Brick apartments at 4529-31 Broadway.

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Brick apartments at 4529-31 Broadway.

Post by FangKC » Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:43 am

Does anyone else think the brick apartment building at 4529-31 Broadway is leaning, or has sunk a bit?

I was sitting on Broadway waiting for cars to advance through the stop sign, and it appeared to me it is.

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Re: Brick apartments at 4529-31 Broadway.

Post by grovester » Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:24 am

You can see there has been quite a lot of fracturing of the brick that's been repaired.

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Re: Brick apartments at 4529-31 Broadway.

Post by Midtownkid » Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:36 am

I don't expect to see those apartments standing for too much longer. That whole area is changing fast.

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Re: Brick apartments at 4529-31 Broadway.

Post by FangKC » Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:30 pm

I'll bet they were built on fill dirt that had not been allowed to settle long enough before constructing them. That is what happened with Chouteau Courts on Independence Avenue at Tracy. The foundations started to fail, and the building facades cracked.

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