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Collapse on June 5, 2013 in Center City Philadelphia killed 6 and injured 13 people

Friday, Feb 3, 2017

How Much Will Liable Parties Pay in Market Street Collapse?

How Much Will Liable Parties Pay in Market Street Collapse?

All six defendants in the landmark civil trial for the Market Street collapse catastrophe have been found liable by the jury after just several hours of deliberations.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016

Was Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse Preventable?

Was Deadly Philadelphia Building Collapse Preventable?

A structural engineer renowned for his investigation into the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11 says a deadly 2013 building collapse in Philadelphia was "an entirely preventable accident."

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

'Blind Leading Blind' Led to Market St. Collapse: Attorney

'Blind Leading Blind' Led to Market St. Collapse: Attorney

The opening arguments for plaintiffs in the civil trial of the deadly 2013 Market Street collapse began Monday, with one of the lead attorneys arguing that the project was doomed from the moment the building...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Center City Building Collapse Civil Trial Gets Underway

Center City Building Collapse Civil Trial Gets Underway

Opening arguments are set to start Monday in a civil trial over a building collapse that killed six people and injured 13 others inside a Center City Philadelphia thrift store.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016

Center City Building Collapse Civil Trial Set to Begin

Center City Building Collapse Civil Trial Set to Begin

Jury in place for civil trial of deadly 2013 building collapse.

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015

'It's Just Burned Into Your Memory'

'It's Just Burned Into Your Memory'

On the two-year anniversary of the building collapse in Center City that claimed six lives, firefighters and police who were on the front lines reflect on their memories from that day.

Friday, Jun 5, 2015

Collapse Survivor to Savior: 'I am Very Grateful'

Collapse Survivor to Savior: 'I am Very Grateful'

For a year after the June 5, 2013 building collapse at 22nd and Market streets, Philadelphia Fire Chief John O'Neill agonized over whether he'd done the right thing for a woman he found alive who'd been...

Friday, Oct 31, 2014

Design Chosen for Philly Collapse Memorial

Design Chosen for Philly Collapse Memorial

Plans for the completion of the memorial on the site of the building collapse on 22nd and Market streets in Center City can now move forward, as an artist has been chosen to design the memorial’s centerpiece...

Friday, Jun 27, 2014

Bail Reduction Denied in Market Street Collapse

Bail Reduction Denied in Market Street Collapse

A bail reduction request was denied on Friday for the two men charged with the deaths of six people in the Market Street building collapse.

Friday, Jun 6, 2014

The First 24 Hours of the Center City Building Collapse

The First 24 Hours of the Center City Building Collapse

One year ago today a large wall made of brick and masonry collapsed at 22nd and Market Streets in Center City Philadelphia.

What Happened
Six people died and 13 were injured six months ago, on Wednesday, June 5 when a four-story building under demolition at 2136 Market Street in Center City Philadelphia came down on top of a two-story building, which housed a Salvation Army Thrift Store.