Demolition by neglect

Demolition by neglect

The exact opposite of preservation by maintenance; any building or site that is not taken care of on a regular basis is a potential candidate for the eventual disuse, disrepair, and ultimate need for demolition.
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The proposed approach is also consistent with the Council objective of addressing issues of heritage building demolition by neglect.
6980 HOYT Protect historic districts and landmarks from demolition by neglect by allowing regulations prohibiting improper or lack of maintenance.
A recently released general management plan proposes several alternatives for cabin use, ranging from preservation and rental to what cabin owners fear could be demolition by neglect because of budget shortfalls.