Demolition

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Seeking Permits To Demolish Bay Bridge Pier With Explosives, Despite Possible Marine Life Danger

Caltrans is seeking permits to demolish the largest pier of the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge with explosives, a procedure that could be dangerous to native marine mammals, but Caltrans officials say it would have the least impact on bay wildlife.

08/18/2015

Demolition nears the home stretch at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Not Much Left Of Candlestick Park As Demolition Nears Home Stretch

Decades of memories are being reduced to rubble, and there’s not much left of Candlestick Park.

05/10/2015

The Honeymoon Cottage in Larkspur. (CBS)

Larkspur Teardown Known As ‘The Honeymoon Cottage’ Sells For Almost $500K

When the old, dilapidated house known as “The Honeymoon Cottage” hit the market in Larkspur last year, everyone was certain it would be a total teardown.

04/08/2015

A view of the demolition of Candlestick Park with the 1970s-era addition to the stadium in the process of coming down. (Ron Cervi)

Candlestick Park Demolition Offering Stark Images Of Disintegrating Stadium

There was a time when the popular preference for doing away with Candlestick Park was for a spectacular implosion, much like has been done with other stadiums with the signature moment captured in videos and photos.

03/24/2015

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay Bridge

Part of the old Bay Bridge may be brought down with explosives.

02/19/2015

An excavator begins tearing up the east side stands at Candlestick Park, February 4, 2015. (CBS)

Candlestick Park Demolition Begins In Earnest; Excavators Start Tearing Down Iconic Stadium

After preliminary work to tear out seats and other items, crews have begun the heavy work of tearing down Candlestick Park, longtime home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.

02/04/2015

Candlestick Park

Residents’ Group Launches Petition To Stop Candlestick Park Implosion, Citing Health Concerns

The plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.

01/08/2015

An exterior view of Candlestick Park before the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  It is the last regular season game at the stadium.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty  Images)

Bayview District Residents Fear Health Risks From Candlestick Park’s Possible Implosion

Some people in San Francisco’s Bayview District are worried about potential health effects from the tear down of Candlestick Park.

12/23/2014

Workers make adjustements to a bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Bike Path Closes Temporarily As Work Crews Extend Trail To Yerba Buena Island

Starting this week, the new Bay Bridge bike path will be closing periodically as crews continue to tear down the old span, but cyclists are willing to put up with it since the work is extending the trail to Yerba Buena Island.

11/11/2014

A workers stands in front of debris gathered up after the partial collapse of a building being demolished, October 13, 2014. (CBS)

Building Being Demolished In San Francisco Partially Collapses

Firefighters responded to debris falling from a building scheduled for demolition in San Francisco’s Financial District Monday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

10/13/2014

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