The bulldozers finally began rolling yesterday on Shepherd's Temple Baptist Church--nee Anshe Kenesseth Israel synagogue--in the city's North Lawndale community.An emergency demolition order issued for the vacant and dilapidated structure last December finally claimed the building, 3411 W.
Dayton’s population has been shrinking since the 1960s. Most of the area’s factory jobs are long gone. To save the city, Schultz has embraced a new idea: Help immigrants and refugees lay roots in Dayton.
The wrecker's ball is busy at work on the South Shore High School campus, bringing down a once-visionary late 1960s building that became the odd man out when a new school was completed earlier this year a block east at 75th and Jeffrey.It is a spectacular demolition site as equipment knocks away at
A dilapidated one-time country estate that is among the first works by the architecture firm that later became Skidmore Owings & Merrill will be demolished by Lake County Forest Preserve, officials there said.The Glen A.
The city of Chicago plans to tear down a historic building at the old Michael Reese Hospital -- despite promises to save it.The main hospital building is more than 100 years old. Landmarks Illinois says the building’s one of the few examples of a prairie-style high-rise.