HEBRON | It seemed like a fairly obvious precaution, but the Hebron Town Council had a good reason for amending its building demolition ordinance Tuesday.
MERRILLVILLE | Town officials are pursuing better results from Merrillville’s unsafe and blighted properties hearings by compelling the owners of troubled properties to attend hearings.
GARY | The demolition of the Sheraton Hotel remains on schedule, city officials said.
GARY | The Steel City is filled with an estimated 10,000 to 15,000 abandoned properties, so many that it has been a backdrop for the post-apocalyptic History Channel documentary "Life After People."
Marktown resident Manuel Garcia walks past the remains of the old Mark Hotel on land that BP has purchased in Marktown in East Chicago.
Crews demolish the old Mark Hotel on land that BP has purchased in Marktown in East Chicago.
E.C.'s Marktown residents pose for a group photograph for the Save Marktown Facebook page while protesting the demolition of buildings purchased by BP. The old Mark Hotel was demolished Monday.
We're inching closer to demolition of the former Sheraton Hotel in Gary. By October, if the project is on schedule, the building will be gone.
EAST CHICAGO | The city has requested demolition bids for a total of 28 vacant properties, starting the second phase of a project intended to remove blight in East Chicago.
KOUTS | The cost of demolishing a building in Kouts is about to go up $20.
The husk of the former Sheraton Hotel is a tall shadow of urban decay looming over the adjacent Gary City Hall. That hotel must come down.
As a Gary native and one who has lived and worked in the city for decades, I thought it would be easy to pen a piece explaining what’s great about my beloved city. I soon found it was easier said than done as my list of attributes grew longer and longer. I finally settled on three areas — he…
A building undergoes demolition to mark Gary's redevelopment program in December 2010. The city is using federal funds to demolish abandoned homes.
The Roundtable's May 31 edition discusses the state of Planned Parenthood in Indiana, the EPA's funding to demolish abandoned buildings and Porter County's nominee for the RDA.
Demolition has begun on the old Porter Hospital in Valparaiso.
A work crew begins knocking down the main entrance of the old Porter Hospital on Thursday.
Demolition has begun on the old Porter Hospital.
The Plaza Motel on U.S. 41 in Schererville is no more. The building has been demolished by crews.
The Plaza Motel on U.S. 41 in Schererville has been demolished.
PORTAGE | The Portage Yacht Club could come down next month.
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