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Old March 13th, 2010, 07:16 PM   #81
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Old May 8th, 2010, 08:51 PM   #82
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One of the deceased additions in the Mercantile National Bank Complex in Dallas was 360 feet 22 storeys tall.



But just to the south of the complex, there is a building (still living and currently vacant) that is of similar height to the 2nd addition:

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Old July 19th, 2010, 10:00 PM   #83
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Now there are plans for the demolition of the Mercurio and Sao Vito buildings in Sao Paulo. It will be a manual demolition instead of an inplosion, so as to not affect the nearby Municipal Market Building.
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Old October 14th, 2010, 01:55 PM   #84
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Oh, wait, the Sao Vito/Mercurio complex is indeed going to be imploded.
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Old October 15th, 2010, 11:25 PM   #85
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childs building 1911-1989 well its proper name is somthing els but because of the childs restraunt everyone called it the childs building



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yes thats a building inside of the new building... witch housesed cn rails switchs for the rail lines for all of canada.
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whole corner of building wa demolsihed for this
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Old October 17th, 2010, 01:31 AM   #86
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It's a shame! I liked the old one.
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Old October 20th, 2010, 03:58 AM   #87
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The Mercurio and Sao Vito buildings are going to be torn down with a conventional dismantling, no implosion required. Demolition began in September 2010.
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Old November 8th, 2010, 04:27 AM   #88
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Even though it is only 75 metres tall and was only built in 2001, the McGuire Apartments have been slated for demolition by next year because of severe construction defects.




It is too bad that the building has to pass away especially because of the above reason. Hopefully a taller residential highrise can be built on its site.
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Old December 28th, 2010, 02:10 AM   #89
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This classic Victorian department store in Sydney:


http://www.collectingbooksandmagazines.com/ah.html


Was destroyed and World Tower and Latitude eventually built on the spot. We replaced an old stunner with two modern stunners. It's still worth weeping over though.

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But I think we were well compensated.

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Old February 10th, 2011, 11:25 AM   #90
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Another dead skyscraper walking: It was recently announced that Houston's Sheraton Lincoln Hotel is being dismantled this year for a parking lot. Demolition already started a few months ago.

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Old February 20th, 2011, 07:28 PM   #91
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In Glasgow, ten tower blocks are going to be deceased within this decade.

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Old April 14th, 2011, 05:35 AM   #92
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Due to damage sustained in the 2011 New Zealand earthquake, the Grand Chancellor Hotel in Christchurch will face demolition via a floor-by-floor method.


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This will be surprising, but the Akasaka Prince Hotel in Tokyo, Japan is to be dismantled next year.

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Old July 8th, 2011, 08:00 PM   #94
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The Singer Building, New York City, 1908-1968.


Morrison Hotel, Chicago, 1925-1965.


City Investing Building, New York City, 1908-1968.


State Office Block, Sydney, 1965-1998.


Savoy Plaza Hotel, New York City, 1930-1964.


First National Bank, Pittsburgh, 1912-1970.


Hanover National Bank, New York City, 1903-1931.


World Building, New York City. 1890-1955.
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The Otemachi Financial Center in Tokyo, which was constructed in 1992, is being dismantled to make way for a 200-metre office tower. And in Singapore, the Ocean Towers, also constructed in 1992, is undergoing demolition.
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Another voluntarily deceased skyscraper: Houston Main Building in Houston, Texas, United States (born 1952) died via implosion in January 2012. 21 floors, 312 ft (95 m).
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Old April 3rd, 2012, 12:43 PM   #97
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Quite an eyesore, Houston should be glad it's gone.

It probably tried to inhale some remaining Art Déco grandeur, but it obviously didn't work out pretty well.
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Old April 4th, 2012, 05:48 PM   #98
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wow i can't believe they're gonna tear down the Akasaka Prince Hotel. What's gonna go in its place?
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^Two larger skysctapers.
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Picture by Vrooms, SSC Singapore

UIC Building, Singapore. Built in 1973 at 153m tall, 40 floors would be demolished for a 23 floor office and 53 floor apartment development.
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