High-Rise Building

UPDATE: Elderly Woman Dies Following High-Rise FireCrews responded to the blaze on the 26th floor of a building in the 5300 block of North Sheridan about 8:30 a.m. Friday.
No Injuries After Fire In Vacant Loop High-RiseFirefighters responded to the fire on the 15th floor of the high-rise early Tuesday, according to Fire Media Affairs. The blaze at 122 W. Monroe St. was under control as of 3 a.m.
Lakefront High-Rise Windows Shot Out Three Times This MonthSomeone has been shooting some type of projectile at windows at the Harbor Point condo tower at 155 N. Harbor Dr. – twice late at night, and once just before dawn.
Police: No Charges After Dog, Cat Fall From High-RiseChicago Police have opted not to charge anyone in the death of a dog which plunged 43 floors to its death this morning, under unusual circumstances.
Dog Falls From High-Rise Condo BuildingPolice said the dog's owner let it out on the balcony on the 43rd floor, and the dog climbed up on the furniture, then jumped off the balcony.
One Hurt When Fire Guts Apartment In Lake Shore Drive High-RiseFire Department District Chief Peter Van Dorpe said the smoke proved more troublesome than the fire.
State Fire Marshal Withdraws Sprinkler ProposalThe Illinois Fire Marshal said Friday he's shelving a plan that would have required sprinklers to be added to older high-rise apartment buildings as well as all new-home construction.
City Urging High-Rise Owners To Make Fire Safety Upgrades NowAfter a 32-year-old woman was killed in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Lakeview, city officials have been trying to figure out how much progress other high rises are making toward installing updated fire safety systems.
1 Dead, 9 Hurt In Extra-Alarm Fire In LakeviewA 32-year-old woman was killed and nine others, including two firefighters, injured early Sunday in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood.
Window Blown Out Of Near North Side High-RiseStreets 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.