[nfbmi-talk] decorative ceiling collapses cadillac place
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Thu Feb 17 19:42:34 UTC 2011
Decorative ceiling collapses at Cadillac Place in Detroit's New Center
Mike Wilkinson / The Detroit News
Last Updated: February 17. 2011 1:47PM
Detroit— A large chunk of 100-year-old plaster fell this morning from the ceiling of the lobby at
Place, the home of 1,800 state workers in the New Center area.
"Nobody got hit, nobody got hurt," said Keith Paasch, director of building operations for the
Department of Technology, Management and Budget.
The collapse has forced the state to close the Grand Boulevard entrance to the lobby and divert traffic to the east and west sides of the building, Paasch
The decorative plaster, put up when the building was built about a century ago, fell just after 8 a.m., Paasch said. Not many people were in the lobby at
A number of state offices are in the building, including unemployment, the
secretary of state ,
the attorney general and workers compensation. It is located off Grand, just west of Woodward.
mwilkinson at detnews.com
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