USA - New York - Buildings incident records archive
Records archive held in the City of New York Buildings Department, Manhattan, by Investigative Engineering Services, Assistant Commissioner Tim Lynch, Manhattan.
The notes and drawings his department makes when investigating building incidents like collapses help form a federal case against owners or construction contractors. Tim works in the prevention of damage to old and ensuring new buildings are up to standard plus often, assessing the status of a collapsed structure. From the chapter entitled 'The Skyline' and from the book 'Risk Wise: Nine Everyday Adventures' by Polly Morland (Allianz, The School of Life, Profile Books, 2015).