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Vacant home demolished in Selden (Credit: CBS 2)

Town Of Brookhaven Begins Demolishing Vacant, Structurally Unsound Homes

The Town of Brookhaven on Long Island has begun demolishing vacant, structurally unsound homes.

09/03/2014

Demolition was under way at the 5Pointz graffiti mecca in Long Island City, Queens, on Friday, Aug. 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Demolition Begins At 5Pointz Graffiti Mecca In Long Island City, Queens

The 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens – once a haven for graffiti artists – was under demolition Friday.

08/22/2014

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

North Shore Residents Mixed Over What Should Replace Glenwood Power Plant Smoke Stacks

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.

11/15/2013

These six smoke stacks will be demolished by National Grid early next year. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Residents Complain About Dust, Noise As L.I. Smoke Stacks Are Demolished

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.

11/13/2013

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report: Last Step Finalized For Construction Of New Goethals Bridge

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.

11/10/2013

Sign outside Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. - Dec. 14, 2012 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Demolition Of Old Sandy Hook Elementary Will Be Kept Private

Contractors demolishing the old Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., have been ordered to sign confidentiality agreements forbidding public discussion of the site.

10/15/2013

The Seaside Park boardwalk following the massive Sept. 12 fire. (credit: CBS 2)

Cleanup From Jersey Shore Boardwalk Fire Should Be Over In November

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.

10/14/2013

Bavarian Inn Demolition

Demolition Begins On Long-Decaying Bavarian Inn On Lake Ronkonkoma

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?

09/23/2013

(credit: South Street Seaport)

Report: Lone Holdout Keeps Operating At Shuttered Pier 17 Mall

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.

09/17/2013

(credit: South Street Seaport)

Last Night Arrives For South Street Seaport Mall

The nearly 28-year-old mall on Pier 17 on the South Street Seaport was set to close permanently Monday.

09/09/2013

Connecticut Plane Crash Debris

Houses Struck By Plane In Connecticut To Be Torn Down

Authorities on Sunday were making plans to tear down two East Haven, Conn., houses into which an airplane crashed Friday.

08/11/2013

AstroTower Demolition

Large Sections Of Coney Island AstroTower Dismantled, Hauled Off

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.

07/06/2013

The Astrotower at Coney Island is seen on July 2, 2013. (Photo: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Partial Demolition Of Coney Island Astrotower Set To Begin

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.

07/03/2013

An aerial view of John F. Kennedy Airport. (file/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Construction Worker Hurt During Demolition Of JFK Runway

A construction worker was slightly injured Sunday as crews demolished an unused departures runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

06/23/2013

(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Reports: Fast Food Restaurant From ‘Coming To America’ To Be Razed

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.

06/16/2013

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