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“Municipal Waste and the Benefits of Re-Use”

September 26, 2017 – “Municipal Waste and the Benefits of Re-Use” in Governing the States and Localities by Dr. Neil Seldman What’s going on in Baltimore shows how cities can profit both economically and socially from giving reusable materials a second life. In this piece written by the co-founder of the […]


More Set Items from “House of Cards” Arrive!

Whether it’s a large media cabinet or a small vase, you can now own a piece of history from the hits series House of Cards!

SC Deconstructs a Marble Mansion in Avalon, NJ

Dismantling a multi-million dollar marble mansion??  Sure, WE GOT THIS!! The deconstruction of this massive marble homestead has been a great showcase of the strategic planning and tactical skills we’ve honed through 15+ years of “unbuilding” structures. And, yes, we’ll have LOTS of very nice marble for sale in the […]

Be a Part of Our Upcycle Exhibition!

Calling all creative types, adventurous experimenters and “regular folk” alike… here’s your chance to show off your handiwork! Large or small, cute or clever, funny or functional… all creations will be included for display at our Wreckers Ball on October 14. (Attendance at the event is not required.)   Need […]

2017 Best of Baltimore Award – “Best Store To Get Lost In!”

Although our influence extends the length of the East Coast, we truly love our city and are excited to be a Best of Baltimore winner once again! If you haven’t been here (or not in a while), be sure to plan a trip to discover why Baltimore Magazine considers us […]

“The Wreckers Ball” Is Coming October 14!

Mark your calendar now for an exciting party with a purpose! The Wreckers Ball will be held at our 200,000 sq ft store on October 14. The attire is “construction chic” – essentially anything construction-related. There will be food, beverages, bands, dancing and a variety of activities and displays. You’ll […]

Learn About Our Stormwater Management Initiative

During the past several months, Second Chance has undergone a comprehensive greening project to protect our local environment. You’ll notice the changes as soon as you arrive. By way of background, our rooftop and parking lot spans some 10 acres. Due to this extensive area of impervious surface, even light […]

Our Deconstruction Process Explained

Are you or someone you know planning a major remodel or complete home or building teardown? Let us show you how simple it can be to deconstruct (unbuild) while adding a lot of value to your project for people, the planet and your pocketbook! Just call 410-385-1700 to get a […]

2017 Top-Rated Nonprofit Award – 4th Consecutive Year!

We are grateful to all of you who helped Second Chance earn this prestigious recognition for a fourth consecutive year! We are humbled that so many people have affirmed the social, environmental, architectural and economic difference we’re making in Baltimore and beyond. Read the reviews that helped make us one […]