When barrier island homeowner Michael Marco next appears before the Delray Beach Historic Preservation Board, he will have to convince the members that demolition — followed by reconstruction — is allowed on his historic house at 212 Se
Piles of scrap steel and aluminum lie in the parking lot that used to serve the Boynton Beach City Hall and police station. Open since 1958, the City Hall was the last public building to be razed to make way for the Town Square redevelopment project.
The Boynton Beach Civic Center, library and surrounding buildings were demolished in October. City Hall, police headquarters and other areas north of Ocean Avenue are scheduled to be torn down this month. Courtesy city of Boynton Beach
By Jane Smith
Boynton Beach officials and others gathered for the tearing-down of the old Civic Center, at 128 E. Ocean Ave. City employees moved in August to temporary space. After the city hall at 100 E. Boynton Beach Blvd. is demolished, the site will be clear
Final social event stirs a half-century of memories
By Ron Hayes
Walls go up, and walls come down, and in between
to make room for construction of a Publix grocery. Businesses in the mall will remain open
during the projected year-long process.
South Palm Beach Town Manager Bogdan “Bob” Vitas Jr. said the remainder of the dilapidated Palm Beach Oceanfront Inn should be demolished this month.
Vitas said the Oceanfront Inn property, located across from Town Hall at 3550 S. Ocean Blvd.
By Jane Smith
The old dive shop building at the Boynton Harbor Marina was demolished as the last pie
By Tim Pallesen
Construction for Atlantic Crossing starts this month after a lawsuit by neighbors who sought to alter its design was dismissed by a judge on Jan. 20.
“We’re ready to get demolition and construction underway,” said Edwards Compan
Mary Kate Leming/The Coastal Star
One of the few remaining small motels in Boca Raton built in the late 1950s has finally succumbed to progress as bulldozers and demolition crews have cleared the site of what had been the Boca Motel and Efficien
By Tim O’Meilia
Six months after a win-win truce was declared in the struggle over the future of a six-acre Gulf Stream estate and the demolition of its 75-year-old mansion, a “hole in the sky” has re-opened the battle.
Neighbors of the soon-to-be b
By Mary Thurwachter
Quiet, for a moment, please. Listen carefully and you can hear an SOS coming from the Boca Raton Historical Society. The wrecking ball looms and it’s threatening to take away a slice of the city’s history.
In this case, it’s th
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