The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island has begun demolishing vacant, structurally unsound homes.
The 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens – once a haven for graffiti artists – was under demolition Friday.
The land is privately owned by National Grid, which plans to sell the property. The land is zoned for industrial use. Many residents are OK with that because they say without tax revenue from industry, they’ll be hit with huge school tax hikes.
A spokesperson for National Grid said crews have begun spraying water during the demolition to prevent dust. The spokesperson added the dust is not toxic.
Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a new Goethals Bridge, with the $1.5 billion deal to replace the aging current bridge now finalized, according to a published report.
Contractors demolishing the old Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have been ordered to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding public discussion of the site.
The demolition and cleanup work from the massive boardwalk fire in Seaside Park and Seaside Heights, N.J., should be complete by the end of November, officials said.
Demolition has begun for an eyesore on Long Island that had become a haven for gangs and the homeless, but what comes next for the former Bavarian Inn?
The Pier 17 mall at the South Street Seaport is closed and ready to be torn down, except for one business reportedly has refused to cease operations.
The nearly 28-year-old mall on Pier 17 on the South Street Seaport was set to close permanently Monday.
Authorities on Sunday were making plans to tear down two East Haven, Conn., houses into which an airplane crashed Friday.
Massive cylinders that were once part of the iconic AstroTower were hauled away on flatbed trucks Saturday morning, after crews partially dismantled the tower amid concerns about its stability.
Part of the iconic Astrotower at Coney Island will have to be demolished, after concerns about the tower’s structural stability prompted a shutdown of several amusements on the Brooklyn peninsula.
A construction worker was slightly injured Sunday as crews demolished an unused departures runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
The Queens Wendy’s fast food restaurant that stood in as “McDowell’s” in the movie “Coming to America” will soon be torn down, according to published reports.