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(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

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.

12/19/2011

(Google Maps)

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.

11/28/2011

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