The 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco has several experienced several problems since opening in 2009, including a sinking foundation and cracked windows.

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New Problems Pop Up At Luxury Millennium Tower

Tim Ryan
September 05, 2018 - 8:16 am

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) —Another hazard is looming at San Francisco's troubled Millennium Tower.

A window cracked on the 36th floor of the leaning skyscraper and city officials have given the building's management 72 hours to take care of the problem. 

On Wednesday morning, portions of the Mission Street sidewalk outside of the luxury building were blocked off from foot traffic should glass fall to the ground. 

City inspectors notified Millennium officials on Tuesday that they had three days to report back on the problem. 

Residents of the 58=story tower heard the window fracturing over Labor Day weekend. 

The windows were supposed to withstand hurricane-force winds, Supervisor Aaron Peskin said in an interview with TV-station KPIX

Doubts about the building's integrity have been raised on several occasions. In July, some residents reported that strange odors regularly wafted into their apartments. 

The building's foundation is also a point of concern. The tower, which opened in 2009, has sunk 18 inches. Residents learned of that problem in 2015.