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Failure of John Hancock Tower, Boston Mass.

Failure of John Hancock Tower, Boston Mass.   Built: 1976 Architect: Henry Cobb of I.M. Pei and Partners Engineer: Bruno Thurlimann (Swiss) Date of Failure: 1973 while the building was still under construction (first account) Failure: Falling Window Glass Panels, Swaying The John Hancock Tower, officially named Hancock Place and colloquially known as The Hancock,… Read More »