falling glass

A window of a building at Chicago and Wabash avenues was blown out by high winds on Oct. 19, 2011, prompting officials to close off nearby streets to pedestrian traffic. (Credit: CBS)

Window Blown Out Of Near North Side High-Rise

Streets by a Near North Side high-rise were closed to pedestrian traffic Wednesday afternoon after glass from at least one window was blown out due to heavy winds.


Falling Glass

Glass Falls From Downtown High-Rise

There were anxious moments in the Loop this morning, when glass fell from a high-rise building on State Street.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

A firefighter helps clean up broken glass outside the Sears building in the Loop on Thursday. (CBS)

Woman Injured By Falling Glass From Loop Building

Police blocked part of a busy downtown sidewalk this afternoon, after glass fell from a building.

CBS Chicago–02/17/2011

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Falling Glass Reported In Loop

Reports of falling glass in the Loop is halting some CTA service in the downtown area Thursday evening.


Chicago Board of Trade (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Street Reopened In Loop After Closure For Falling Glass

A street and some surrounding sidewalks in the Loop have been closed following reports of glass falling from the Chicago Board of Trade.