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Kat Among the Pigeons - A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By E.C. Saunders
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Independent loner, thirty-something Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a lucrative contract to troubleshoot a South London multi-million-pound council housing... More > estate makeover. After a human skeleton is discovered in the ruins of a tower block she demolishes, Kat turns detective, determined to both solve the mystery and bring in the project on time, but soon finds that a little amateur sleuthing can seriously damage your health. A laugh-out-loud book with bang-on descriptions and dialogue, and an opening which sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour, Kat Among the Pigeons is a debut novel. The author’s experience as a London borough councillor provided the background for this book.< Less
Domesticity By Robin Dring
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Does anybody really enjoy doing housework? Robin Dring’s photographs of an abandoned house in a state of decay reminds us that decay can be luscious, even liberating. An antidote to the easy... More > option of everything in its place and a place for everything. The gaping hole in the wall where the hearth once blazed forth, a skeletal fir tree standing petrified in the corner. These are not pictures of utopia off the rails. They are images of hope. The wrecked interiors evoke the primeval furniture of our mythical forebears. The roofed enclosure within which the family gathers, anxiously waiting for the end of the long winter night.< Less
Domesticity By Robin Dring
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Does anybody really enjoy doing housework? Robin Dring’s photographs of an abandoned house in a state of decay reminds us that decay can be luscious, even liberating. An antidote to the easy... More > option of everything in its place and a place for everything. The gaping hole in the wall where the hearth once blazed forth, a skeletal fir tree standing petrified in the corner. These are not pictures of utopia off the rails. They are images of hope. The wrecked interiors evoke the primeval furniture of our mythical forebears. The roofed enclosure within which the family gathers, anxiously waiting for the end of the long winter night.< Less
The History of Shavington By Dr. Alastair Lack
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The History of Shavington Manor in Shropshire, home of the Nedham and Heywood-Lonsdale families. The 1685 building depicted was demolished in 1957
Rethinking Downtown Highways By Lealan LaRoche
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Freeways have had a strong influence not only on urban transportation but also on downtown areas both physically and socially. Certainly, they have extended the commuting limits of the city and made... More > lower land costs more accessible. However, many of the mid-century freeways, once championed by planners and highway engineers as tools for urban renewal, have created swaths of blight through city neighborhoods. Their negative impacts on the larger urban framework require new ideas for healthier alternatives to aid in preserving and building sustainable cities.< Less
Rethinking Downtown Highways By Lealan LaRoche
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Freeways have had a strong influence not only on urban transportation but also on downtown areas both physically and socially. Certainly, they have extended the commuting limits of the city and made... More > lower land costs more accessible. However, many of the mid-century freeways, once championed by planners and highway engineers as tools for urban renewal, have created swaths of blight through city neighborhoods. Their negative impacts on the larger urban framework require new ideas for healthier alternatives to aid in preserving and building sustainable cities.< Less
SHADES OF DREAD: "Demolition" By Stanton Crosley
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Part of the anthology series "Shades of Dread". A crowd has gathered around the site of a building about to be demolished. Spectators, workers, and policemen all watch as the charges go off... More > and the building comes down. Until things go horribly wrong, and something is unleashed.< Less
Battle Creek - Images from 1907 By Jim Middleton
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Historic buildings in Battle Creek have been aggressively demolished over the past generation - leaving future generations with a collection of historic parking lots. This collection of images shows... More > what has been lost since the 1920s.< Less
Roosevelt Middle School/Junior High School The Final Year By Michael Sherer
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This is a collection of 127 color photographs of Roosevelt Middle School/Junior High School in Mason City, Iowa. Built in 1938, this building was photographed just months before it was demolished to... More > make room for a new building. The 87 pages contain color images of the building exterior, interior, hallways, classrooms, murals, locker rooms, swimming pool and gymnasium.< Less
A Year In My Room By Jason Gill
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The son of an Irish property developer drops out of the human race after finding his father in bed with his girlfriend. He takes a room in a building on a giant derelict site, peopled with weird... More > characters. His father plans to demolish the place and create a giant new shopping mall, but fate, and the unseen author of Gary Carshaw's destiny have other ideas.< Less