Officials: Webster Hall marquee unstable, poses threat to pedestrians

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Joe Torres has more on how officials say the marquee at shuttered Webster Hall poses a threat to pedestrians.

The marquee outside the now-shuttered Webster Hall poses a threat to pedestrians below, and forced firefighters to shut down part of the street.

Buildings inspectors say the marquee on East 11th. Street had become partially dislodged and was leaning.

Firefighters secured the area. Authorities ordered the building's owner to build a sidewalk shed to protect pedestrians.

Inspectors also cited the owner for failure to maintain the building, which is closed for renovations.

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