Yesterday, a building at the southeast corner of East Houston and Mulberry Street collapsed, causing street closures while the Fire Department and Department of Buildings inspected. The NY Times describes it as a partial collapse and, luckily, no one was injured. Workers have been preparing the building for demolition, but a stop work order had been issued two weeks ago (the DOB required "bracing and shoring" of the building).

Curbed has been following the progress of the building from decrepit structure to new luxury condo - it was even used for FDNY training in February! The building used to house a bodega-deli on the first floor (and there was wall space reserved for the Tats Cru to put up graffiti-advertising), and is a few doors down from the bar Botanica and Time's Up! on Houston.

And earlier this week, a building being prepared for demolition collapsed in Harlem.

Photograph of the building collapse by BrianVan on Flickr