One hurt when bricks fall from building


The Evanston Fire Department reports one person suffered minor injuries this evening when some bricks fell from the parapet wall atop a building at 610-612 Davis St. downtown.

The wall atop the two story building from which the bricks fell to the sidewalk below. (EFD photo)

The building houses the Gigi Bottega women’s clothing store, the TruFit personal training studio and the Olive Mountain restaurant.

A Google Maps view of the building’s parapet from November 2017. 

A Google Maps image of the building taken in November 2017 suggests the parapet may have been experiencing water damage more than a year before tonight’s incident.

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