SAN FRANCISCO (AP) A few blocks from the 58-story Millennium Tower, dubbed "the leaning tower of San Francisco," another building appears to be sinking.
An 18-story building in the city's financial district appears to have settled up to three-eighths of an inch because of the construction of two high-rises on either side, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Living in one of the multi-million-dollar condos in San Francisco's Millennium Tower isn't all it's cracked up to be. Literally. A modern-day Leaning Tower of Pisa, the 58-story high rise is leaning over 14 in., and has sunk 17 in. since construction started in 2005, the San Francisco Gate reported.
Two European satellites have captured a stunning portrait of the subtle topographical shifts at work in the landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area. The Sentinel satellites, operated by the European Space Agency, have been snapping radar scans of the region since 2015 as part of their mission to collect data on the earth and oceans.
San Francisco (AP) - San Francisco on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the developers of a sinking and tilting luxury high-rise, claiming they knew about the problems but did not disclose the information to potential home buyers as required by law. Millennium Tower was completed about eight years ago and so far has sunk 16 inches into the soft soil and landfill of the city's crowded Financial District.
USA Today is reporting that a luxury high-rise building in downtown San Francisco is tilting and sinking, possibly paving the way for a costly legal battle. The Millennium Tower located at 301 Mission Street, was built in 2008, and boasts condos ranging from $1.6 million to $10 million, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.