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A partial ceiling collapse at the Apollo Theatre in London Thursday left at least 76 injured, with outlets reporting that seven people have serious but not life-threatening injuries. The 775-seat theater, built in 1901, was filled with roughly 700 people for a showing of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time when a 30-foot square area of plaster fell from the five-story ceiling.
The original theater was designed by architect Lewin Sharp, and was renovated in 1932 by Ernest Schaufelberg. A surveyor has declared the theater secure after assessing the building.
In other news:
A Broadway building, evacuated three years ago upon the discovery of an illegal loft conversion, will be converted into "elegantly reimagined residences." [NY Curbed]
The National Park Service wants everyone to slow down on the San Francisco Presidio building project. [SF Gate]
This is a real car built out of Legos. [The Atlantic Cities]
An artist in London draws life-size images on interior walls. [Curbed National]
Will the new Apple headquarters—a giant ring of glass in a forest of suburban Cupertino, Calif. and designed by British architect Norman Foster—actually draw in young tech talent? [Wired]
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