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Danger lurks for many of Seattle's iconic & historic brick buildings
CityStream: Ready to Retrofit?

From Pioneer Square to Chinatown to Ballard, the city's beautiful brick buildings are beloved for their character and charm. Desirable? Yes. But they may also be deadly in an earthquake. Seattle has more than 1,000 unreinforced masonry buildings that are at high risk of toppling over if the Big One hits. City officials are urging property owners to begin the upgrade process to protect their investments. Producer Randy Eng takes a look.

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