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Balcony collapse in Vilnius draws attention to dilapidated Soviet-era housing stock

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Administrators of Soviet-era apartment buildings in Vilnius will be asked to inspect their structural integrity after a balcony collapsed in one of the buildings last Friday. A two-ton chunk of a concrete balcony split off and fell down from the 15th floor of the building in the Lazdynai district of Vilnius. No people were harmed, but balconies of lower floors were seriously damaged. A preliminary inspection suggested that iron supports…