Category Archives: Demolition Alert

Fire Destroys Portion of Historic Fabric in Lisbon, New Hampshire

About a month ago, we were driving up Route 302 to Littleton, New Hampshire. As we were driving through Lisbon, New Hampshire, the main street was clogged with emergency vehicles–creating… Read more »

Picture of St. Charles Church in Dover, New Hampshire

Demolition Alert 24: St. Charles Church in Dover, New Hampshire

The Foster’s Daily Democrat recently reported on a proposal that has been floated to demolish St. Charles Church in Dover, New Hampshire to make way for “workforce housing:” The property… Read more »

Demolition Alert 23: Aldworth Manor in Harrisville, New Hampshire

We do a lot of browsing of real estate listings. It’s almost an obsession really. Spring, of course, is the best time to look at real estate listings because so… Read more »

Demolition Alert 23: St. John the Evangelist Church in South Portland, Maine

Update May 2018: Alas, the South Portland city council voted 5-2 to approve a 42 unit “affordable housing” project where St. John’s once stood. Interestingly, this project moved forward despite… Read more »

Demolition Alert 20: Old Washington County Courthouse in Calais, Maine

The Bangor Daily News is reporting that the old Washington County Courthouse, now owned by Fairpoint, is being demolished. From the story: History or hazard? That’s the crux of the… Read more »