Examples of demolition in a Sentence
The old factory is scheduled for demolition next week.
The demolitions should be complete by the end of the year.
Recent Examples of demolition from the Web
An interior demolition permit was posted on the building in late April but no opening date has been announced.
City Councilman Scott Taylor and other dignitaries heralded the demolition of the Capital Center Inn and A-1 Motel, both at 6101 E. 87th Street, at a press conference Thursday.
Demolition on the lower portion of the main spillway began May 20 and is expected to last through late June.
And recurring costs like beautification and facade improvements and any demolition work could be about $2 million.
Scheduled for demolition this summer, Hall Middle School will be replaced in the fall by a new $40 million facility on the same grounds that will bear the same name.
The $85,000 is only part of a package deal that calls for future city help of $250,000 to assist with the demolition and environmental remediation of an adjacent Clark gas station at 168 N. Addison.
Kenner Mayor Ben Zahn has given property owners of the Pavilion Shopping Center on West Esplanade Avenue two months to bring more than a dozen vacant buildings up to code or the city will start demolition proceedings.
The City Council Planning and Development Committee recently recommended a site plan that would include demolition of a vacant house and the building of a new parking lot next to the pantry building.
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First Known Use of demolition
DEMOLITION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of demolition for English Language Learners
: deliberate destruction of a building or other structure
DEMOLITION Defined for Kids
Definition of demolition for Students
: the act of destroying by breaking apart especially using explosives
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