2009-01-09 / Top Stories

Rip Off The Bricks, Throw Them In The Street


Left, three workmen stand high on scaffolding at 115-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Friday, January 2, knocking a brick façade from the building. Despite city rules, they then threw the bricks right down onto the sidewalk, with many of them hitting the boulevard as well. Right, dozens of bricks line the sidewalk in front of the two-story building. Eventually, the Department of Buildings reportedly put a stop to the dangerous work. Left, three workmen stand high on scaffolding at 115-08 Rockaway Beach Boulevard on Friday, January 2, knocking a brick façade from the building. Despite city rules, they then threw the bricks right down onto the sidewalk, with many of them hitting the boulevard as well. Right, dozens of bricks line the sidewalk in front of the two-story building. Eventually, the Department of Buildings reportedly put a stop to the dangerous work.

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