Stories tagged with: Demolition

March 2, 2012 - 5:39pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

The old Muskingum County Home across from Zane State College and Ohio University Zanesville was reduced to rubble Friday.

A few spectators watched, including Richard Kirkendall as sections of the building on Newark Road came down in a cloud of dust.

He said he and his brothers have many fond memories of the building from their childhood.

"When we were kids, this was out playground. We just had a ball over here. I got three brothers, and we had our BB guns, and we would...

November 10, 2010 - 7:00pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

Construction crews are digging up the earth and removing debris after knocking down a Zanesville structure that had been condemned for years.

The seven-unit residential property once stood at the corner of South and 8th Streets, and the city says it's happy to see it go.

"They're a true eyesore. This structure is not being only located in the downtown area but is also visible from State Route 60 and State Route 146, " says Community Development Director, Stacy Clapper...

August 10, 2010 - 5:16pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

All that's left of the old Zanesville High School is a huge pile of rubble.

Crews are working to cart the demolition away, but they have run into a slight problem...a dust complaint. The Ohio EPA was notified, and the school district's construction liaison, Darrell Lear, says workers are aware of the dust and are using water to counter-act the problem.

People continue to park across the street to watch the progress of the old and the new.

"Now you can see this one...

August 2, 2010 - 5:55pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

All that's left of the old Zanesville High School is one wall and a huge pile of rubble.

People are still gathering in the parking lot across the street, looking at the demolition and trying to hold onto a piece of history. Earl Gadd currently lives a few streets over and was out taking pictures Monday morning.

"When they started building the Roosevelt School, I made pictures of all the progress they have there. I'll have a complete history of that. I did the same things...

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