The land was converted to the Alpha Ridge Community Park in 1994, demolishing the Shipley House and outbuildings to replace them with a complex of revenue generating ball fields and facilities.
Is the Shipley Lydecker house still standing?
Shipley's death, the estate passed to his widow from which several conveyances led the property to Mr. Philip Lydecker who in 1947 sold the house to the Veterans of Foreign Affairs. In the end, at an unknown date, the Shipley Lydecker House was destroyed. Today the site is occupied by an apartment complex.
Why was the 6th Street bridge demolished?
In 1986, the Caltrans bridge survey found the Sixth Street Viaduct eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Despite its historical status, the bridge was closed for demolition and replacement in January 2016 due to concerns over seismic instability.
Why was the Harmon Tower Demolished?
MGM said the Harmon was irreparable and needed to be demolished. A structural engineer hired by MGM Resorts determined the building was unsafe and could topple in a 7.7-magnitude earthquake. Perini gave up trying to save the Harmon this year, but said MGM's testing had damaged the building beyond repair. 30 Dec 2014
Why was The Alchemist banned?
The book caused great controversy in religious communities in the US and was banned in 1955 in South African Apartheid for being ""objectionable and obscene."" 26 Sep 2017
Why was The Amazing Spider Man 3 Cancelled?
In February 2015, The Amazing Spider-Man 3 and its sequels, including the spin-offs were officially cancelled, after Disney failing to reach a deal with Sony, the Spider-Man film series was originally going to continue without Marvel's involvement.
Why was The Amazing Spiderman 2 bad?
One of the biggest negative reactions to The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was that it simply contained too much set-up for future use, at the expense of focusing on its own story. 6 Nov 2019
Why was The Greatest American Hero Cancelled?
But due to different days and time slots, ABC seemed to had want to cancel the show. And the suits as ABC did not seem to like a show like this and did it's best to cancel a great show that, is now a cult classic despite lasting two years. William Katt is mild-mannered teacher Bill Hinkley.
Why was the Aladdin cast white?
One of the film's stand-ins spoke to The Sunday Times about seeing Caucasian actors lined seeking pigment-changing makeup and heavy tans. Disney has admitted to using makeup to help dozens of white extras look Middle Eastern for crowd scenes in its upcoming, live-action remake of “Aladdin,” The Sunday Times reports. 8 Jan 2018
Why was the Batman Cancelled?
Cancellation. Near the end of the third season, ratings had dropped significantly, and ABC cancelled the show. NBC agreed to take over the series, but before it could do so, it discovered that hundreds of thousands of dollars of Batman sets had been destroyed. Rather than rebuild the sets, NBC dropped the project.
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