Steel-frame building collapses

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This page is for gathering data on collapses of steel-frame buildings.

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  • 911Research: building collapses
    • The McCormick Place Roof Collapse: "The Most-Cited Example of a Fire-Induced Collapse of a Steel Structure", but it's a totally different kind of building (short, with a large footprint) and the outside walls survived intact.
    • 1995-06-29 The Sampoong Department Store Collapse: insufficient data, but building was known to have been poorly constructed and inadvisably modified
    • 1987-04-23 L'Ambiance Plaza "Cited as an Example of Total Progressive Collapse": 16 stories. Substantial recognizable pieces of the building are visible.