Chicago elevator incident: Lift carrying passengers plunges more than 80 floors as hoist rope breaks

An elevator inside Chicago’s former Hancock building dropped 84 floors before trapping six people inside, local news outlets reported. Rescuers arrived shortly after the fall early Friday morning to cut a hole in the building’s wall and free those inside. The accident unfolded at in the 875 North Michigan Avenue building, formerly known as the John Hancock Center and
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EARLY POPULATION Before any thought is given to the elevators in a building, a thorough and detailed study must be made of how people will arrive at the building, occupy that building, and move about the building. Occupancy is an obvious prerequisite to the design and size of the building itself. It must be expected
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