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Photo courtesy of Steven Fitzpatrick Smith.

Kingshighway Bridge Demolition Begins

Northbound detour will take drivers onto Vandeventer to westbound McRee, while southbound cars will be funneled onto eastbound Shaw to Vandeventer.

07/06/2015

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images

Section of Shaw Avenue Closes Tuesday Morning

A major traffic reconfiguration starts Tuesday morning at 8:30 – Shaw Avenue will be closed between between Kingshighway and Vandeventer for 10 days.

06/22/2015

(Courtesy of Illinois in Focus website)

Judge Rejects Bid to Halt East St. Louis Landmark Demolition

A St. Clair County judge has denied a request by the owner of a historic but deteriorating East St. Louis building for a temporary restraining order seeking to halt its demolition.

05/14/2015

(Courtesy of Illinois in Focus website)

Owner Asks Court to Halt East St. Louis Landmark Demolition

The owner of a historic East St. Louis building that’s fallen into disrepair has filed a temporary restraining order seeking to halt the property’s demolition by the city.

05/13/2015

(Brett Blume/KMOX)

$500,000 in Ferguson, Dellwood Clean-Up Funding Put to Use

“The community is a good community. It was a bad situation.”

03/11/2015

A file photo of the old canal bridge on I-270 in Madison County, Illinois. (Kimberli Green photo)

Old Canal Bridge Comes Down

Crews used explosives to bring down the 53-year-old bridge.

01/20/2015

A file photo of the old canal bridge on I-270 in Madison County, Illinois. (Kimberli Green photo)

Old Canal Bridge Coming Down Soon

The Illinois Department of Transportation is making plans for a bridge demolition in Madison County.

12/16/2014

Book House - Allison Blood, KMOX News

In Rock Hill, A House of Books Struggles To Survive

The building was built before the Civil War, but developers want to tear it down and build storage lockers in its place.

05/03/2013

Cupples 7

It’s Now or Never for Vacant Cupples 7 Building

With the issuance of a demolition permit pending, St. Louis Mayor Slay says if there’s a developer out there — “this is the last moment.”

05/01/2013

The Avalon Theatre building on South Kingshighway awaits more demolition activity on January 19th, 2012. (KMOX/ Michael Calhoun)

Demolition Underway on Southside’s Avalon Theatre

It’s prominent spot it occupies along South Kingshighway will become just another empty lot, with no immediate plans for development.

01/19/2012

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