Demolition News

Demolition Begins on Historic Woods Hole Ferry Terminal

With the crunch of an excavator’s clawed bucket, the Woods Hole Steamship Authority terminal began the messy process of being reduced to a pile of rubble on Monday afternoon. Until it was closed earlier this winter, [...]

Demolition of California Theatre halted by preservationists

A judge halted the imminent demolition of the dilapidated California Theatre building downtown that was supposed to make way for a 40-story residential tower. The 2,200-seat theater, at Fourth Avenue and C Street, closed in 1990 [...]

Demolition crews make room for Chicago Old Town condo project

An upcoming condo development across from the Chicago History Museum took a key step forward as demolition crews were given the all-clear to remove a pair of buildings at the southwest corner of Clark Street and [...]

Man injured after floor collapse at Brooklyn demolition site

A man was seriously injured Tuesday when he fell through the floor of a dilapidated Brooklyn building while rooting around for construction materials, authorities said.Firefighters scrambled to free the 33-year-old treasure hunter from the crumbling basement [...]

Preservation groups protest Union Carbide demolition

Shortly after JPMorgan Chase announced that they would be demolishing their Midtown Manhattan headquarters at 270 Park Avenue, preservationists, architects and critics railed against the move on social media and through letters to the city. Now, [...]

Old City demolition on hold while investigators seek clues to fire’s cause, feds say

The Old City building ravaged by a fire last week will stand for a while longer to give investigators an opportunity to search the wreckage for clues to the blaze’s cause, officials said Sunday. Philadelphia’s Department [...]

NY Union Carbide tower is slated for demolition by Chase

From:                       Skidmore, Owings & Merrill’s (SOM) 270 Park Avenue, an international-styled glass-and-steel tower in Midtown Manhattan that Ada Louis Huxtable once described as one of the “sleek and [...]

Demo crew begins tearing down old Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet

Ronald Freeman, a foreman/operating engineer for Brandenburg Industrial Service Company, the company doing the demolition, said they anticipate possibly being done before June. The actual demolition started last Friday and the crew members will be working [...]


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Demolition set to start on vacant Paterson NJ factory

(Paterson Press) PATERSON — A city contractor is ready to begin the demolition on an abandoned dye factory that looks like ruins from a war zone. The Leader Dye complex has been vacant for more than [...]

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