee is really pretty awful.

PS: Brooklyn, your balconies rock.

Manhattan
330 East 39 Street
1675 York Avenue
201 West 70 Street
300 East 75 Street
1365 York Avenue

Bronx
900 Baychester Avenue
900 Co-op City Boulevard
150 Dreiser Loop
100 Darrow Place
140 DeKruif Place
100 DeKruif Place
120 Dekruif Place

Queens
133-24 Sanford Avenue
41-40 Union Street

Staten Island
165 St Marks Place
185 St Marks

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