Architectural Salvage & Antique Lumber News

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Thursday, August 20, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009

Who Has Salvage Rights To Philly Mansion?

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that the Addison Mizner-designed, 1929 La Ronda mansion on Philadelphia's Main Line is slated for demolition and that architectural salvage rights have already been awarded. Anyone know who has the salvage rights? There's has been a last-minute flurry of activity with a potential buyer surfacing who wants to move the massive structure. I don't think it will happen.

Inquirer Article Link

Thursday, August 13, 2009

East Coast Salvager Has to Relocate

Second Chance, the big architectural salvager that occupies several warehouses in Baltimore, is going to have to relocate because a casino is going to be built on the city-owned land they presently occupy. Click here for the Baltimore Sun article.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Salvage Uproar on Staten Island

The New York Times has an interesting post on their blog about a "misunderstanding" that developed when some architectural salvagers went to remove items on Staten Island recently.