Tag: Demolition by Speculation

2 properties

Properties that have been demolished before any new proposal has been put forth. Often, a developer thinks the land is worth more than the building, or does not want to maintain a building for short-term gain.

  • A lovely split-square dual residence at the beginning of Atwells Avenue, razed in 2014 for a speculative development that has not come to pass

    Federal Hill | Built: 1871 | Demolition: 2014 | Decade: 1870-1879

  • A simple mid-century industrial building used for jewelry industry purposes over the past 50 years razed in 2011 for speculative purposes

    Jewelry District | Built: circa 1955 | Demolition: 2011 | Decade: 1950-1959