Latest Parks and public spaces construction News

Demolition looming for building with country music legacy

Jul. 30, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Thousands of petitioners are hoping to stop the demolition of a downtown Atlanta building where the first country hit song is believed to have been recorded. Fiddlin' John Carson likely recorded "Little Log Cabin in the Lane" in the building in 1923, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported...

Hawaii landowner cancels condo plans to protect surf spot

Jul. 11, 2019 9:20 AM EDT

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii developer has agreed to cancel a planned condominium project to preserve a surfing area, a report said. Property owner Kilohana Makai LLC agreed to work toward construction of a public space rather than the proposed five-story residence near the Banyans, West Hawaii...

Rescuers find 2 alive in collapsed building in Cambodia

Jun. 24, 2019 10:53 AM EDT

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Rescuers on Monday found two survivors in the rubble of a building that collapsed two days earlier while under construction in a Cambodian beach town, killing 28 workers and injuring 26 others as they slept in the unfinished condominium that doubled as their housing. A...

Repairs from 2015 flood continue at Death Valley mansion

Jun. 21, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Imagine driving through the desert, passing endless mountains, sagebrush, cactuses and Joshua trees. Out of nowhere, you spot something huge, opulent, clearly man-made. We're talking about Scotty's Castle. Originally known as Death Valley Ranch, the property is a 1920s-era mansion located...