The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. on the 100 block of North 9th Street.
Fire responders arrived to find the tile had crashed into pieces on the sidewalk.
17 residents on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th floors of the building were asked to evacuate.
There were no reports of any injuries.
License and Inspection was called to the scene to check the damage and safety of the building.