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Somewhere like Arcadia, where the median price per square foot is 50 percent higher than in Los Angeles proper, and where $7 million teardown listings tout propitious feng shui.
The ordinance, introduced in May by three local Latino aldermen, would charge an additional fee of between $300,000 and $650,000 for teardowns, depending on how many units would be lost, as well as a fee for enlarging existing buildings.
Across Charlotte, the teardowns show no signs of slowing.
But the Forsythe move stood alone — one the front office saw a one-off trade of talent for talent — and the large-scale teardown never came.
The deal should keep the Clippers in the postseason mix next season and put to bed growing speculation that the franchise was headed for a full-scale teardown following Paul’s departure.
In the tack room, the floors are reclaimed from another barn teardown, the walls are oak plywood trimmed in off-the-rack molding from Home Depot and the ceiling is standard beadboard.
This is not the first time that building disputes have led to demands for a teardown.
Although downtown has made a comeback, massive teardowns from the 1970s through 2000s destroyed its good bones and cohesion.
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Examples of tear down in a Sentence
vandals tore down the wooden fence blocking the entrance to the beach
the new owners apparently bought the house just to tear it down and build a lavish mansion in its place
First Known Use of tear down
tear down Synonyms
Synonymsannihilate, cream, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, extinguish, nuke, pull down, pulverize, raze, rub out, ruin, shatter, smash, destroy, total, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreck
Antonymsbuild, construct, erect, put up, raise, rear, set up
Related Wordsbeat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against); blast, blow up, break, cripple, damage, deface, deteriorate, disfigure, disintegrate, dissolve, dynamite, harm, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, spoil, vitiate; erode, scour, sweep (away), wash out, wear (away); dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, gut, take down, unbuild, undo, unmake; blot out, efface, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root (out), snuff (out), stamp (out), wipe out; despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack, trample, trash, vandalize; assassinate, butcher, cut down, dispatch, execute, fell, kill, kill off, massacre, mow (down), murder, slaughter, slay, take out, zap
Near Antonymsdoctor, fix, mend, patch, recondition, repair, revamp; create, invent; assemble, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; bring about, constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conserve, preserve, protect, save; rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, renovate, restore
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