1,500 concrete buildings in L.A. could be at risk in a quake

01/19/2014 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

An estimated 1,500 concrete structures built in Los Angeles before 1980 could be vulnerable in the event of an earthquake, according to University of California researchers. The researchers, who initially did not want to reveal the addresses of those buildings for fear of exposure "to liability from property owners," have decided to give the addresses to city officials so they can look at the structures, determine weaknesses and come up with plans to retrofit buildings at risk.

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