Former Treasure Island vacation resort could encounter demolition in Daytona Shores

DAYTONA Beach SHORES — An experience with a wrecking ball could shortly be the fate of the previous Treasure Island Resort, a gutted eyesore for almost two a long time and an unwelcome reminder of the effect of hurricanes and recession on the area’s beachside tourism business.

In the wake of the Surfside condominium collapse, the Treasure Island residence is also a reminder of the influence the components can have on a significant-rise structure just yards from the Atlantic Ocean. 

The site of the former Treasure Island Resort faces the prospect of a wrecking ball at a condemnation hearing by the City of Daytona Beach Shores that is slated for Aug. 18 at the Shores Community Center. The hotel, once among Volusia County's tourism gems, has been abandoned and deteriorating since being damaged by hurricanes in 2004.

The beachfront home at 2025 S. Atlantic Avenue, at the time among the long-back gems of Volusia County’s beachside tourism marketplace, is slated for an Aug. 18 condemnation listening to by the Metropolis of Daytona Beach front Shores.

The 10 a.m. listening to will be at the Shores Community Middle, 3000 Bellemead Travel. A unique magistrate will hear testimony and evidence connected to the city’s request that the 11-tale making, a weather conditions-worn concrete shell ravaged by the elements for decades, be condemned and demolished.

“The metropolis believes the building is unsafe, unsanitary and that it satisfies our definition to be condemned and it ought to be condemned,” explained Fred Hiatt, the city’s creating formal.

The city’s eight-webpage condemnation recognize, issued on July 1, delivers 19 illustrations of unsafe, unsanitary ailments the property’s main building, southern wall and its landing and stairs to the seashore.

Developing difficulties include concrete spalls and uncovered rebar “visible in various destinations, like assistance columns, partitions, floors, balconies and walkways with no restore work underway,” the observe states.

“The making is presently devoid of a roof, doors, glazing, or protections of any sort against more rebar and concrete deterioration on most surfaces,” according to the notice.

The recognize also states that the wall on the southern edge of the assets is not structurally seem, including that “it leans and is no lengthier connected to the ground in locations.”