Glass falls from high-rise in Midtown

June 7, 2010 4:05:46 AM PDT
Authorities are investigating falling glass from a high-rise apartment building in Midtown Manhattan. It happened at 117 East 57th Street around 4:30 Sunday afternoon.

Authorities said a large section of glass and molding came loose from a 52nd floor balcony, striking glass balconies on other floors on the way down.

The glass then broke through a glass atrium on the 10th floor.

Witnesses said it sounded like an explosion.

No one was injured.

Buildings department was investigating whether the incident was weather-related.


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