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Moreover, this demolition of the Tuileries now, would be not only a brutal deed of violence, which would make a drunken vandal blush--it would be an act of treason.
Now, pet," said my guardian, "if it would not be irksome to you to admit the harmless little creature one afternoon before you save Boythorn's otherwise devoted house from demolition, I believe you would make her prouder and better pleased with herself than I-- though my eminent name is Jarndyce--could do in a lifetime.
On one side the low brick houses had in their dusty windows the sightless, moribund look of incurable decay - empty shells awaiting demolition.
We walked slowly down the street, away from the town; the low garden walls of the modest villas doomed to demolition were overhung by the boughs of trees and masses of foliage, lighted from below by gas lamps.
If any one had done the dwelling-house of Caleb Plummer the honour to miss it after such an inroad, it would have been, no doubt, to commend its demolition as a vast improvement.
Externalities of Public Housing: The Effect of Public Housing Demolitions on Local Crime," by Danielle H.
Tenders are invited for Project Management/Monitoring of FEMA Approved Demolitions.
Jerusalem -- PNN - The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) reported on Tuesday that Israeli demolitions of Palestinian homes has risen "alarmingly" in the first half of 2011, threatening entire communities in the West Bank.
TEL AVIV, July 13, 2010 (WAFA)- Israel razed on Tuesday Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem for the first time in eight months, effectively ending an unofficial freeze of such internationally condemned demolitions.
Such demolitions have wiped out several hundred units in Valley Village and Studio City.
In the Army alone, concrete generated from planned demolitions in the next 15 years will exceed 16 million tons.
Details of possible demolitions during the first five years are currently being worked through with tenants through face-to-face consultation.