GARY | Its last guest checked out about 30 years ago. Now the 14-story, 300-room Sheraton Hotel that opened in 1968 as a Holiday Inn is about to check out for good.
Demolition of the old Sheraton Hotel continues last Friday in Gary. The downtown property will be used for greenspace
Demolition of the old Sheraton Hotel continues last Friday in Gary.
Demolition of the old Sheraton Hotel continues last Friday in Gary. The building should be gone by the end of the week.
GARY | Due to the final stages of the demolition of the Sheraton Hotel, Broadway will be closed between 4th and 5th Avenues beginning at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
VALPARAISO | It's now just a matter of time before the Natural Ovens Bakery dome walls come tumbling down.
City of Gary worker Charles Jolley tears down a garage behind a home in the 2600 block of Massachusetts Street in Gary.
Cedric Kuykendall takes a photo of a vacant lot where once stood a pair of abandoned buildings in the 800 block of Virginia Street in Gary. The city has a grant to tear down several hundred vacant properties.
These two buildings in the 800 block of Maryland Street in Gary are scheduled for demolition. Gary has a grant to tear down several hundred vacant properties.
Cedric Kuykendall stands in front of an abandoned home scheduled for demolition in the 600 block of Virginia Street in Gary. He determines the properties to be demolished in the city. Gary has a grant to tear down vacant properties.
GARY | When more than 900 blighted homes are in line to be demolished within about a year, it's good to have someone in charge who's referred to as "the Rainman of Demolition."
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.
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