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Friday, October 06, 2006

What a sight!

Morning Sun photo by Victor Fitzsimons
It fell gently, almost reverently. The Borden Building chimney was demolished shortly after noon.
An excavator with a hydraulic hammer knocked enough bricks out of the base, and the force of gravity did the rest. Souvenir bricks from the chimney were picked up by the dozens.
The chimney wasn't sound, but the rest of the building is, according to engineers with the West Broadway Redevelopment Project. Once the last state approvals are in, work will begin on what will be Mount Pleasant's new city hall and other office and residential space.


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