Demolition News

Woman rescued from partially collapsed Iowa building as city planned to demolish it

A woman was rescued from a partially collapsed building in Davenport, Iowa, Monday as the city was planning to demolish it. The woman, 52-year-old Lisa Brooks, poked her head out of a fourth-floor window Monday about 24 hours after part of the building crumbled. A family member said she hid under the couch when the […]

Final Demolition Underway For SOM’s 12 West 57th Street in Midtown, Manhattan

Demolition is underway on the final two buildings at 12 West 57th Street, the site of a 672-foot-tall residential skyscraper in Midtown, Manhattan. Designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and developed by Solow Management Corp., the tower will rise along Billionaires’ Row between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and West 56th and 57th Streets. Little exterior […]

Sunbird Mountain Grill demolition in Colorado Springs underway

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Following decades of serving up food in Colorado Springs, the iconic Sunbird Mountain Grill is being demolished. The demolition process started Monday just afternoon. The restaurant is just west of I-25 between Rockrimmon Boulevard and Garden of the Gods Road. The owner tells 11 News the restaurant was no longer […]

Demolition of the former OYO Hotel Brownwood TX soon to begin

The demolition of the former OYO Hotel, located at 515 East Commerce, will soon commence. On Thursday, crews were in the process of removing beds, furniture and other materials from rooms. Squirrels’ Real Estate LLC purchased the property on Sept. 6, 2022 and after a 180-day wait, plans to redevelop the property are underway. Details […]

Demolition begins at Dallas’ Valley View Center after firefighters injured in blaze

A demolition company began tearing down the remains of the former Valley View Center on Thursday after two firefighters were injured while trying to put out a blaze at the site earlier in the day, city officials say. The 300,000-square-foot building on the corner of Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway and Preston Road was planned to […]

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Building a Sustainable Future: The Growth of the Construction and Demolition Waste Recycling Market Analysis By 2031

PORTLAND, UNITED STATES, May 29, 2023 / — The construction and demolition (C&D) industry generates a significant amount of waste worldwide. However, with increasing environmental concerns and a growing focus on sustainability, there has been a notable shift towards recycling and reusing construction and demolition waste. The construction and demolition waste recycling market has emerged […]

NFL’s Chicago Bears Seek Demolition Permit For Arlington Park

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Demolish office buildings because demand isn’t coming back, hedge fund manager says

Office buildings should be torn down as demand isn’t going to bounce back, Kyle Bass said. Converting office space to apartments isn’t practical either, he told Bloomberg.  “It’s one asset class that just has to get redone, and redone meaning demolished,” Bass said Office buildings aren’t going to see a resurgence in workers coming back, […]

Japan stadium where Babe Ruth played may face wrecking ball

TOKYO (AP) — A historic baseball stadium in Tokyo where Babe Ruth played could be demolished, part of a disputed redevelopment plan harshly criticized by environmentalists. Ruth played at the Meiji Jingu Stadium in 1934 on a barnstorming tour with other American stars that included Lou Gehrig, Lefty Gomez and Jimmie Foxx. Ruth homered several […]

UNC Trustees Approve Demolition of Carrington Hall; New Designs Revealed

The UNC Board of Trustees took a step closer to the “renewal” of Carrington Hall on campus, as they approved the demolition of the current School of Nursing building and designs for its reconstruction. Having first been discussed during Wednesday’s Budget, Finance and Infrastructure Committee meeting, the measures were unanimously approved by trustees as part […]