The study titled ”˜NEES Grand Challenge Inventory of Older Concrete Buildings’ states the “case-study [is an] inventory of pre-1976 concrete buildings in the City of Los Angeles is a component of a broader “NEES Grand Challenge” project funded by the United States National Science Foundation (NSF).” The Network for Earthquake Engineering Stimulation (NEES) challenge sought to “develop a case study non-ductile concrete building inventory, to estimate collapse risk using the inventory with existing tools (e.g., HAZUS) and the best available ground motion models, to improve risk assessment tools for non-ductile concrete buildings through targeted testing and numerical simulation work, and to re-assess the collapse risk with the improved tools.”
The 10 at-risk
Another set of four at-risk buildings were located on Wilshire. Two were parking structures located at 11620 and
The final two at-risk buildings in the
According to the University of California, Los Angeles’ Daily Burn, the 75-page study also included 13 buildings that were at risk in the Westwood area that are also at risk in the event of a strong earthquake. The buildings included, but weren’t limited to: a CVS pharmacy, Bank of America, the W Hotel, the Westwood Village Theater, and the Landmark Regent Theatre.
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