Category Archives: DEMOLISHED!

The buildings in this category have been demolished since being featured on this site.

First Church of Religious Science, Midtown East, NYC

While are all at home at the moment, we are digging into our never posted archives. This is the First Church of Religious Science, established in 1927 as part of the New Thought Movement. This storefront at 14 East 48th … Continue reading

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Temple Emanu-El, East Meadow, NY

Unfortunately, this post is to celebrate a unique modern synagogue that is imminently destined for the wrecking ball. Designed by the underrated Davis, Brody, and Wisnieski, the oval sanctuary is sited at one end of the complex with a connector … Continue reading

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Demolished! Deaconess Hospital, Buffalo, NY

This blog features only a tiny fraction of everyday mid-century architecture. And much of this type of design is never documented by anyone. So it unfortunately makes sense that a large percentage of this type of building is demolished with … Continue reading

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Demolished! Summer 2012

As this blog has grown, the likelihood of some of these sites being demolished has increased due simply to the larger number of beings being featured. Sometimes I receive emails with updates about buildings that are no longer there or … Continue reading

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Abandoned Modern in LA: Santa Barbara Plaza

On my way to photograph a mid-century bank in Leimert Park, I passed this row of mid-century commercial buildings on W. Martin Luther King Boulevard between Buckingham Road and Marlton Avenue. Most of them seem to lay within a semi-abandoned … Continue reading

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