Demolition

November 9, 2010, 2pm PST
The Pennsylvanian township of Upper Salford is auctioning off a 35-year-old wooden bridge to the highest bidder through an online forum, the latest creative solution for cash-strapped local governments seeking to clean up expensive local problems.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
March 25, 2010, 10am PDT
Detroit Mayor Dave Bing recently delivered his first "state of the city" speech since taking office, and included a broad list of proposals that could bring about a widespread revisioning of the struggling city.
The Detroit News
February 25, 2010, 9am PST
The city of Detroit has enough money to tear down between one-quarter and one-third of the city's 10,000 abandoned houses.
The Detroit Free Press
November 3, 2009, 9am PST
<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.
The Architect's Newspaper
June 24, 2009, 11am PDT
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.
SF.STREETSBLOG.org
June 7, 2009, 9am PDT
Concern: Ames Shovel Shops might be demolished.
The Boston Globe
May 6, 2009, 5am PDT
A stalled housing development in a Los Angeles exurb meets the wrecking ball as completing the development became too unaffordable.
Los Angeles Times
December 19, 2008, 5am PST
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.
Chicago Tribune
October 7, 2008, 2pm PDT
In post-Katrina New Orleans, a fine line exists between razing potentially deadly structures, and harnessing a zeal for wholesale redevelopment.
New Orleans City Business
July 16, 2008, 1pm PDT
<p>As foreclosures increase throughout the country, more cities are looking to solve the problem of abandoned and dilapidated houses with demolition.</p>
The Economist
May 25, 2008, 9am PDT
<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>
The Stockton Record
April 8, 2008, 8am PDT
<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>
The Stockton Record
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