Fears that ‘leaning’ San Francisco high-rise can’t survive earthquake

A couple who lives in San Francisco’s Millennium Tower said in an interview that they are afraid the building ─ which has reportedly sunk more than one foot ─ might not be able to withstand an earthquake.

“The real issue for me is that [the sinking] hasn’t slowed down,” said Jerry Dodson, a lawyer who lives with his wife, Pat, on the 42nd floor.

“We don’t know if this building’s going to stand up in an earthquake,” Frank Jernigan told CBS’ “60 Minutes.” “And so I became severely frightened of that.”

A consumer group is suing the developers of San Francisco’s Millennium Tower for $200 million for damages over the building’s condition.

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