A demolition crew tore down 184 W. Utica St. on Feb. 27. The green light by the city came two days after the Buffalo Preservation Board voted unanimously to landmark the 1907 building designed by Albert Schallmo, an architect who worked on the acclaimed Blessed Trinity Church on the East Side. (John Hickey/Buffalo News)
“The irony here is while the demolition was happening on West Utica, on the front page of the Buffalo paper that day was a quote from director Guillermo Del Toro saying that the whole reason he selected Buffalo to film ‘Nightmare Alley’ was because of the quality of the architecture in our city,” Howard said.
Source: Once demolition permit is sought, it may be too late to stop wrecking ball – The Buffalo News
The Corkman Irish pub in Carlton, which was demolished illegally. Photo: Eddie Jim
The developers have been slammed for destroying the 159-year-old pub, formerly known as the Carlton Inn, and are now under investigation from the Victorian Building Authority, the City of Melbourne, the EPA, WorkCover and Heritage Victoria.
Source: Carlton pub owners fined more than $15,000 for leaving asbestos waste uncovered
“Just imagine, one of my favorite people in history, Thomas Edison, may have walked across this very flooring,” Schelkle said. “The floor will be a conversation piece.”
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The demolition of the 102-year-old Gas and Coke Building is proceeding despite a flurry of protests by community members late last week.
Photos taken by drone show the teardown has begun—with workers gutting the building’s decaying interior and tossing it into dumpsters.
via Drone Photos Show Gas and Coke Building Demolition Underway.
The former Green Hotel, on Cooper Street in Woodbury, on Friday, April 24, 2015. (Staff photo by Jason Laday)
“The process has already begun, demolishing the building,” said Camden Diocese spokesman Peter Feuerherd on Friday.
The city planning and zoning board in August 2014 voted 6-1 to approve the demolition, over the protests of the members of Woodbury’s Historic Preservation Commission.
The building once known as the Green Castle Hotel, originally built in 1881 and turned into apartments in 1920, has been the subject of debate between Holy Angels Parish and preservation advocates for years.
via Pre-Demolition work underway at Green Hotel | NJ.com.