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“Collapsing Building at 2920 Ontario”

“Dear PoPville,

I live next door to 2920 Ontario Rd. It is an abandoned building in Lanier Heights. As another anecdote in the blighted building saga of DC, 2920 Ontario Rd. started to collapse last night. We heard and felt several large booms during the thunderstorm that were louder than normal thunder. Our building even shook a little bit. Some neighbors went outside to inspect and we discovered 2920 Ontario had collapsed in on itself and some debris fell into the alley.

Given what just happened in Surfside, Miami-Dade County, I thought others in Lanier Heights may benefit from knowing what happened and to be cautious when you’re near this building. Fire department and DCRA were notified and taped off parts of the area. Luckily no one has been injured. Not pictured if you’re near the building you can see the top floor started to cave in the back of the building revealing trees growing from the top floor.”

Ed. Note: This morning Tia tagged us in a wild thread about the recent history of this building.

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