A dilapidated house on a Flanders canal, with rats and other animals living inside, as well as a failing bulkhead, is slated to be demolished, according to Southampton Town officials.
The Town Board voted to raze the building at 215 Longneck Blvd. following a public hearing on July 10. READ
The former Howard Johnson’s/Riverboat Diner building — depending on how old you are — is coming down. READ
Apparently, it’s knocking down old buildings week in the Town of Riverhead.
A few days after the former Court House restaurant was razed, demolition of the former Sears building on East Main Street began Thursday.
On the heels of seeing one home in the area demolished at the ordering of Southampton Town — and another soon to come — members of local civic groups in Flanders, Riverside and Northampton have made a list of 15 other blighted properties they’d like to see torn down. READ
By mid-day Wednesday, the mobile home formerly at 40 Pine St. in Riverside was diminished to a pile of debris where the building once stood.
The Riverhead Town Board voted to order the demolition of the former Court House restaurant on Griffing Avenue Thursday, following a lengthy public hearing in which property owner Lyle Pike argued that the building is still structurally sound. READ
Main Road bid a sad farewell to a piece of its history over the weekend.
Owners began to demolish a famous Gothic house at 591 Main Road in Aquebogue Saturday to make way for a new home. READ
Riverhead fire marshals conduct an interior inspection of the long dormant restaurant on 307 Griffing Avenue Thursday. (Credit: Tim Gannon)
Riverhead Town fire marshals, acting on a court-ordered search warrant, inspected the interior of a dilapidated building on Griffing Avenue on Thursday that’s been vacant and crumbling for more than 15 years.
Town officials said the fire marshals are expected to issue a report soon indicating whether the building is structurally sound. (more…)