Demolition

Now that redevelopment projects in CA are officially dead, a retrospective on one of the state's 'most successful' redevelopment projects reveals an inconvenient truth: demolition for surface parking has undermined much of its accomplishments.
Jan 22, 2013   UrbDeZine.com
The city of Detroit has enough money to tear down between one-quarter and one-third of the city's 10,000 abandoned houses.
Feb 25, 2010   The Detroit Free Press
<em>The Architect's Newspaper</em> reports on the first demolition of a historic building on the Walter Gropius-designed Michael Reese hospital campus in Chicago, the proposed site of now-ditched plans for an Olympic Village.
Nov 3, 2009   The Architect's Newspaper
An elevated section of 1-84 cut right through downtown Hartford. As repair plans are put in place, citizens are calling for the stretch of highway to be torn down instead.
Jun 24, 2009   SF.STREETSBLOG.org
Concern: Ames Shovel Shops might be demolished.
Jun 7, 2009   The Boston Globe
A stalled housing development in a Los Angeles exurb meets the wrecking ball as completing the development became too unaffordable.
May 6, 2009   Los Angeles Times
The high costs of preservation and the current economic downturn have pushed the Chicago archdiocese to request a demolition permit for a historic church. But preservationists are pushing back.
Dec 19, 2008   Chicago Tribune
In post-Katrina New Orleans, a fine line exists between razing potentially deadly structures, and harnessing a zeal for wholesale redevelopment.
Oct 7, 2008   New Orleans City Business
<p>As foreclosures increase throughout the country, more cities are looking to solve the problem of abandoned and dilapidated houses with demolition.</p>
Jul 16, 2008   The Economist
<p>The City of Stockton, California votes to impose a temporary moratorium on the demolition of potentially historic buildings to allow staff time to create a permanent ordinance.</p>
May 25, 2008   The Stockton Record
<p>In response to the City of Stockton's attempts to block a lawsuit by citizens' group Save Old Stockton concerning demolition of several historic hotels, a California judge granted a temporary injunction to allow time for the lawsuit to proceed.</p>
Apr 8, 2008   The Stockton Record