Stories tagged: demolition
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
The Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Tacoma is slated for demolition because it is too dangerous to occupy and needs millions of dollars in repairs, the News-Tribune reported.
Sun., May 19, 2019
A bigger, relocated transit center is coming to the campus of Spokane Community College, according to permits issued by the city.
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019
Gonzaga University is demolishing four houses on campus, and the land will be turned into open space, according to permit data at the city.
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Crews have begun tearing down Seattle’s double-decker Alaskan Way Viaduct.
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018
Work to demolish a former nuclear weapons production plant in Washington state could resume next week, nearly nine months after a spread of radioactive contamination forced a shutdown.
Wed., Feb. 14, 2018
The building’s owner, Ivan Kriger, has not submitted plans to comply with a building official’s order that the property at 3011 E. Wellesley Ave. be torn down following a November …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
The giant, mechanical jaw of a yellow excavator went right for the “I” in “IMAX” Monday afternoon, marking the start of a slow death for the 40-year-old theater in Spokane’s …
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
A major demolition project on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was halted for two days this week after air monitors worn by several workers showed they might have inhaled radioactive particles.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 9, 2017
The Texas church where more than two dozen people were killed by a gunman during Sunday services will be demolished, the pastor said.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017
Historic downtown Spokane building set for demolition, but adjacent historic structure will be rehabilitated
The 110-year-old McClintock-Trunkey building, 119 South Stevens, was constructed in 1907 and housed an early grocery wholesale distributor.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017
Demolition of the Alaskan Way Viaduct in Washington is slated for 2019.
UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017
The Spokane City Council extended two moratoriums following public testimony Monday night, both of which seek to protect historic neighborhoods.
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017
A pair of moratoriums proposed by City Councilwomen Lori Kinnear and Amber Waldref received unanimous support Monday night. For six months, no more demo permits will be issued in the …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016
The demolition of a major plutonium plant at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state is underway.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
A group of neighbors near the old State Route 520 bridge are asking for federal intervention before the floating bridge is completely demolished.
Thu., July 21, 2016
The Spokane Park Board voted Thursday to approve a bid of $4.7 million to reconstruct the Howard Street Bridge South.
Sat., July 16, 2016
City officials are expected to issue a demolition permit for the old Seattle Times building next week after complaints due to squatters and fires.
Thu., April 7, 2016
What if a young man who just lost his young wife in a car accident experienced none of the stages of grief? What if he felt nothing? What if he, …
Thu., Feb. 19, 2015
The owner of two historic residential buildings in Browne’s Addition wants to tear out the structures to make room for a three-story apartment house with modern design. Last week, the …
Thu., Jan. 22, 2015
The owners of two old houses that were long ago converted to apartments are going to undertake an archaeological study of the properties in Browne’s Addition before the city of …
Wed., Dec. 12, 2012
WORLEY, Idaho — School board officials in North Idaho have agreed to settle the fate of a historic school with a wrecking ball.
Thu., Feb. 3, 2011
The former downtown YMCA will begin to fall this month after more than five years of debate on the building’s fate. The Spokane Park Board this week approved a $574,700 …
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010
A Coeur d’Alene demolition company that once was featured in a TLC series is again in the spotlight, as videos of a dramatic demolition debacle circle the Internet and news …
Wed., Sept. 8, 2010
While construction work continues on the North Spokane Corridor north of Francis Avenue, more vacant homes will be torn down this fall in central Spokane to make room for freeway …
Sat., July 18, 2009
Demolition began this week in the historic Opportunity block on the southwest corner of Sprague Avenue and Pines Road. Several old, run-down buildings on the corner are coming down to …
Tue., May 28, 1996
Where Some See Void, Others See Future Unobstructed Demise Of Smokestacks Invokes Different Reactions From Silver Valley Residents
One day after thousands of onlookers had gathered to watch monuments to this valley’s mining legacy crumble, life definitely seemed different. “We drove home in the dark last night, and …
Mon., May 27, 1996
The money was pretty good, and there was a sense of adventure to the job. But the best part? Well, the best part was the watermelons.