California Love and Near NYC Disaster

I love this song and video. Its a deep track with a nostalgic Lana del Rey styled video. However, I have one problem with it. If my eyes don’t deceive me, this video features the Citicorp Building in NYC while pretending to be set in CA.

This unique structure is famous for having a fatal engineering flaw that had to be corrected after construction to avoid a strong gust of wind from toppling the structure in the middle of Manhattan. Notice there are no support columns in the corners at the base/foundation so this caused complicated structural requirements further up the structure. Thats why structural engineers get the big bucks.





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