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Exclusive: Inspectors deemed Manhattan elevator safe 3 weeks before fatality

Three weeks before a man was fatally crushed by an elevator in a luxury Manhattan building, inspectors said the...

FDNY members at the elevator in 344 Third Avenue (Credit: FDNY via Twitter)

At luxury building where tenant was crushed to death by elevator, there were signs of trouble

A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by an elevator Thursday morning in a Kips Bay luxury apartment building called “Manhattan Promenade.” The New...

Interior with elevator doors. Mock up

New Yorkers, how safe is your elevator? This map tells you

Search by your address on The Real Deal’s exclusive interactive map to see any elevator-related violations lodged with New...

Ivo Nikolic 

NYCHA’s former elevator chief sues agency over wrongful termination

The former head of the New York City Housing Authority’s elevator division is now suing the agency over his...

Ex-NYCHA official is disputing his termination for alleged discrimination

Ex-NYCHA official is disputing his termination for alleged discrimination

The former head of the New York City Housing Authority’s elevator division says he was wrongfully fired from the...

Busted elevator in your townhouse? DOB offers owners amnesty to get devices up to code

Busted elevator in your townhouse? DOB offers owners amnesty to get devices up to code

One month after a woman was trapped in an elevator on the Upper East Side for three days, the...

HUD official Lynne Patton gets trapped in NYCHA elevator

HUD official Lynne Patton gets trapped in NYCHA elevator

During her month-long stay in public housing, Lynne Patton planned to draw attention to the New York Housing Authority’s...

Head of NYCHA’s beleaguered elevator division is suspended

Head of NYCHA’s beleaguered elevator division is suspended

The head of the New York City Public Housing Authority’s elevator division has been suspended following allegations that he...

Elevated risk: Malfunction at NYCHA is putting public housing residents at greater risk of being injured in its elevators

Elevated risk: Malfunction at NYCHA is putting public housing residents at greater risk of being injured in its elevators

On New Year’s Day, Gina Gutloff and her boyfriend were headed out for breakfast when they stepped into the elevator on the 13th floor...

Woman rescued after being trapped in billionaire’s UES elevator all weekend

Woman rescued after being trapped in billionaire’s UES elevator all weekend

A woman who was stuck in an elevator on the Upper East Side since Friday was finally rescued Monday...

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