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Fall raises window safety concerns

Post Time:Jun 01,2011Classify:Industry NewsView:91

A lot of people have been wondering how two young women crashed through the window of the Midtown W Hotel on Saturday, May 29th, killing one and severely injuring the other. According to Atlanta's 11Alive station, the windows go floor to ceiling and appear to be single pane. There is a barrier about 40 inches up from the floor. The hotel underwent a $50 million dollar renovation in 2007, and the City of Atlanta says no permits were issued for new windows and no permit inspection was done for window installation, according to 11Alive. The station made repeatedcalls to the Noble Investment Group asking about the window construction and type of windows that are currently in the W, but its calls have not been returned, according to a June 1,11Alive.com report.

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