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

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


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.


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.


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.


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.”


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.


Save Pevely Building rally held November 19, 2011 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Preservation Board to Consider Pevely Demolition

St. Louis University wants to put up a new building on the site.


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Demolition Denied for Cupples 7 Building

The owner of the building could still apply for an emergency demolition permit, but preservationists hope that doesn’t happen.


JOPLIN, MO - JULY 30: Volunteers demolish a tornado-damaged home July 30, 2011 in Joplin, Missouri. Joplin continues to recover from the May 22nd twister which killed 160 people and destroyed 7,500 homes and as many as 500 businesses. (Getty/Scott Olson)

Joplin’s July Building Permits Total $51.7 Million

Of the permits issued in July, about 760 were for demolition, with another 60 issued for new home construction.


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City Starts Demolition Phase of Tornado Cleanup

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors that removed debris will stay until August 21.