If the building had collapsed at noon rather than early in the morning, a tragedy would have surely unfolded in the narrow, crowded streets of the Fez medina.

Abandoned Building Collapses in Bustling Merchant Area of Fez Medina
A building collapsed this morning in the Fez medina. No one was harmed. Photo: Morocco World News
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.