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Small Wall Collapse in Mundelein, IL

Small Wall Collapse in Mundelein, IL

Small Wall Collapse in Mundelein, IL

(OP)
Micro-burst storm and heavy rain - then an upper block-brick wall collapse (probably due to high C&C wind concentrations at the end of the building).

Looks like an old apartment building with unreinforced block masonry walls.

https://www.cbsnews.com/chicago/video/wall-and-roo...

RE: Small Wall Collapse in Mundelein, IL

Looks like the storm did a real number on the building, with a fairly large section of roof ripped off, multiple sections of collapsed/damaged wall, and general facade damage. Much more than just that section of upper wall on the CBS page (not sure if their video would show more, I only got a still image on the link above, despite the URL suggesting a video).

ABC 7 Chicago - Roof ripped off Mundelein apartment home after storms move through Illinois

RE: Small Wall Collapse in Mundelein, IL

For those who might want to look at property records, etc, the address seems to be 32 Washington Blvd, Mendelein, IL. Here's a link to see it in pre-collapse condition:

Google Maps

Edit: there are 6 very similar buildings there, so I'm not 100% certain which building suffered the severe damage. One of the news reports says it was 32 Washington Blvd, but it could easily be one of the others beside it.

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