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Demolition

WOW: Electrifying Bridge Demolition In Super Slow-Mo

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 03.27.2013 | Science

Holy smokes! We've all seen flimsy rope bridges collapsing in movies, but how about a heavy-duty steel road bridge? Just check out this slow-mo video ...

Steel City Igloo Melts Before Your Eyes

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

Three Stanley Cups, 43 years of memories -- and just 30 seconds to watch it all crumble away. The Pittsburgh Penguins might have moved across the ...

David Lohr

WATCH: Military Tank Demolishes Home

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.10.2012 | Weird News

A company in Kasota, Minn., took home demolition to the next level when they used a tank to raze an abandoned house. The 150-year-old home had been...

Emotional Buildings Self Destruct

Tom Mallory | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Tom Mallory

Today I want to tell two stories, this time not of constructing new exciting architecture but instead of demolition! Demolition, on the one hand, se...

Demolition of Vacant and Foreclosed Homes Will Revitalize Neighborhoods

Rep. Marcia L. Fudge | Posted 05.19.2012 | Politics
Rep. Marcia L. Fudge

Neighborhoods across America have been devastated by the foreclosure crisis and the homeowners who remain now find themselves in communities speckled with vacant and abandoned homes, which cause the value of their homes to plummet.

David Lohr

Anthony Sowell's Dilapidated 'House Of Horrors' Demolished (WATCH)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- Serial killer Anthony Sowell's three-story "House of Horrors" was demolished early Tuesday morning. A wrecking crew took about 90 minutes...

The Silent Majority: China's Other Lawyers

John Wagner Givens | Posted 09.28.2011 | World
John Wagner Givens

We must remember that for every Chinese lawyer whose abduction or detention is reported, thousands of lawyers are challenging the state in myriad unreported ways.

Saying Goodbye to Wu Tang

Jeremiah Moss | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Jeremiah Moss

Welcome to 7 1/2 Second Avenue, also known as 9 Second Avenue, also known as the other half of Germania Flats, one of the 19th-century buildings that will come down alongside Mars Bar this summer.

America's Foreclosure Ghost Towns -- Photos From HuffPost Readers

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business

Since 2007, news of the foreclosure crisis has been nearly constant. Recently, the at-times bombarding reports of unscrupulous banks, unfair foreclosu...

Ruscha's 'Psycho Spaghetti Westerns'

Evan J. Garza | Posted 06.04.2011 | Arts
Evan J. Garza

© Ed Ruscha. Psycho Spaghetti Western #9, 2010-2011 | Acrylic on canvas, 64 x 80 inches. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Tucked away in a busy corner of ...

America's Foreclosure Ghost Towns

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

On the cover of their most recent issue, Fortune declares the "return of Real Estate" to be upon us. With the national housing market wrecked by low s...

Toxic Building Damaged On 9/11 Is Finally Down

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Nearly a decade after it was badly damaged by the falling south tower of the World Trade Center, a 41-story bank tower has finally be...

Chinese Artist Ai Weiwei is Still Smiling

Linda Constant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Constant

As news of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei's studio demolition, courtesy of Shanghai city authorities, circles the globe and stirs indignation throughout var...

WATCH: Hotel Collapses Onto Street After Botched Demolition

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The supposedly controlled demolition of a hotel in downtown Edmonton resulted in a minor headache after the building took an unexpected plunge onto th...

Historic Colorado Opera House Threatened With Demolition

Mike Rosso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Mike Rosso

A landmark building in historic downtown Salida is in imminent danger of demolition unless drastic steps are taken to save it.

Banks Demolish New Houses

Eyes and Ears Assignment Desk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eyes and Ears Assignment Desk

Email us if you hear about houses in your area being destroyed by banks that have foreclosed on the property.

Implosion Goes Wrong, Building Rolls Over (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Officials in Turkey are trying to figure out why a building demolition went wrong. Instead of imploding, the structure fell over, narrowly missing a n...

UN: Israel Demolitions Must Cease

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs has issued a report detailing the difficulties facing Palestinians in East Jerusalem who ...